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13 April 2010 @ 01:52 pm
Looking forward to this weekend  
Going to see Charlie Chaplin's "The Gold Rush" with live musical accompaniment at the SF Symphony on Friday evening. Then there's the SF Japantown Cherry Blossom Festival on the weekend proper. I'll probably take my camera for that (though I still haven't posted the photos from my trip to Kyoto last year...)
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gwalla: king crimson fingergwalla on April 14th, 2010 11:32 am (UTC)
Yeah, the big parade is on Sunday.
Amber "glych" Greenleeglych on April 13th, 2010 10:02 pm (UTC)
That sounds awesome. :)
russ: masereelgoulo on April 14th, 2010 02:06 am (UTC)
Excellent - I wish I had more opportunities to see old films with live music. Enjoy!
gwallagwalla on April 14th, 2010 11:32 am (UTC)
AIUI, the music is actually written by Chaplin. Should be fun!
Mrs Emy H.: cary grant & katharine hepburn <3song_of_copper on April 14th, 2010 02:12 pm (UTC)
Ooh, silent movies + live music = fabulous! Went to see 'The Cabinet of Dr Caligari' with live music a few weeks ago and it was excellent! I would love to see more like that, I can never concentrate properly on silents when they're shown on TV. >_<
gwalla: lon chaneygwalla on April 14th, 2010 02:43 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I saw Caligari at the Castro (great old neighborhood theater in San Francisco) with live accompaniment by the Club Foot Orchestra.

Have you ever seen Nosferatu with the Art Zoyd soundtrack? Great stuff!
Mrs Emy H.: negsong_of_copper on April 15th, 2010 04:30 pm (UTC)
No, I haven't. Saw it in a cinema a few years ago but the soundtrack they used was... unremarkable. :-/ I haven't listened to much Art Zoyd at all, which I ought to put right.
gwalla: king crimson fingergwalla on April 16th, 2010 02:34 pm (UTC)
The DVD from Kino Video has it as a sound option. I recommend checking it out. Art Zoyd's soundtracks for Nosferatu and Haxan are both excellent and very creepy (I haven't seen the latter film though). Actually I like everything I've heard from Art Zoyd.
Mrs Emy H.: m.dollsong_of_copper on April 18th, 2010 04:06 pm (UTC)
You know, I think I've got it on DVD somewhere. Not sure what edition, though. I'll have to see if I can find it in one of umpteen cardboard boxes (serial house moves tend to make one vague when it comes to material possessions!).