a one night festival celebrating the collaboration of musical and visual experimentation

8 Aug 2008

Time: doors open 7:30pm concert begins at 8pm
Venue: end of Bliss Street, between the Hbeich Police Station and The Goethe Institute, Hamra (near the old Manara, it is the last house on the right at the end of Bliss Street, just before the Goethe Institute)

Local musicians will play on a stage situated in the middle of a beautiful garden in an old Lebanese house. Artists will draw and experiment with live visuals, inspired by the music. Animations and videos will be projected on several screens throughout this outdoor venue. Video jockeys will mix images to sound.

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Musical performances: Tarek Atoui, Fadi Bitar, Marc Ernest, Charbel Haber, The Incompetents, Kerbaj, Sehanoui, Saade, Haber, Dubost Quintet, Lana Maclver, Walid Mohanna, The Troglodytes, Youmna Saba, The Passive Standouts, and XEFM.

Light and set design & live visuals with the bands: glitterpill (Elyse Tabet).

Photography projections: Rachel Tabet.

Live poetry performances: Mazen Zahreddine and Ritta Baddoura.

Live illustrations: Samandal comic book artists

Animation and short film screenings

Refreshments: Booza, Bonjus AND BEERA (961)!

This event is FREE- as always with xanadu*
Curated by Ramzi Hibri & Zena el Khalil

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