New Zachary Spears Album “Aisle Isle” Release!

The eagerly awaited and highly anticipated third solo album from Zachary Spears entitled “Aisle Isle” has been released just in time for Thanksgiving and is free to download here: https://zacharyspears.com/home/what/discography/zachary-spears-aisle-isle-2015/

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S-Bahn Chronicles: How I Survived the German Night Train E-Chapbook Released!

Zachary Spears’ second poetry collection entitled “S-Bahn Chronicles: How I Survived the German Night Train” has finally been released!!! “S-Bahn Chronicles: How I Survived the German
Night Train” explores the ins and outs of getting around with public railway transportation in Anywhere, Germany. The collection can be downloaded as an E-Chapbook or as a printable booklet. Look out for live readings from the collection in the near future.

Read and/or download it HERE

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DJ Wook at Memphis Electronic Music Festival 2014

DJ Wook will be performing at this year’s Memphis Electronic Music Festival in the Broad Ave Arts District (Water Tower Pavilion) Sunday, August 31st at 3:00PM. The second annual M.E.M. Fest 2014 will feature several DJs spanning and spinning all different genres of electronic music. Come out to boogy and support local music and arts!!!

More information on the event can be found here, and tickets can be bought here.

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Art & A Movie: Nam June Paik

A Fluxus salute to the late Nam June Paik, the South Korean-born video artist who would turn 82 this week. Join us in the rotunda where, in the shadow of Paik’s Vide-O-belisk, a site-specific sculpture commissioned by the Memphis Brooks Musuem of Art in 2002, you’ll create art, drink wine, and listen to cellist Jonathan Kirkscey, who will perform music created for Paik’s Vide-O-belisk. This evening will also serve as the release party for Volume Two of The Paik Sessions, a music project curated by Brooks preparator Luis van Seixas. Afterwards, the program continues in the auditorium with screenings of three of Paik’s films featuring John Cage, Lou Reed, Allen Ginsberg, Charlotte Moorman, Joseph Beuys, Keith Haring, and Philip Glass.

Art: Design your own Vide-O-belisk inspired artwork using a retro TV photo frame, wire, and a photographic image created onsite by Amurica.

Films: Global Groove | 1973 | 28 minutes // Bye Bye Kipling | 1986 | 30 minutes // MAJORCA – fantasia | 1989 | 5 minutes

$16/$10 Brooks members & students with valid ID/Free with VIP Film Pass Wine and art-making supplies included

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