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Acclaimed Indie Rock Band “Montopolis” Scores Silent Film “Man with a Movie Camera”

Acclaimed Indie Rock Band

After selling out their Alamo Draft House performances in Austin and receiving critical acclaim from KUT 90.5 and The Austin Chronicle among others, indie rock band Montopolis is bringing their score for Dziga Vertov's "Man with a Movie Camera" to Dallas' Historic Texas Theater in Oak Cliff on Friday, September 14, 2012.

Texas Theater Showing “Texas Legends Before They Were Legends”

Texas Theater Showing

Texas Independent Film Network and Video Association of Dallas present TEXAS LEGENDS, BEFORE THEY WERE LEGENDS at the Texas Theater in Oak Cliff. The film features the collection of first short films by legendary Texas filmaker's. From Tobe Hooper to Richard Linklater, Wes Anderson and Robert Rodriguez (to name a few) Texas has a rich legacy of filmmaking, but even the masters had to start somewhere. Tickets are cheap - $8. The program will last 90 minutes and it's recommended for mature audiences.

Phantoms “Haunt” the Dallas Stage

Phantoms

As the lights dimmed at The Music Hall at Fair Park, the familiarly haunting opening refrain of one of America's most famous contributions to musical theater began to fill the air. As the richness of the pipe organ soared above the crowd, the eyes of all were drawn upward as the stage and the room were magically transformed into an opera house reminiscent of early 20th century France; as the all too famous chandelier took its place above the crowd, it became suddenly and undeniably clear- the Phantom of the Opera had once again arrived in Dallas.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame with Live Orchestra at Texas Theater

The Hunchback of Notre Dame with Live Orchestra at Texas Theater

On Friday, May 1st, Texas Theater will be showing Lon Chaney's 1923 horror classic, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Paul Slavens will lead a live musical score to accompany the screening. Tickets are cheap - $8/Adult $4/Children. Purchase tix online. Showtime is at 7pm.

These are the best sort of events to go to. A classic film in an old theater, a live orchestra, and a cheap ticket to get in. Take advantage of stuff like this. You'll be surprised at what you get out of it.