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IN THE MF GARDEN
-JULY SKYSPACE VIEWINGS
-MEMBER'S BRUNCH FOR JULY
-PNME EVENTS AT THE MF
EVENTS IN THE MF GARDEN
ELECTRONIC LISTENING MUSIC IN THE GARDEN
Friday, July 18 at 8pm
$5, all ages
Electronic music performances with Colongib from Kracfive Records plus
a special guest.
AMERICAN SHORTS READING SERIES #5 IN THE GARDEN
Thursday, July 31
Doors open 7pm-reading begins at 7:30 (until 9:30)
$3.00 per person
Readers and Text:
Miss Jenny Luv reads Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce
Carol Oats and Tom Solokolowski reads "Adult Art" by Allen Gurganus
Also super short excerpts from: Henry Miller, Erica Jong, and Karen
Films: vintage burlesque
Light refreshments will be served, but please feel free to bring a
picnic dinner to enjoy under the stars with us!
PAPERRAD AND THE BEIGE PROGRAMMING ENSEMBLE
Summer of HTML tour
Wednesday, August 6
These two art collectives will showcase digital music, videos, comics,
hacked nintendo cartridges, DJ skills, and dance routines in the form
of live HTML performances and lectures. Two-computer rock bands "the
8-bit construction set" and "the extreme animals" will perform along with
a live HTML multimedia extravaganza. More information can be found at:
Saturday, August 23
An evening of rare experimental films by the recently departed legend
STAN BRAKHAGE. This program will include many films from Brakhage's
output in 8mm film, including much of the SONGS series, created in the
mid-late 1960's, plus a few other amazing surprises.
http://www.geocities.com/jeffersonpresents/ and www.mattress.org.
For more information about Stan Brakhage, please visit:
Opening Early and Keeping the Lights on Late
Friday, July 25, 2003
The Mattress Factory will open early and keep the lights on late on
July 25 for visitors to enjoy one of the installation pieces in the James
Turrell: Into the Light exhibition. Skyspace, an outdoor piece built
for viewing the sky and atmospheric changes is most dramatic to view
during sunrise and sunset.
Friday, July 25, 2003
Sunrise viewing: 5:30 - 7:00 a.m.
Sunset viewing: 8:00 - 9:30 p.m.
No advance registration is required. Cost is suggested museum admission
($8.00 Adults; $5.00 Students/Seniors; FREE for members and children
under 12). Skyspace is the only artwork that visitors can access during
the extended hours. However, "admit one" passes will be distributed for
a visit to the museum.
BRUNCH AT THE MF
July 27, 2003
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Members, enjoy a FREE member's only monthly brunch, from 11 a.m. to 1
p.m. the last Sunday of the month.
On view at this month's brunch will be videos from previous MF artists:
-Listen to Meg Webster talking about her piece at the Contemporary
Art Museum of Houston
-Experience the performance group Chrome, performing in downtown
-Enjoy artist John Latham's video work
MF AND PNME PRESENT SNEAK PREVIEW CONCERTS,
WORKSHOPS AND FREE SHOWS FOR MF MEMBERS!
FOR MF MEMBERS!
July 19, 26 and Aug. 2 and 9
Enjoy Saturday night PNME concerts at the Hazlett Theatre for FREE.
Call the box office and let them know you are a MF member or show your
membership card at the door. To order tickets call 412-889-7231 or
MUSIC IN THE GARDEN
Thursday, July 24 & Aug 7 at 5:30 p.m.
Grab a FREE sneak preview of Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble's
upcoming concerts and enjoy free cocktails and appetizers in the
SOUND IN ART
Sunday, Aug 3
$5 per person
Reservations suggested: email@example.com or 412.231.3169
Recommended for children 5 and Up
Bring the whole family to this fun, interactive experience of art,
music and sound at the museum.
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