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Marc Ribot in Concert

The New School Arts Festival

Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

Marc Ribot in Concert

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Sex! Trash! Violence! Marc Ribot, noted American guitarist and composer explores the border between classic noir film scores of the 40s thru 60s, and the 80s no-wave bands who worshipped them. Material will include re-arrangements of Henry Mancini (Touch of Evil), Andre Previn (Scene of the Crime), Roy Budd (Get Carter) on the one hand and the Lounge Lizards, Rootless Cosmopolitans, and new noir by the artist on the other.

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Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th St
New York, NY 10003

Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)


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The New School Arts Festival

The New School Arts Festival is a first—a cultural showcase reflecting the artistic and intellectual energy of the entire university. Each festival will explore a single theme by presenting works from genres with an artistic home at The New School, including design, drama, film, literature, music, and critical theory.  Each festival will feature renowned guest artists and theorists, discussion of contemporary criticism, and original work created by New School students and presented at festival events all around campus.

 

The theme of our first arts festival is Noir, a cinematic style of shadowy expressiveness that had its heyday in the 1930s and 1940s.  Coined by a French critic in 1946, the term film noir refers to movies depicting a morally ambiguous world of cynical private eyes, lonely gangsters, and femme fatales.  Since then, the influence of noir has been felt in areas ranging from fashion design to fine art, graphic art to fiction, suggesting the alienation and disorientation of modernism through stark silhouettes, sexual frankness, stylized emotion, and the absence of sentimentality.  Join The New School community in an exploration of noir in a festival of iconic films, hard-boiled storytelling, graphic art, and illustration inspired by this uniquely 20th century style. 

 

The New School Arts Festival was organized by James Miller, chair of Liberal Studies at The New School for Social Research; Robert Lupone, director of The New School for Drama; and Robert Polito; director of The New School Writing Program. It is made possible by generous support from the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, the Dorothy H. Hirshon Film Festival, and the Writing Program, the Riggio Honors Program: Writing & Democracy, and the School of Art, Media and Technology.


The New School Arts Festival was organized by James Miller, chair of Liberal Studies at The New School for Social Research; Robert Lupone, director of The New School for Drama; and Robert Polito; director of The New School Writing Program. It is made possible by generous support from the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, the Dorothy H. Hirshon Film Festival, and the Writing Program, the Riggio Honors Program: Writing & Democracy, and the School of Art, Media and Technology.

 

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