april 10: wednesday
7:30pm: Siren Calls
An evening of unusual films and videotapes that rely heavily on soundtracks for their power (follow link for details). Pacific Film Archive. Admission: $5.50
4:00pm: Geographies of Sound: A Comparative Panel
This panel uses geographic and cultural contrast to examine the stabilization of meaning around ephemera of sound. Panelists include Ngac Chan (USA), Steven Feld (USA), and Douglas Kahn (USA). Moderated by Mitchell Clark. Exploratorium.
Phil Dadson (New Zealand)'s Archeology of Stones focuses on the evocative and unique acoustic sound character of 'song-stones,' as well as the mythologies surrounding them. New Langton Arts. Admission: $8 general, $6 members, seniors, students. Reservations recommended.
Noise works from C.C.C.C. (Japan), Speculum Flight (USA), Deer Hoof (USA), and Trance (USA). Presented at Cyclone (3rd&Marin) by 23-5, Inc. Admission: $5
11pm: The Eleventh Hour
Audio works by sound artists from the Pacific Region. 94.1 FM