ARTHURBALL 2006 ANNOUNCEMENT.

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
JOANNA NEWSOM
BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT
UNKNOWN INSTRUCTORS (feat. Mike Watt, George Hurley & Joe Baiza)
GROWING
PEARLS & BRASS
COLLEEN
ENTRANCE
MI & L’AU
THE STARTER SET DANCERS
WINTER FLOWERS
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)
OM
TARANTULA A.D.
LAVENDER DIAMOND
AFROBEATDOWN
PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE SOUND
INDIAN JEWELRY
TOWN & COUNTRY
CITAY

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.

Click here for ordering info.

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…


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About Jay Babcock

I am the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was one of five Angelenos listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. Today, I live a peaceful life in the rural wilderness of Joshua Tree, California, where I am a partner in JTHomesteader.com with Stephanie Smith.

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