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April 18, 1998
Since the Gramavision Recording of The Well Tuned Piano by La Monte Young is long out of print, I will be hosting a listening session at: The Dream House on April 26th at 3:00 p.m. 275 Church Street, 3rd floor N.Y., N.Y. between White & Franklin, 3 1/2 blocks south of Canal St. non-MELA members: $7.00 donation MELA members/monitors and one friend: free Come prepared to spend 5 hours listening to this important work and landmark recording. See what the press had to say about this recording: http://www.virtulink.com/mela/yrbestr2.htm MELA Foundation URL: http://www.virtulink.com/mela/main.htm Email: David Beardsley - email@example.com or: * David Beardsley * xouoxnoREMOVE-THIS@virtulink.com * * virtual dream house monitor * for the MELA Foundation * * http://www.virtulink.com/mela/main.htmNovember 1, 1997
Mela Foundation is seeking interns for unpaid volunteer positions of Monitor for Dream House exhibition.
Dream House: Seven Years of Sound and Light, a collaborative Sound and Light Environment by composer La Monte Young and visual artist Marian Zazeela, is presented in an extended exhibition at MELA Foundation, 275 Church Street, 3rd Floor. Young and Zazeela characterize the Sound and Light Environment as a "time installation measured by a setting of continuous frequencies in sound and light."
POSITION: MONITOR for DREAM HOUSE exhibition (Volunteer Interns)
Hours: Exhibition is open Thursdays and Saturdays from 2:00 PM to Midnight. Time slots of four to six hours need to be filled on those days.
Description: Monitor will open or close exhibition; turn on electronic sound equiptment and turn up light environment; make sure all technical equiptment is running properly; greet visitors; distribute information; answer questions concerning the environment; sell books and recordings.
Contact: Call the MELA Foundation, 212-925-8270. If you call, leave a message on the answering machine with your phone number and times we can reach you. Or come to 275 Church Street, 3rd Floor, Thursdays and Saturdays, 2:00 PM to Midnight, and experience the environment and speak to the monitor on duty.
October 24, 1997
October 18, 1997
There are two benefits planned for La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela:
A Benefit for La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela Vocal concert of North Indian Ragas with Terry Riley Disciple of Faquir Pran Nath Accompanied by Michael Harrison - Voice and Tamboura Lee Torchia - Tamboura Rose Okada - Sarangi Rik Masterson - Tabla Saturday, October 25th - 8pm The Tribe Dance Studio 137 Duane Street, Buzzer 203, NYC between West Broadway & Church Street 2 blocks north of Chambers Subway: 1, 2, 3, 9, A, E or C to Chambers 4, 5 or 6 to Brooklyn Bridge N or R to City Hall Admission - $15 Please call: Zarifah Sander Manzella @ 212-265-5199 for information
thought you might like to know about the benefit concert i have organised for La Monte young and marian zazeela. i don't know if you're aware, but marian has been quite ill recently & doctor's haven't yet made a satisfactory diagnosis. she spent about 60 days incapacitated in bed with severe back pains and general numbness. this of course meant they were unable to continue with their work and made their financial problems very obvious. the concert is on october 31st at the barbican centre in london and will feature special performances by pulp, spiritualized, gavin bryars ensemble and the english chamber orchestra performing steve martland. there will also be exclusive tape contributions from terry riley and spring heel jack. we will be showing video excerpts of La Monte performing the well-tuned piano and with the blues band. please let anyone you know in the uk know about the concert, which will be officially announced on friday 17th with La Monte on the front cover of the guardian newspaper's arts supplement. best wishes, mark webberThere is an article by Marian Zazeela about Jack Smith in the October 1997 issue of Artforum.
Dream House: Seven Years of Sound and Light is again open to the public for the 1997-98 season.
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