‘Carmine Street Guitars’ & Panel At Columbus Theatre

(3.8) Catch a sneak preview this Friday of “Carmine Street Guitars,” a look into the life of Greenwich Village guitar maker Rick Kelly and his apprentice Cindy Hulej. According to Variety,

The doc brings musicians of all stripes — including Patti Smith Band’s Lenny Kaye, Kirk Douglas of The Roots, Jamie Hince of The Kills, Bill Frisell, Nels Cline of Wilco, Marc Ribot, Ester Baling, Dallas and Travis Good of The Sadies and Dylan six-stringer Charlie Sexton — to the shop. Filmmaker Jim Jarmusch (pictured below) also makes an appearance for a quick guitar repair, and was responsible for the film’s conception, in a way.

Reception from 6pm to 7pm. Screening at 7pm. Panel discussion following the film, plus live set from Divey’s Alex Garzone. (Facebook event.)

Reception from 6pm to 7pm. Screening at 7pm. Panel discussion following the film, plus live set from Divey’s Alex Garzone.

Panel discussion on guitar design, craft and the survival of independent businesses in the age of Amazon with: Jen Long, designer, Whale Guitar Project; Rafael Attias, multi-disciplinary artist, musician, guitar maker, RISD professor; and Michael Samos, musician, producer, purveyor of exceptional guitars.

This preview anticipates the upcoming Providence Art and Design Film Festival, taking place April 5-7th at the Columbus Theatre in Providence and April 11-14th in Newport and Jamestown. New films about: Christo, Fluxus, Miles Davis and Bauhaus among many others will be shown.

GA $15, 7pm to 10pm, Friday, March 8, Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, (directions)

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