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Alloy Orchestra to score ‘Man with a Movie Camera’ at the Englert Theatre

Alloy Orchestra Presents: Man with a Movie Camera Englert Theatre — Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. The Alloy Orchestra will be performing the live score for the silent classic Man with a Movie Camera (1929, Soviet Union) at the Englert Theatre in a production co-sponsored by FilmScene on Oct. 5. The Alloy Orchestra first […]

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Iowa City Weekender: October 11-14

Welcome to this fresh edition of the Weekender. With the exception of Thursday night’s Alloy Orchestra show at the Englert, everything is local this week. With a couple of eerie film screenings and a new Samuel Locke Ward release called Double Nightmare, the season of spookiness is officially upon us. Hold on tight. THURSDAY Alloy […]

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Iowa City Weekender: September 29-October 1

Music is on display in all forms this weekend. It will blow your mind, accompany a silent German film, provide an outlet for confused youth, and give you something to dance to arrhythmically while drunk. […]

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Talking Movies: The Future Is Now

Richard Wagner dreamt of a Gesamtkunstwerk, “a total artwork,” a theatrical production that puts the entire human imagination into play and expresses nothing short of the truth. Metropolis–Fritz Lang’s operatic, balletic, mythic, expressionistic, crazy, nightmarish, silent movie–is about as gesamt a Kunstwerk as there is, especially if you add to it the live music of the Alloy Orchestra, who will perform their great score to a screening of a restored Metropolis on Sept. 30 at the Englert Theatre. […]

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