Musically Speaking – Wild Style
Event: Aug 20, 2012
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Wild Style

Please join us for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries on Mondays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister.

Mondays in August at 7:00pm

Café Istanbul – in the New Orleans Healing Center
2372 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117

FREE Admission/Refreshments. Cash bar.  Seating is limited.

Co-presented with Press Street, Cafe Istanbul and Charitable Film Network.  For more information contact info@press-street.com.

SCREENING SCHEDULE:
Monday, August 20th
WILD STYLE  by Charlie Ahearn
Regarded as the first hip hop motion picture, this definitive movie features seminal MCs, DJs, grafitti artists, and b-boys such as Fab Five Freddy, Lee Quinones, Lady Pink, the Rock Steady Crew, The Cold Crush Brothers, Grandmaster Flash, and many more. Voted as one of the top ten rock and roll films of all time by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  (82 minutes, 1983)

Monday, August 27
DOWN THE RHODES: THE FENDER RHODES STORY by Benjamin Bove & Gerald McCauley
One of the most foremost and pioneering electric pianos of all time, this documentary captures compelling interviews from Herbie Hancock, Vince Wilburn Jr., Lalah Hathaway, Patrice Rushen, James Poyser, Maurice White, Greg Phillinganes, Marcus Miller, Quincy Jones, Ramsey Lewis, George Benson, Chick Corea,  D’Angelo and many more.  Bringing light to the movements of the Rhodes starting from jazz, up until present day pop music.  (? minutes, 2011)

  • 3718 St. Claude Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70117
    504-298-3161
    info@press-street.org

  • Press Street’s MiniPlex program is a platform for film screenings and additional time based media events that take place in a pop-up theatre within Antenna Gallery. Press Street has hosted screenings in collaboration with other outside projects and organizations such as Cinema Reset as well as individual artists and filmmakers. For more information please contact Amanda at info@press-street.com.

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