The Patron Hosts Art and Music Lounge Presents
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
(1920 | Unrated | 67 min.)
Featuring a live improvised score by the Dave Harrington Group
Sunday, October 8 | 7 PM | $20 ($15 for Students) plus Q&A/reception with Stony Brook Southampton Adjunct Film Professor Andrew Botsford
Monday, October 9 | 2 PM | $20 ($15 for Students)
Dave Harrington, of electronic duo group Darkside, brings together The Dave Harrington Group to embark on a sonic odyssey with the great classic, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Bringing free jazz, drone, ambient, and film music to bear on this iconic classic of the silent era, the DHG will re-construct a sonic world for a singular experience of the film that lives and breathes.
Dave Harrington – guitar, bass, electronics
Andrew Fox – keyboards, electronics, vocals
Samer Ghadry – drums, percussion
Plot: With its bizarre angles and aura of insanity, this is the ultimate German Expressionist movie — a psychological thriller with stylized sets, distorting mirrors and a cruel chiaroscuro. Dr. Caligari (Werner Krauss), a pretentious fairground huckster, arrives in a new town along with the mysterious Cesare (Conrad Veidt), a somnabulist who, in his trancelike state, carries out unspeakable crimes at the diabolical doctor’s command.
Andrew Botsford is a visiting professor and communications consultant working with the Stony Brook Southampton Killer Films MFA in Film program and program director Magdalene Brandeis. A writer, editor, actor and director, for 20 years he was the associate editor of The Southampton Press family of newspapers and the editor of the papers’ Arts & Living sections.
Patron Hosts members graciously offer to donate lodging in their homes for vetted artists of all kinds during recognized festivals and major cultural events. www.patronhosts.com
Paint outside on the grounds of Southampton Arts Center and learn techniques for painting sky and clouds, trees, grass, shadows, and all aspects of landscape, plein air (in the open air) painting. Great for all levels, ages 15 and up. Supplies are included and advance registration is required.
As much as we look forward to spending time with you at our annual SummerFest celebration and gala, current government restrictions prohibit us from gathering in large groups. This year calls for a new approach. As such, we are taking this moment to honor, recognize and thank SAC’s most cherished and loyal friends by introducing our 2020 Patrons Circle. In lieu of supporting our annual Summerfest Gala, we invite past SummerFest supporter and longtime friends of SAC to join our new 2020 Patrons Circle. Your contribution will allow us to continue SAC’s year-round programming and serve as a critical economic driver that will lead this community out of these unsure times. Additionally, in return for your support or $10,000 or above, you will receive: - Two or Four seats to an intimate Appreciation Dinner to be held on Friday, August 21 in SAC’s Caesar Garden ($10,000/$25,000) - Recognition on summer 2020 Patrons Circle Wall inside SAC’s front gallery - Free admission to all SAC events this summer - A private tour of SAC’s Summer Exhibition 2020 VISION, in partnership with the New York Academy of Arts - Satisfaction in knowing that your contribution will significantly support this organization and our community during these challenging times