FREE THURSDAY

Free Thursdays
CHANGE YOUR THURSDAY-NIGHT PROGRAMMING
A WEEKLY SAMPLER OF FREE TOURS, FILMS, TALKS, AND MORE


THURSDAYS,
SEPTEMBER 7, 14, 21 AND 28, 2000

FREE

FREE THURSDAY IS THE WALKER'S WEEKLY SAMPLER OF FREE TALKS, FILMS, AND EVENTS. THIS MONTH, DROP BY TO MEET CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS WORKING IN FILM, DANCE, NEW MEDIA, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND SCULPTURE. AND STICK AROUND LATE--UNTIL 9 PM--FOR A CHANCE TO WIN THE BOOK-OF-THE-WEEK, A CASH BAR OFFERING DRINKS AND SNACKS, FREE GALLERY ACCESS, AND MORE.


SEPTEMBER 7
FREE FILM: INSTRUMENT, 6:30 PM
Jem Cohen's documentary collaboration with the band Fugazi that spans a decade. 1999, U.S., 115 minutes.
FREE TALK: MARY ELLEN MARK, 7 PM

Mary Ellen Mark
Roland Riley Pulling His Cat's
Whiskers, Belfast, Maine, 1990
Courtesy The Artist
 
For almost three decades, photographer Mary Ellen Mark has traveled the world, building a landmark career in the field of documentary photography.

SEPTEMBER 14
FREE FILMS: SPEED RACER: WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF VIC CHESNUTT, 7 PM
INTRODUCED BY DIRECTOR PETER SILLEN
A compelling portrait of extraordinary singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt. 1993, U.S., 30 minutes.
FOLLOWED BY
LOST BOOK FOUND
INTRODUCED BY DIRECTOR JEM COHEN
The discovery of a notebook serves as the key to a hidden city and its layered artifacts. 1996, U.S., 37 minutes.

SEPTEMBER 21
FREE WARE: VICTORIA VESNA, 7 PM
Free Ware is the Walker's free series of talks showcasing new media. It debuts this month with pioneering new-media artist Victoria Vesna.

SEPTEMBER 28
FREE FILMS: AMBER CITY, 6:30 PM
Jem Cohen's fantastic tour of an unnamed Italian city. 1999, U.S., 48 minutes.
FOLLOWED BY
BLOOD ORANGE SKY
Cohen's video tribute to Catania, Sicily, which captures the sights of a city without tourists. 1999, U.S., 26 minutes.
FREE TALK: TALKING DANCE WITH RALPH LEMON AND NARI WARD, 8 PM
Dancer-choreographer Ralph Lemon and visual artist Nari Ward discuss their collaborative process in developing Tree, Lemon's new dance-theater piece with set designs by Ward. According to Lemon, Ward's installation is "a live work of art" that will guide the narrative of the performance.