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JACK SMITH

Jack Smith and Bennett Theissen conversation in 1982: Smith: But I want to eventually become like Liberace and do Las Vegas night clubs. He makes six million a year from working half a year, twenty-five weeks. Theissen: What do you think he does that gets people to come see him? Would you go see Liberace? Smith: […]

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DAVID LYNCH IN CONVERSATION

On the occasion of the publication of his memoir ROOM TO DREAM, Book Soup presents a screening of every episode of David Lynch’s animated series DUMBLAND, followed by a conversation with its creator.   DUMBLAND—DAVID LYNCH IN CONVERSATION WITH KRISTINE MCKENNA, Thursday, June 21, at 7 pm. THEATRE AT ACE HOTEL, 929 South Broadway, downtown […]

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SIBYL KEMPSON

Marking the summer solstice, Sibyl Kempson and her theater company 7 Daughters of Eve Thtr. & Perf. Co. return to the Whitney for a performance of 12 SHOUTS TO THE TEN FORGOTTEN HEAVENS.   SIBYL KEMPSON—12 SHOUTS TO THE TEN FORGOTTEN HEAVENS, Thursday, June 21, at 6:07 am. WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, 99 Gansevoort […]

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THE ICARUS LINE MUST DIE

Annie Hardy, Melissa Brooks (The Aquadolls), and Joe Cardamone—former leader of the underground band The Icarus Line—will perform tonight at the premiere of the new film THE ICARUS LINE MUST DIE. On Thursday night, the Alumni Screening Series at USC presents a free preview of the narrative feature, followed by a Q & A with director […]

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HAL ASHBY AND BILL GUNN

A very rare screening of Hal Ashby’s remarkable directorial debut THE LANDLORD (1970) will by followed by a Q & A with Tisa Bryant and Ernest Hardy as part of their Black Book series at the Hammer. The screenplay is by Bill Gunn, his second after writing and directing the unreleased Stop.   THE LANDLORD, Wednesday, […]