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April 13, 2006

Marcel Dzama Film Premier at MOMA

A Cheap Night Out in NYC!!

Dzama Film Event and Garden Party At MOMA.. Sat, April 22nd @ 7pm, Tickets are only $10

PopRally is a new program of events at MoMA and P.S.1
     created for young
New Yorkers. PopRally will feature musical 
     acts, performances, film
screenings, receptions, and special
     viewings of exhibitions at moderate prices
.

Dzama_lotuseaters_1

The world premiere of Marcel Dzama's The Lotus Eaters and
    Sad Ghost
, a
collaboration with Spike Jonze, Patrick Daughters,
     and Michael
Wadsworth, will feature live musical accompaniment
     arranged by
musician/composer David Driver, and a reading by the
     actor Josh Hamilton
of the classic Tennyson poem The Lotos-Eaters
     (1832). Also presented are
the Dzama Radio Shorts, a series of film
     vignettes dating from 1996.
Four acclaimed musician-composers
     provide accompaniment for the films:

     David Driver, a star of the off-Broadway musical People Are Wrong!

     Chris Anderson, a guitarist for the bands Muckafurgason, Moi?
     The
Last Car

     Marty Beller, drummer/percussionist for They Might Be Giants


     Jon Spurney, who has performed off Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry
Inch
     and with David Byrne and John Cale

     Josh Hamilton, who will read
the Tennyson poem, was nominated for
     a Drama Desk award in 2005 for his
performance in The New Group's
     off-Broadway production of Hurlyburly
and has also starred on
     Broadway in Proof and in Noah Baumbach's debut
film Kicking and
     Screaming
.

    
The night will conclude with a garden cocktail reception
     with
Dzama, Driver and Hamilton

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