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DAMON KRUKOWSKI BOOK SIGNING!
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Amoeba celebrates BOOK STORE DAY with Damon Krukowski - signing copies of his new book The New Analog: Listening and Reconnecting in a Digital World (The New Press). In addition to the new book, Damon & Naomi's beloved album, Within These Walls will be reissued on vinyl and we will have copies available for signing at this event.
What John Berger did to ways of seeing, well-known indy musician Damon Krukowski does to ways of listening in The New Analog, a lively guide to the transition from analog to digital culture.
Having made his name in the late 1980s as a member of the indie band Galaxie 500, Damon Krukowski has watched cultural life lurch from analog to digital. And as an artist who has weathered the transition, he has challenging, urgent questions for both creators and consumers about what we have thrown away in the process: Are our devices leaving us lost in our own headspace even as they pinpoint our location? Does the long reach of digital communication come at the sacrifice of our ability to gauge social distance? Do streaming media discourage us from listening closely? Are we hearing each other fully in this new environment?
Rather than simply rejecting the digital disruption of cultural life, Krukowski uses the sound engineer’s distinction of signal and noise to reexamine what we have lost as a technological culture, looking carefully at what was valuable in the analog realm so we can hold on to it. Taking a set of experiences from the production and consumption of music that have changed since the analog era—the disorientation of headphones, flattening of the voice, silence of media, loudness of mastering, and manipulation of time—as a basis for a broader exploration of contemporary culture, Krukowski gives us a brilliant meditation and guide to keeping our heads amid the digital flux. Think of it as plugging in without tuning out.
Damon Krukowski was in the indie rock band Galaxie 500 and is currently one half of the folk-rock duo Damon & Naomi. He has written for Pitchfork, Artforum, Bookforum, Frieze, The Wire, and on his blog International Sad Hits. He has published two books of prose poetry, serves as co-publisher of the literary press Exact Change, and is the author of The New Analog (The New Press). He has taught writing and music at Harvard University and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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PINK'S HOT DOGS
709 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles, Ca 90038 At Melrose - Only In L.A. Could A Hot Dog Stand Become A Celebrity. Pinks Has Been Serving Up Chili Dogs Since 1939 And People Stand In Line For Them Day And Night. Personally I've Had Better. The Standard Chili
UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE THEATRE
5919 Franklin Avenue, Hollywood, 90028 323.908.8702 - The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Is The Home For All Things Comedy In Los Angeles. We Have Affordable, High Quality Shows Seven Nights A Week. All Shows Are $8, $5 Or Free And All Shows Are All A ....
ROCK STAR COMEDY AT CAFE SABOR Y CULTURA
5625 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, Ca, 90028 (323) 466-0481 - Free
Stand Up Comedy Open Mic
7Pm Sign Up 8Pm Show
Comics Get 6 Minutes
Audiences Can Laugh And Drink Tea/Coffee/You Get The Point ....
HOLLYHOCK HOUSE TOUR
4800 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, Ca 90027 Barnsdall Park, Hollywood Blvd. Just West Of Vermont. Free Parking In The Park. Very Close To The V 323-644-6269 - - Hollyhock House, Located In Barnsdall Art Park, Was Famed Architect Frank Lloyd Wright's First Los Angeles Project. He Was Commissioned By Aline Barnsdall, An Oil Heiress, To Help Her Build A Theatri ....
THE HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM
1660 N. Highland Ave, Hollywood, Ca 90028 In The Historic Max Factor Building (323) 464 7776 - The Hollywood Museum Is Located In The World-Famous Historic Max Factor Building. The Magnificently Restored Hollywood Regency Style Art Deco Landmark Building Is Located In The “Heart Of Hollywood
CATALINA JAZZ CLUB BAR & GRILL
6725 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, Ca 90028 Entrance Is On Mccadden Place 323 466-2210 - Supper Club And Jazz Venue In The Heart Of Hollywood. Full Bar And Menu. They Are Also Open For Lunch Mon-Fri. See Their Website For Current Performance Schedule.
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DEARLY DEPARTED - A TRAGICAL HISTORY TOUR
6603 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, Ca 90028 - - Dearly Departed Tours Is A Three Hour Tour Of Hysterical Proportions. 100 Locations Over 35 Miles Of Murder And Mayhem. See Where Hugh Grant Was Busted, And Reenact George Michael's Most Famous Momen ....
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EYE SPY LA HOLLYWOOD TOUR
Hollywood Ca Metro Red Line Subway - - Hollywood And A Sight Of The Hollywood Sign Are On Most Visitor's Must Do List. I Can't Help But Think That In Past Years Hollywood Has Been A Major Disappointment To Visitors. But Ongoing Urban Rene ....
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RED LINE TOURS
Locations In Hollywood And Downtown L.A. 323-402-1074 - Operates Daily Walking Tours In The Heart Of Hollywood And In Downtown Los Angeles And Focuses Primarily On These Two Culturally And Historically Rich Districts Within The City. They Use A Listening
RED LINE METRO HOLLYWOOD/VINE STATION
6250 Hollywood Bl. Los Angeles 90038 60 Park/Ride Lot Spaces (Parking Fee) - What's There: Across The Street You'll Find The Pantages Theatre. Walk To Your Left As You Exit The Station To Vine Street. Walk Left On Vine Along The "Walk Of Fame" Toward Sunset Bl. At Sunset And
- The Ladot Holly Trolley Is A Club And Restaurant Hopping Alternative To Hollywood Gridlock And Expensive Valets. Runs Every 12 Minutes Thursday - Saturday, 6:30Pm To 2:30 Am. There Are Stops Near The ....
RED LINE METRO HOLLYWOOD & HIGHLAND
Underneath The Hollywood & Highland Complex At The Corner Of Hollywood & Highland - The Metro Station Is Directly Below The Shopping And Entertainment Complex At Hollywood And Highland Where You Will Find Upscale Shops, Dining, Nightlife And The Kodak Theatre (Home To The Annual Osc ....
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