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This Saturday 12/3: Media Arts Events Abound in Asheville!

The good news: there are 3 amazing media arts related events happening this Saturday, December 3rd 2011!  The bad news: you'll have to make a tough decision... or just have a very busy evening!

PULSE: A Journey Through Light, Rhythm & Movement

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Odyssey Community School

90 Zillicoa St  (Asheville)

$10 per person / $20 per family

Pre-show Light Lab:  6pm

Main Event:  7pm

This event will explore new worlds of creativity, through the overlapping rhythms of light, sound, dance & performance. This all-ages event will have something for everyone, including a “Light Lab” for kids both before & during the main event. In the performance space, the sonic environment will be transformed into a shifting landscape where the musicians will “surround” the audience with water percussion, strings, didgeridoos and a variety of electronics. The dreamer will be led through a pulsing cycle of performance, sound, movement, imagery & story.


Light: Gene Felice, Chad Adair, Melissa Terrezza

Rhythm: River Guerguerian, Chris Rosser, John Vorus, Kima Moore

Movement: Julie Becton Gillum, Sara Baird, Kathleen Hahn

Light Lab: Chynna Avery

Story Weaver: David Novak

To RSVP for the event & for ticketing please email: rsvp@ctacenter.org

To find out more, visit www.ctacenter.org

Also check out the Facebook Event page.

Variations on the Long Note

(in conjunction with the exhibition John Cage: A Circle of Influences)

8:00pm - ?

56 Broadway (Asheville)

$7 / $5 for BMCM + AC members and students

This performance will feature seven musicians accompanying the Long Note from the John Cage Halberstadt Project in Germany, based on a piece titled Organ2/ASLSP for organ that Cage wrote in 1985 with the recommendation that it be played as slowly as possible.  It began in 2001 and is slated to go on for 639 years ending in 2640.

Performers include: Jason Scott Furr, Ross Gentry, Tom Pazderka, Shane Perlowin, Chandra Shukla and Vincent Wrenn.

For more info:

You can reach Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center by phone at 828-350-8484, or just visit their page about the event.

The Mountain Xpress featured an article about Variations on the Long Note.

About Organ2/ASLSP: http://www.john-cage.halberstadt.de/

Ted Harper Art Show

7pm - 10pm 

BattleCat Coffee Bar

373 Haywood Rd (West Asheville)

This month, BattleCat Coffee Bar in West Asheville will feature the work of Ted Harper.  Asheville Free Media will be sponsoring and DJing the art opening on Saturday, December 3rd.  Come on down for some hot coffee, cool beer specials and to support local art!  Also featuring food from Eatbox Foodtruck!