Monday, September 24, 2018

Louise Brooks, An Evening of Celebration and Art

Louise Brooks, An Evening of Celebration and Art is set to take place on October 10 at Roxy's Downtown (412 1/2 E Douglas) in Wichita, Kansas. The event is hosted by Hosted by Roxy's Downtown, Vibrant ICT and Tallgrass Film Association. I don't know anything else about this just announced event. Otherwise, more information HERE.



The evening starts with an original multimedia work accompanied by the Strange Angels Ensemble (Composer Paul Elwood, Choreographer Cheyla Clawson, and Biographer Barry Paris), and is followed by a brief intermission and then the screening of:

DIARY OF A LOST GIRL (1929)

Silent Film starring Louise Brooks with live Orchestration by The International Superstar Boy Band

Followed by a Q&A WITH AUTHOR BARRY PARIS AND PAUL ELWOOD, AND the TEAM behind LULU OF THE PLAINS


FREE TO THE PUBLIC
6 PM DOORS / 7:30 EVENT
MADE POSSIBLE BY VibrantICT

VibrantICT Overview:
the Vibrant ICT project — featuring pop-up, urban, #musicfornowconcerts, and happenings. A Knight Foundation Grant project sponsored in partnership by Chamber Music at The Barn with The Knight Foundation through the Wichita Community Foundation.


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Want to learn more about  DIARY OF A LOST GIRL? Check out this DVD / Blu-ray release from KINO and the "Louise Brooks edition" of Diary of a Lost Girl (the book that was the basis of film.) The DVD features an audio commentary by Thomas Gladysz, director of the Louise Brooks Society. The book, which was edited by Thomas Gladysz, also features numerous illustrations and a long introduction discussing the history of the book and its relationship to the film.

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