December 2013 – February 2014
Signal Kitchen and ArtsRiot present, in association with VTIFF, Zero Gravity Craft Brewery and Farrell Distribution, New Years Eve ’14 with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble!: 2 sets by the Ensemble, open bar & catered food. Hurry up to get your discounted tickets at the amazing price of $60 before these run out – we have only a limited supply of tickets at this price.
The Hypnotic show sold out during the Vermont International Film Festival 2013. They are an eight-piece brass ensemble out o the South Side of Chicago, consisting of eight sons of the jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran. With only horns and a drum set, “Hypnotic” has traveled the world. Their musical style ranges from hip-hop to jazz to funk and rock, including calypso and gypsy music. They call their eclectic blend of sound “now music”, or “Hypnotic”. Reared in the teachings of music since they were children, they grew up on the stage playing as the “Phil Cohran Youth Ensemble”
Since 1971, the City of New York has had laws restricting curbside engine idling. One man, determined to reduce air pollution in his neighborhood and combat global climate change, confronted the city’s lax enforcement efforts. This film chronicles the challenges and triumphs of his campaign
Following the one hour screening, there will be a Q&A session with the filmmaker, George Pakenham, as well as representatives from Idle-Free Vermont and the City of Burlington to discuss current, local anti-idling efforts. Sponsored by the Divisions of Communication and Creative Media, Education & Human Studies, and Core and Sustain Champlain.