The inaugural ArthurBall will take place Feb 25-26, 2006 at The Ex_Plex, The Echo and other venues in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles.
Following is the Ball’s lineup. All artists will be performing full sets.
Saturday, February 25, 4pm
BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT
UNKNOWN INSTRUCTORS (feat. Mike Watt, George Hurley & Joe Baiza)
PEARLS & BRASS
MI & L’AU
THE STARTER SET DANCERS
SOCIETY OF ROCKETS
plus: World Premiere of three new full-length documentary films from Sublime Frequencies: “PHI TA KHON: GHOSTS OF ISAN” (dir. Robert Millis), “SUMATRAN FOLK CINEMA” (dir. Mark Gergis & Alan Bishop), and “MOROCCO: MUSICAL BROTHERHOODS FROM THE TRANS-SAHARAN HIGHWAY” (dir. Hisham Mayet). All filmmakers will be in attendance.
Sunday, February 26, 4pm
THE 5:15ers feat. Joshua Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) & Chris Goss (Masters of Reality)
BORN HELLER (feat. Josephine Foster)
PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE SOUND
TOWN & COUNTRY
Plus: A screening of “KEEPINTIME” and an exclusive preview of “BRASILINTIME.” Filmmaker B+ will be in attendance. There will also be a selection of extremely rarely screened mindblowing films, curated by the Arthur braintrust.
also: All-day ‘Full-Spectrum Vibrational Healing Center’ designed by WHITE RAINBOW…
Also appearing at various points and places during ArthurBall will be ERIK DAVIS, GRANT MORRISON, LEWIS MACADAMS, TRINIE DALTON, BYRON COLEY, THE MARS SOCIETY and many more poets, thinkers, artists, jokers, yappers and typers TBA.
Tickets to the Ball are now on sale from TicketWeb. Capacity for this event is 1,000.
One-day passes are $22.00.
Two-day passes are $40.00.
ArthurBall is presented by Arthur Magazine and Spaceland Productions, the same team that brought you ArthurFest last September.
A more detailed announcement will be posted shortly, but for now you can check out this article from the December 11, 2005 Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar to get an idea of what we’re up to…