Tuesday, July 5, 2011

New Orleans' Ogden Museum to screen "Louisiana Fairytale" - July 23rd

Preservation Hall and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art are proud to announce a screening of Danny Clinch's documentary "Live at Preservation Hall: Louisana Fairtyale featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band & My Morning Jacket" at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on July 23rd, 2011 as a conclusion the commemorative exhibit "Art and Jazz: Preservation Hall at 50.

Sat. July 23, 2011
Live at Preservation Hall: Louisiana Fairytale – A film by Danny Clinch
6:30 doors; 7 p.m. screening
Cost: $5 Ogden Museum & New Orleans Film Society members; $10 general public

For 50 years, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has kept the traditions of New Orleans jazz alive, performing both at home and on tour around the world. Along the way, they have brought in collaborators of all musical stripes to play, honor, and reinterpret America's first true art form. In Louisiana Fairytale (59 min. 33 sec.), director Danny Clinch documents their collaboration with American rock band My Morning Jacket, showing a legendary group of New Orleans musicians passing on traditions and inspiring a new generation.
Produced by Clinch and Preservation Hall band leader Ben Jaffe, the film features an intimate performance by both bands in the French Quarter's historic Preservation Hall.
This screening is a sneak peek leading up to its New Orleans debut at the New Orleans Film Festival (Oct. 14-20, 2011), which is presented annually by the New Orleans Film Society (http://neworleansfilmsociety.org). For more about the film: http://www.dannyclinch.com/?p=3148.
 For more information or to buy tickets: Call 504.539.9650, or go to: http://louisianafairytale.eventbrite.com.

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