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    Balthrop, Alabama

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    August 29, 2009


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    Balthrop, Alabama

    The theatrical folk-rock art collective Balthrop, Alabama combines the siblings Lauren and Pascal Balthrop with former members of Rainer Maria and their Brooklyn neighbors. Artist Michael Arthur accompanies the band on pen and ink, illustrating the songs live with the drawings projected behind the band in the vaudeville tradition of a "chalk talk," a precursor to animation. The music is clever and darkly funny and the art is astonishing to watch. The band "combines breezy, melody-driven pop with Neutral Milk Hotel-style existential wailing." --Village Voice. Galleries open til 7:30 PM. The Alt Cabaret Series is supported by the Hans and Kate Morris Fund for New Music.


    MASS MoCA

    1040 MASS MoCA Way
    North Adams, MA 01247

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    Admission Info:
    $14 advance/$18 day of show/$10 students. Members 10% discount


    General Day and Time Info:
    8:00PM

    Phone: 413 622 2111


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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