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DIVA Event

The Third Annual Festival of Improvised Music and Moving Image (IMMI
Fest) once again delights the aural and visual senses this weekend,
December 8th and 9th, at the DIVA Center 110 W. Broadway. IMMI Fest
features classic silent films, freely improvised music and progressive
video, all melded together for maximum spontaneity and simultaneous
sensory pleasure.

The festival showcases west coast and international musicians and
media artists in an intimate listening and viewing environment for
optimal audience exposure.


Festival highlights include:
8:00 PM - Friday, December 8th: Short Video Art with improvised
soundtrack by the Three Pipes from Mills College featuring Eugenian
Jordan Glenn. Then, the silent classic, TABU (1931) by F. W. Murnau
and Robert J. Flaherty (Nanook of the North fame) will be screened
with live improvised soundtrack by the Knotty Ensemble of Vancouver, BC & Eugene. General Admission: $5. Student admission with school ID:
$3.

8:00 PM - Saturday, December 9th: Short Video Art with improvised
soundtrack by the Three Pipes from Mills College featuring Eugenian
Jordan Glenn. Then, the silent classic, A STORY OF FLOATING WEEDS
(1934) by Yasujiro Ozu will be screened with live improvised
soundtrack by the Knotty Ensemble of Vancouver, BC & Eugene. General
Admission: $5. Student admission with school ID: $3.

The Knotty Ensemble of Vancouver, BC/ Eugene hosts the festival. The
ensemble features Jared Burrows - guitar, accordion, and clarinet; Rob
Kohler - bass; Sonya Lawson - viola; Daniel Heila - flute and winds,
and Stan Taylor - drums.
The Knotty Ensemble is joined by The Three Pipes from Mills College in
Oakland, California. The group consists of Charity Chan, Noah
Phillips, and
Jordan Glen whose work together is an evocation of alternative timbres
informed by the immediacy of physical gesture in live performance.
Trombonist Scott Thomson, a key member of the thriving Toronto
improvisation scene, will join The Three Pipes in Eugene.

Both programs begin at 8:00pm. General Admission is $5.00. Students
$3.00 with School photo I.D. Full details on the DIVA Media Arts
Calendar at www. proscenia.net/diva/calendar.htm

DIVA is a non-profit organization devoted to the visual and time-based
media arts.


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