Monday, October 31, 2011

FREE HALLOWEEN MOVIE FEATURING “THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA”

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The Phantom of the OperaThe Phantom of the Opera
starring Lon Chaney

With Live Organ Accompaniment by Ben Model
The Mighty Little Wurlitzer will be played for the first time in five years.

WHEN: Monday, October 31, 7 PM
WHERE:
  UCPAC, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway
FREE ADMISSION: A Ticket is Required for Entry.
Click here to download the Free Movie Night flyer with your ticket.

Pizza Party at Patria
Before and After the movie.
Download the flyer above for more information.

Live Organ Accompaniment by Ben Model
The Mighty Little Wurlitzer will be played for the first time in five years.

Ben ModelBen Moden is one of the USA's leading silent film accompanists, and has been playing piano and organ for silents at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for the past 27 years. Ben co-curated MoMA's "Cruel and Unusual Comedy"series and Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle retrospective, and also curated Shout! Factory's new "Ernie Kovacs Collection" DVD  box set. A five-time recipient of the Meet The Composer grant, Ben is a regular accompanist at classic film festivals around the U.S.A. and in Norway, and performs at universities, museums, and historic theaters. Ben is the producer and co-founder of The  Silent Clowns Film Series, now in its 14th season in NYC. Ben's recorded scores can be heard on numerous DVD releases from Kino Video and others. Ben's composed ensemble scores for films by Chaplin, Keaton and Lloyd  are performed around the U.S. every year by orchestras and by concert bands.

 

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