Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Dust To Digital New Release Showcase at Jalopy Theatre, Brooklyn 12/2

Tomorrow night, Thursday December 2nd, Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn, will be hosting the Dust to Digital New Release Showcase Show at starting at 8PM.

The evening will include music, films and old time buckdancing!  Matt Kinman will be performing a set of music, and the East River String Band will be playing renditions from the newly released Baby, How Can It Be?: Songs of Love, Lust, and Contempt from the 1920s and 1930s.

Thomas Maupin, the subject of a new documentary by Stewart Copeland, Let Your Feet Do The Talkin',  will be peroming some good old fashioned buckdancing too!

Two films will also be shown during the course of this special evening. Copeland's Let your Feet Do The Talkin', profiles the buckdancing stylings of Mr. Maupin and banjo-playing grandson, while focusing on their remarkable familial relationship and musical lineage. 

Ten Thousand Points of Lights, which was originally shot on VHS tape in 1989 and 1990 by director George King. The film documents the Townsend family, a suburban Atlanta family who, every holiday season for eight years, transformed their brick ranch house into a blaze of Christmas lights. Their house quickly became known as both “the Christmas House” and the “the Elvis House” during the duration of thier annual holiday tradition.

Tickets to the Dust to Digital Showcase are $15. Jalopy Theatre is located at 315 Columbia Street Brooklyn (between Hamilton & Woodhull). You can visit Jalopy Theatre's website here for more info.

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