On February 1, a new music-cinema project takes flight at the Clinton Street Theater. Called Reel Relics, it features an assortment of the best, unseen live performances from a broad mix of talent. Probing deep into the vaults of history finding meticulously curated live performances. Seeking to educate through direct transmission and purposeful alignments that encourage the desire to alleviate suffering through universal music. This self-produced program by local independent film producer and musician Darren Aboulafis showcases some of the finest live performances from a diversity of talent spanning the last 40-odd years that have never been seen before.
Of special interest to CBA members will definitely be the February 22nd showing of Down So Long that captures performances by Bonnie Raitt (from 1974), Memphis Slim (1976), B.B. King (1971) and Koko Taylor (1988), and also the Slowhand showing on May 10th & 11th, an unreleased documentary on Eric Clapton filmed in 1979.
The Reel Relics schedule is as follows:
Feb. 1-2: David Bowie/Story of Ziggy Stardust; Feb 8-9: 70’s Women Rock; Feb 22: Down So Long; Mar 8-9: Conspiracy; Mar 22-23: Revolutions; Apr 12-13: Adjustments; Apr 26-27: Wonderland; May 10-11: Slowhand; May 24-25: Who is Poly Styrene/X-Ray Spex?; Jun 14-15: MC5: A True Testimonial; June 28-29: Synthestesia; Jul 12-13: The Who: Can You See the Real Me?
The Clinton Street Theater is located at 2522 SE Clinton Street.