October 12, 2016 4:10 PM
Santa Monica, California – Santa Monica Public Library presents the 1920 horror classic The Golem with live musical accompaniment by the Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:45 pm in the Main Library’s Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Kick off your Halloween weekend with this silent German expressionist film based on the Jewish legend of the Golem, co-directed by and starring Paul Wegener in the title role. In 19th century Prague, a rabbi creates a giant warrior from clay and brings it to life to protect the Jews from persecution. The screening will feature an original musical score performed live by the Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble, an internationally recognized new music group that combines acoustic instruments, electronic hardware, composed material, and structured improvisation. The Ensemble is comprised of founder/composer Jack Curtis Dubowsky on keyboards, Alicia Byer on clarinet, Jeff Schwartz on double bass and Charles Sharp on saxophone.
This program is free and open to all ages. Seating is limited and on a first arrival basis. The Santa Monica Public Library is wheelchair accessible. For special disabled services, call Library Administration at (310) 458-8606 at least one week prior to event. The Main Library is directly served by Big Blue Bus routes 1, 7, R7, R10 and 18. Ride your bike. Bicycle parking racks are available at the library.