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SIFF 2018 Preview: Face the Music

This week, the 44th Seattle International Film Festival kicks off, and, as usual, TIG is laser-focused on the Face the Music program! Let’s talk about one of the incredible LIVE events first: THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE film awesome enough to have DJ NicFit reimagine it with an ALL QUEEN playlist, and that film, of […]

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SIFF Review: A Life in Waves {June 7}

Remember that tinkly “pop ‘n’ pour” sound on ‘80s Coca-Cola commercials? Or the jingle for Atari? How about the robotic beckoning voice of the Xenon pinball machine? All of those were the work of Suzanne Ciani, Goddess of the modular synthesizer. A Life in Waves details how Ciani discovered electronic music while studying classical piano […]

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SIFF 2017 Preview: Face the Music

IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! The 43rd Seattle International Film Festival kicks off this Thursday night, and TIG is stoked to see all the amaze Face the Music screenings they have lined up. Documentaries reign supreme this year, covering everything from EDM to opera—plus there’s a few incredible live events lined up […]

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LUCERNE FESTIVAL am Piano: Klavier-Konzert 2: Leif Ove Andsnes dirigiert vom Klavier aus das Mahler Chamber Orchestra in Beethovens Klavier-Konzerten 1 und 5.
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SIFF Take: Concerto: A Beethoven Journey

Ludwig van Beethoven, in his early career, was far better known as a pianist than as a composer. He began performing when he was around 7, and by the time he was in his early 20s he’d established himself as a skilled improviser in Vienna, a town that at the time was like Hollywood for […]

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A Song for You: The Austin City Limits Story at the 2016 Seattle International Film Festival

SIFF 2016 Preview: Face the Music

We’re all VERY excited about SIFF o’er here in TIG-land, and most especially excited about the 2016 Face the Music screenings! The theme of this year is the all-mighty “Documentary,” featuring eight films that span genres from hip-indie tunes to ’60s hits, hard rock, and classical piano. Check out the history behind the longest-running music program in television history […]

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SIFF 2015 Preview: Face the Music

Forgive me for chiming in a little late on ALL THE SIFF THINGS, but [I could insert many, many excuses here – but let’s just chalk it up to go old procrastination] better late than never, right?! This year’s Seattle International Film Festival kicked off Thursday night and I wanted make sure y’all had a […]

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SIFF 2014 Preview: Face the Music

Hello, Imaginaries! I can’t believe that the 40th Seattle International Film Festival starts THIS THURSDAY! (what. the. what.) Anyway, if you haven’t had a chance to check out the Face the Music line-up this year, let me moonwalk you through it, because there’s a lot of really rad stuff I don’t want you to miss! […]

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SIFF Review: The Otherside

This was an interesting time for director Daniel Torok to do a documentary on underground hip-hop in Seattle. In a strange way, it either seems a little late, or a little too early. (Maybe that means it's right on time — the way a new record doesn't quite make sense, recalling memories of other music […]

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