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CANCELED: "Musically Speaking:" free screening of 'Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell'

DATE
Tue, May 7, 2013
TIME
7:00pm - 8:15pm

**CANCELED TUESDAY, May 7 - This film will be rescheduled to a TBA date in June.**

'Wild Combination' is director Matt Wolf’s visually absorbing portrait of the seminal avant-garde composer, singer-songwriter, cellist, and disco producer Arthur Russell.

In the early 1970s, Russell began working with Philip Glass and other composers in the avant-garde music world, writing melodic orchestral music. Simultaneously Arthur discovered the liberating social and aesthetic possibilities of underground discos. Under the guise of various monikers — Dinosaur L, Loose Joints, Indian Ocean — Russell produced playful and eccentric disco records that became hits of the pre-Studio 54 era. Now over two decades after Russell's untimely death from AIDS, his music continues to be rediscovered.

MUSICALLY SPEAKING is a series of music-themed movie and documentary screenings, curated/hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, Charitable Film Network, and WWOZ FM.

LOCATION

Antenna Gallery
3718 St. Claude Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70117
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