Silent Film Events
Jan 2011 - VA / DC / MD
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Sat Jan 22 at 11am - SNARKS + SILENT COMEDIES IN ARLINGTON, VA
The SNARK Ensemble plays to 1920s silent comedy shorts.
Dome Theatre at the
1101 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209
Tickets $8 at the door / $6 seniors, military & kids
Some street parking; Rosslyn Metro Station (blue/orange lines) is 2 blocks away; or park in Artisphere's garage free when you get the ticket validated by Artisphere staff in the lobby after the show.
SNARK website: www.SNARKEnsemble.org
Sat Jan 29 at 7:30pm - ANDREW SIMPSON + SILENT FILM - CULPEPER, VA
The Crowd (1928, 98 min) dir by King Vidor; stars Eleanor Boardman & James Murray. Live Wurlitzer accompaniment by Andrew Simpson.
Library of Congress' Packard Campus
19053 Mt Pony Road
Culpeper, VA 22701
Free admission but
phone to reserve seats during the week before the film:
202-707-9994 or 540-827-1079 x79994
Andrew Simpson's website: www.andrewesimpson.com
Sat Feb 12 at 3pm - LOVE (1927) - FREDERICK, MD
Greta Garbo and John Gilbert with live Wurlitzer accompaniment at the Weinberg Center, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Tel. 301-600-2828; website: www.weinbergcenter.org. Tkts $7, $5 for students, seniors & kids. (Plenty of seating - theatre seats over 1,000.) Some street parking; garage next to theatre costs $1 - pay at machine when going back to your car. Garage entrance is on S. Court Street - drive west on W. Patrick past the theatre. At the first cross street past the theatre (Court St), turn left onto Court and turn left again into garage.
Sat Mar 5 at 7pm - INTOLERANCE + BOISTER - BALTIMORE, MD
Anne Watts and Boister play their original score to D.W. Griffith's Intolerance
Maryland Institute's College of Art in Baltimore, MD. Details coming.
Boister's website: www.boister.net
Wedn Mar 9 - Sat Mar 12 - WILLIAMSBURG FILM FESTIVAL - WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Western "talkie" classics and live film and TV stars at the
Holiday Inn-Patriot Convention Center
3032 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Tel 757-565-2600 or 800-446-6001
Fri Mar 18 at 8pm - MARY PICKFORD IN FREDERICK, MD
Pickford's "Sparrows" with live Wurlitzer accompaniment at the Weinberg Center. (See (Feb 12 for theatre info).
Sat Mar 19 at 1pm - SOSIN & SEATON w/ SILENT FILM - WASHINGTON, DC
Thomas Ince's "The Italian" is accompanied by musician Donald Sosin with vocals by Joanna Seaton.
National Gallery of Art
Lower level auditorium
4th & Constitution Ave, NW
Sat May 14 at 8pm - BETZWOOD FILM ARCHIVE WESTERNS - BLUE BELL, PA
Science Center Theatre, Blue Bell campus of Montgomery County Community College in Bue Bell, PA. Prof Joseph Eckhardt, host; live music by Don Kinnier.