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Mutual Air Kickoff and Listening Party
Sep
30
4:00 PM16:00

Mutual Air Kickoff and Listening Party

In launch of Rosten Woo’s Mutual Air Project, Thingamajigs’ director, Edward Schocker, will give a demonstration about air, breath and sound. Part talk and part performance, Edward will be accompanied by a 275 year old Japanese musical instrument call Sho. Thingamajigs partners with The Exploratorium and Oakland Museum of California on this informative event about art and climate change. 

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Live Cinema :: TPG + viDEO sAVant / duo B.
Sep
26
8:00 PM20:00

Live Cinema :: TPG + viDEO sAVant / duo B.

A two-part evening of visual and sonic experiments and environments, featuring Thingamajigs Performance Group, and viDEO sAVant (Charles Woodman + duo B.). Both ensembles explore the intersection of improvised music with live video performance, and will transform the Center for New Music into an immersive sensory environment.

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The Nature of Notation :: 20th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival
May
19
4:00 PM16:00

The Nature of Notation :: 20th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival

Thingamajigs Performance Group joins faculty of Berklee School of Music to perform specially created graphic notational pieces by members of Becoming Independent, in a 3-part workshop. This will be the last performance in the 20th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival.

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18th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival
Oct
1
to Oct 4

18th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival

Thingamajigs presents another year of exciting new musical works for homemade instruments, found objects, DIY inventions, and alternate tunings by some of the Bay Area’s most innovative artists. Instrument inventors are a rare breed; but at this year’s 18th annual Music for People and Thingamajigs Festival, a dozen of the finest experimental instrument builders will be entertaining all ages crowds at the Center for New Music.

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16th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival
Oct
9
to Oct 14

16th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival

Now in its 16th year, Thingamajigs’ genre-crossing MFP&T Festival is the only annual event completely dedicated to music created with made/found materials and alternate tuning systems. Past participants include Carla Kihlstedt, Walter Kitundu, Pauline Oliveros, Brenda Hutchinson, Electric Junkyard Gamelan, and Laetitia Sonami.

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