april 12: friday
12:15 pm Lecture/Demonstration by Phil Dadson
San Francisco Art Commission Gallery. Dadson will talk about his work and give a background and demonstration of his talking stones.
4:30pm: R.I.B. Event
In W.M.Houck's R.I.B. Event four players produce resonances in aluminum pan lids while a rotating baffle deflects the sound into the room. Mills College in the Ensemble Room.
Amplified objects made of glass and metal are manipulated by Key Ransone in the resonant outdoor setting. Mills College in the Greek Theater.
6pm - 9pm: Reception for an exhibition of work by Tracey Cockrell et al.
Join Tracey Cockrell, Eiko Do-Espirito Santo, and Julaine Stephenson for an opening celebration. Pro Arts Gallery
Robert Gitt (USA), Preservation Officer at the UCLA Film and Television Archive, presents and illustrated talk on the history of sound for motion pictures, covering the past one hundred years from Edison cylinders to Dolby Stereo. Pacific Film Archive. Admission: $5.50.
An evening of sounds mainly from the left coast featuring ensembles of guitars, drum machines, computers. (Follow link for more details) Mills College in the Concert Hall.
8pm: Chico MacMurtrie
New evening-length work for human and robot performers by a San Francisco pioneer of machine art. Saturday also. The LAB Admission: $7-$10 sliding scale. Reservations recommended.