Saturday, February 25, 2012, 8:00 pm
Imagine yourself in the idyllic French countryside in the 1930s. Sometime before dark, a gypsy caravan sets up camp in a field outside of town, luring the locals out for an evening's fun. The wanderers travel with a film projector, pointing it at the side of a barn. As the images flicker to life beneath the stars, gypsy musicians play their guitars and fiddles, matching every movement on the screen with characteristic virtuosity, passion and humor. Reviving this lost entertainment, The Hot Club of San Francisco presents Cinema Vivant, an evening of vintage silent films accompanied by live gypsy swing.
Caltech's Beckman Auditorium located at 332 S. Michigan Ave., Pasadena, CA 91125
Ticket prices: $26.00, $21.00, and $16.00. Youth high school age and under $10.00. Senior rush tickets may be purchased 30 minuets before the evening performance for $10.00, subject to availability.
Location information: http://events.caltech.edu/find.html
Ticket office: http://events.caltech.edu/tickets.html