The documentary Press, Pause, Play will be screened at the Hunter Museum on September 20th, 2012. A panel discussion will follow with film organizer Christian Collier, artist Isaac Duncan and Professor Phillip Lewis.
Classic noir films (such as Jack Palance's role as Jack the Ripper in 'Man In The Attic') will be screened at the Heritage House throughout the fall. Also, the Heritage House will host Open Screen Night, an evening of short, independent films presented by Chattamovies, on September 22nd.
Fiddlers were an integral part of the Mississippi Sheiks and other early blues acts. Today, however, blues fiddlers are rarely heard. What happened? We get answers from Elijah Wald, a music historian, and Suzy Thompson, a modern blues fiddler.