Wednesday, August 26, 2009

[HvEXAS] EMPAC | Coming Soon: Elevated + Boredoms with Deerhunter


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So you got EMPAC's Fall 2009 schedule last week, and were climbing the walls for more information - or you were sold already and wanted to buy tickets right then and there. Where do you go for such things? Now that the EMPAC website is live, you go there! More information on all the shows, tickets, and everything else that is transpiring within our four walls - point your browsers in our direction.



Music by David Lang 
Performed by the Contact Ensemble 
With films by David Aitken, Guy Maddin, Bill Morrison, Matt Mullican, and William Wegman 
Words by Lou Reed 
Thursday, September 3, 8:00 PM
$15 / $10 / $5

Composer and Bang on a Can co-founder David Lang presents five genre-defying new musical works in conjunction with films by visual artists Guy Maddin, William Wegman, Bill Morrison, Matt Mullican, and Doug Aitken. Compositions include the solo piano piece "Wed," the densely orchestrated "Men," "How to Pray," and a somberly beautiful reworking of the Velvet Underground's "Heroin" as a duet for voice and cello. All compositions are performed by Canada's Contact ensemble.

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New Nothing series 
Boredoms: BOADRUM 9 

With Deerhunter 
Friday, September 11, 8:00 PM
$15 / $10 / $5

The Japanese noise-rock band Boredoms continue their tradition of free-ranging aural play with a performance whose centerpiece is a circle of nine drummers who for much of the time play in unison. Together they generate a densely-layered, body-shaking field of percussion that's at once propulsive and meditative. With Atlanta's "ambient punk" Deerhunter.

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Marshall N. Carter (Chairman, New York Stock Exchange Group / Deputy Chairman, NYSE Euronext), Navigating a Perfect Storm - Regaining Our Bearings After the Global Financial Crisis
Wednesday September 2nd, 4 - 5:30 PM (Reception to follow in Evelyn's Cafe)
Presented by The International Center for Financial Research and The Lally School of Management & Technology
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You've already attended an event at EMPAC. Great! Can't wait to see you again. And you've read about EMPAC's residencies and commissioning programs. We hope you're as excited about them as we are!

Now, you're looking for more ways to be part of the EMPAC community. You've got it: Keep up on EMPAC events, information and conversation by joining the EMPAC Facebook group and by following us on Twitter. On Facebook, you'll find member-posted photos and videos, and be able to join in the discussion of all things EMPAC. On Twitter, you'll get our lastest last minute event info reminders, and maybe even a few surprises! Stop by soon.



EMPAC 2009-2010 presentations, residencies and commissions are supported by grants from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts' Regional Touring Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts (with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; additional funding provided by the Ford Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation;) and the New York State Council for the Arts. Special thanks to the The Jaffe Fund for Experimental Media and Performing Arts for support for artist commissions.

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