Jenny Scheinman's “Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait”
Venue: Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Event Types: Music, Arts & Theatre
Cost:
Adult Tickets (based on seat location):
• Category A: $45.00
• Category B: $35.00
• Category C: $20.00

Students and Children 18 & Under: $10.00

Description:
The Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech presents Jenny Scheinman's “Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait” on Friday, October 27, 2017.

Captivating visuals from small towns in the 1930s and 1940s are set to an original live score created by composer, singer, and violinist Jenny Scheinman. Depression-era filmmaker H. Lee Waters documented more than 118 small towns in the southeastern United States between 1936 and 1942.

He filmed regular people going about their lives—mill workers streaming out of factories, a mother and daughter dancing on a dirt road, an old man reading a wartime headline. Scheinman’s score of folk songs and fiddle music accompany this footage in a new film by director Finn Taylor. These iconic images set to Scheinman’s music speak deeply to any community today, as they did to the towns portrayed at the time.

Tickets can be purchased online, in person at the Moss Arts Center Box Office Monday-Friday from 10 am - 5:30 pm and Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and by phone at 540-231-5300.

To purchase tickets online, visit: https://www.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/article/JennyScheinman.

For more information on the Moss Arts Center, visit: http://www.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/ or https://www.facebook.com/artscenteratvt.
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