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Friday, May 2 • 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Bayou Maharajah LIMITED

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Dr. John called James Booker “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced,” but you can remove most of those adjectives, leaving just “piano genius,” and it would still be accurate. Through never-before-seen concert footage and interviews with the people who knew and idolized him, Bayou Maharajah traces Booker’s tumultuous life from his beginning as a chart-topping child prodigy to his ending as a self-destructive eccentric, looking beneath the adjectives and illuminating both the tortured artist and the city that helped create him.

Music Video by Razorhouse - Dedicated Love
Mike Meier / USA / 4 min
From Chicago's Razorhouse, a dead-bird's-eye view of the dedication we can practice in service to our addictions.

Music Video by Tammydawn - Faded Love
Tamara Feldman / USA / 5 min
Using Tarot symbolism and subconscious imagery, a boy finds himself after the neglect of his mother and abusive father. With John Hawkes, Elliot Moore, David Yow, and Tamara Feldman.

Friday May 2, 2014 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Society for Arts