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Something Else: A Fluxus Semicentenary
Sundance Kabuki Cinemas / KALW / SomArts
San Francisco, CA
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Something Else: A Fluxus Semicentenary
Thursday, September 15 @ Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
Friday, September 16 on KALW 91.7 FM
Saturday, September 17 @ SOMArts Cultural Center

Tickets $20 general / $15 student for Thursday or Saturday
2-Event pass $35 (select SECOND option at right)
Benefit level tickets $50 per event -- help support Other Minds!

Other Minds presents a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Fluxus. The three-day series includes performances by Alison Knowles, film screenings, a special exhibition curated by Other Minds, a radio tribute, and new realizations of groundbreaking Fluxus works by Knowles, La Monte Young, Yoko Ono and George Brecht. Host Charles Amirkhanian will delve into the world of Fluxus in interviews with Knowles and Hannah Higgins, author of Fluxus Experience.

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Thursday, September 15, 7:30pm
Something Else // onscreen
A selection films by and interviews with George Maciunas, Dick Higgins, Ben Vautier, Nam June Paik and more
curated by Other Minds and filmmaker Peter Esmonde
Q & A and reception to follow
Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, 1881 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

Friday, September 16, 11pm
Something Else // on the air
Charles Amirkhanian hosts a special edition of "Music From Other Minds": Fluxus visual artist and composer Henning Christiansen (1932-2008) composed his "Farewells Symphony" by altering a recorded concert given in Hamburg on November 29, 1985 by Joseph Beuys, Nam June Paik and the Danish composer. Christiansen's thought-provoking compositions, from chamber music to the happening-like material in his Abschiedssymphonie, Op. 177 (1985; 1987), are celebrated tonight.
Listen on KALW 91.7-FM and streaming at kalw.org, also available at otherminds.org/mfom

Saturday, September 17, 7/8pm
Something Else // in performance
Featuring Alison Knowles, Hannah Higgins, Yoshi Wada, Tashi Wada, Adam Overton, and Luciano Chessa. Works by Knowles, Overton, Philip Corner, Yoko Ono, George Brecht, Dick Higgins, La Monte Young and more. The evening begins with a "panel discussion" at 7pm, including the world premiere of Yoshi's Sound Store, and includes a special exhibition curated by Other Minds, and selected rare books for sale from Jeff Maser
SOMArts, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103


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Something Else // in performance is presented at SOMArts Cultural Center as part of the Affordable Space Program, which is supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission.

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Sundance Kabuki Cinemas / KALW / SomArts (View)
934 Brannan St
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States


Categories

Arts > Dance
Arts > Other
Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Arts > Visual
Music > Experimental
Music > Indie
Music > Other

Minimum Age: 0
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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