August 12, 2015

Radio Heads

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik A very special part of the JBFC’s Sounds of Summer series screens August 18 with the film, I Am What I Play. From...

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August 6, 2015

Come As You Are

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, about the late singer and guitarist of the famous band Nirvana, is showing at the Burns August 7-9. An...

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July 9, 2015
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Music to My Ears

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern, Stacy Zakalik The 2015 “Sounds of Summer: New Music Documentaries” series is at the Burns from July 16 through August 27, 2015. Exploring many different...

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July 30, 2014

If there had only been Youtube!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Then the music of Reverend Gary Davis, the great blues, ragtime, and gospel guitarist, would have surely gone viral! Born blind and poor in...

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July 8, 2014
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(Rock ‘n) Roll the film!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Get ready, our “Sounds of Summer” film series launches this week on Thursday, July 10! That’s right, all summer long our theater will...

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June 6, 2014

Poster Child for Independent Cinema

Over the past year at the Burns, we’ve shown 377 films from 41 countries around the world, and many of them appeared in our curated annual and ongoing series. For each series we program,...

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August 17, 2013

Analog in the Digital Age

This is a guest post by JBFC Marketing intern Elena Gorell On Cabrito Road, off of interstate 405, lies a long brick building the color of desert sand. The sign reads “Sound City...

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July 25, 2013
The Rolling Stones

Meet The Rolling Stones

This is a guest post from JBFC Marketing Intern Elena Gorell The Rolling Stones is now a household name. Their songs heard in movies, TV shows, and across the airwaves, and through digital...

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July 18, 2013

Who Can Play The Pennywhistle (two at a time), French Horn, Drums and More?

Answer: DAVID AMRAM, composer, conductor, multi-instrumentalist, and author. Amram is one of the first to improvise jazz on the French horn and has worked with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Willie...

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July 17, 2013


This is a post from JBFC Programmer Karen Sloe Goodman As one of the programmers for this year’s “Sounds of Summer: New Music Documentaries” series, I am particularly excited that we will be...

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July 2, 2013

There’s Music in the Air

Oh, it must be Sounds of Summer, our electric and eclectic music documentaries series returning to the Burns July 10-Aug. 28.  No matter what type of music turns you on, we’ve got it covered…plus...

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August 11, 2012
The Tokens

{Staff Spotlight} Sean Gallagher

Who is Jay Siegel? Chances are if you saw his picture you would not recognize him, but if you heard his voice you’d know him immediately. He is the man behind the falsetto...

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July 11, 2012

Get to Know the Man in Black

Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music captures the Man in Black fresh on the heels of his Folsom Prison album. He’s performing with his new bride June Carter Cash, singing a...

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