If you’re in the NYC area on Thursday, January 14, my friend David Alpert from The Calhoun School would like to invite you to a Q&A and screening of PLAYING FOR CHANGE with filmmaker Mark Johnson.
The Calhoun Performing Arts Series presents
Playing for Change
A documentary film about the unifying power of music
Thursday, January 14, 2010, 7:00pm
Q&A follows the screening with filmmaker Mark Johnson.
Tickets: $5/students & seniors; $10/adults
Where: The Calhoun School, 433 West End Avenue at 81st Street
The award-winning documentary “Playing for Change: Peace Through Music,” lands at Calhoun this January after its whirlwind tour of film festivals and benefit concerts. “Playing for Change” is more than just a film, it is an exciting multimedia movement created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music.
After creating a portable recording studio, filmmaker Mark Johnson visited countless countries around the globe to facilitate cross-continental collaboration on songs like “Stand by Me” and Bob Marley’s “One World.” The ongoing endeavor has featured more than 100 artists from around the world performing “together;” the documentary is a celebration of how music can unite people from different backgrounds.
The Calhoun Performing Arts Series presents documentary films, lectures, music, dance and children’s theater. All events are open to the public. For a complete schedule, go to www.calhoun.org/performingarts.