National Geographic has some really great music programs lined up for this Fall. DMV’s own, Lunchboxtheory Productions, is supporting two specific programs, Bouncing Cats Screening + After Party w / Crazy Legs and Music on Photography(4 nights with renowned musicians showcasing their photography skills). Check out the information below for the events and make sure you go and get your tickets now!
Bouncing Cats Screening + After Party w / Crazy Legs
“The inspiring story of one man’s attempt to create a better life for the children of Uganda using the unlikely tools of hip-hop and breakdance. With narration by Common, and interviews with K’Naan and will.i.am, the film follows Abramz and Crazy Legs, one of the founding members of the Rock Steady Crew, on a journey for positive social change. Followed by Q&A with filmmaker Nabil Elderkin, Abramz, and Crazy Legs—and an after party.”
Buy Tickets: http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/films/2010/11/09/bouncing-cats/
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Music on Photography
Enjoy four intimate evenings with renowned personalities in the music world as they share their view of the planet from behind the camera lens. Moderated by Mark Seliger, contributing photographer at Vanity Fair and GQ, and Juliet Blake, senior vice president at the National Geographic Channel.
Danny Clinch November 10
One of the premier photographers of the popular music scene, Danny Clinch has photographed artists from Johnny Cash to Tupac Shakur. His work has appeared in publications such as Vanity Fair, Spin, andRolling Stone, and his photographs have appeared on hundreds of album covers. Moderated by Juliet Blake, SVP of Production, National Geographic Channel
Neko Case December 1
Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Neko Case also has a degree in fine arts. Taking photographs “to remember the places I was traveling through that I never really got to know,” Case shares her colorful and creative perspective of the world. Moderated by Juliet Blake, SVP of Production, National Geographic Channel.
Ben Folds December 3
Ben Folds first found success as the leader of the platinum-selling band Ben Folds Five. Taking time out from the release of his new CD, Lonely Avenue, a collaboration with British author Nick Hornby, Folds—an accomplished photographer—shares the stories behind his images. Moderated by editorial photographer Mark Seliger.
Andy Summers December 4
Andy Summers, best known as the lead guitarist for the legendary band The Police, has also compiled an impressive body of photographic work, including his latest book, Desirer Walks the Streets, which documents the world as few of us see it. In this program Summers shares the stories behind his riveting images. Moderated by acclaimed photographer Mark Seliger.
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Make sure you get your tickets now and support National Geographic’s events.