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The Mont Alto Orchestra's schedule of silent films and dances

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EVENT DETAILS

September 14, 2014

Tea Dance

Avalon Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder

2 - 5 pm •$15 / $10 students / volunteers free!

Tango, onestep, waltz, and foxtrot to the sounds of Cabaret Sauvignon, with Rodney Sauer, Elizabeth Wood on violin, Ed Secor on clarinet, and Chris Kermiet on drums. A free lesson will be given at 1 pm by Jim X. Borzym. The Avalon Ballroom is the largest and most pleasant dance floor in Boulder County, and the music is excellently played and eminently danceable.

October 11, 2014

Ramona

Louisville Arts Center
Spruce and Grant
Louisville

 

Ramona (Dolores Del Rio) is the ward of a wealthy ranch owner in early California. Though courted by the ranch owner's son, she falls in love with a young Indian -- but this leads her into a world of racial discrimination. Based on the hugely popular and influential 1888 novel by Helent Hunt Jackson, this film was considered lost for decades. But thanks to the Czech Film Archive and the Library of Congress, a new English language print has been made available in 2014. in a very intimate setting -- five musicians and maybe eighty in the audiece!

October 12, 2014

Tea Dance

Avalon Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder

2 - 5 pm •$15 / $10 students / volunteers free!

Tango, onestep, waltz, and foxtrot to the sounds of the Mont Alto Ragtime and Tango Orchestra, with singer Susan Rogers. A free lesson will be given at 1 pm by Jim X. Borzym. The Avalon Ballroom is the largest and most pleasant dance floor in Boulder County, and the music is excellently played and eminently danceable.

October 13, 2014

Ramona

Giffels Concert Hall
Univeristy of Arkansas
Fayetteville

Time TBA
Free

Mont Alto appears courtesty of the Native American Film Symposium. Ramona (Dolores Del Rio) is the ward of a wealthy ranch owner in early California. Though courted by the ranch owner's son, she falls in love with a young Indian -- but this leads her into a world of racial discrimination. Based on the hugely popular and influential 1888 novel by Helent Hunt Jackson, this film was considered lost for decades. But thanks to the Czech Film Archive and the Library of Congress, a new English language print has been made available in 2014.

October 17, 2014

Ramona

Z-Arts
Springdale Utah

See Ramona in the area it was filmed! Ramona (Dolores Del Rio) is the ward of a wealthy ranch owner in early California. Though courted by the ranch owner's son, she falls in love with an Indian sheep shearer -- but this leads her into a world of racial discrimination. Based on the hugely popular and influential 1888 novel by Helent Hunt Jackson, this film was considered lost for decades, but thanks to the Czech Film Archive and the Library of Congress, a new English language print was made available in 2014.

This presentation will be with solo piano.

October 21–26, 2014

TCM Classic Films Cruise

From Canaveral to Castaway Cay and Key West

We have been invited on the TCM Classic Films Cruise! We'll be accompanying Buster Keaton's The Navigator, and John Barrymore's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (and watching a whole bunch of other films!). There will also be a lively jazz band along for dancing. Details at the TCM Cruise Web Site.

November 4, 2014

Ramona

Bud Warner Library
Steamboat Springs, CO

Ramona (Dolores Del Rio) is the ward of a wealthy ranch owner in early California. Though courted by the ranch owner's son, she falls in love with an Indian sheep shearer -- but this leads her into a world of racial discrimination. Based on the hugely popular and influential 1888 novel by Helent Hunt Jackson, this film was considered lost for decades, but thanks to the Czech Film Archive and the Library of Congress, a new English language print was made available in 2014.