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Experience Music Program “EMP”, upcoming events: June


Tuesday, June 17 – Exposed: Inside Film at EMP|SFM – Terra with Animator and Director Aristomenis Tsirbas

EMP|SFM, in partnership with The Warren Report, presents a new film series, Exposed: Inside Film at EMP|SFM. The series includes new films, cult favorites and classic sci-fi and music films. Each screening is followed by a behind-the-scenes look through an interactive discussion with actors, directors or screenwriters associated with the film. In June, EMP|SFM presents Terra, a beautiful new animated film that puts a spin on the traditional alien invasion premise. Director and animator Aristomenis Tsirbas will be present to discuss his film. Warren Etheredge of The Warren Report will host the event.

Originally made as a seven minute animated short in 2003, Tsirbas explains that the new full-length Terra gives “the aliens as much of a character and as much sympathy and complexity as we do for the humans” in an alien film. The plot centers on Mala (voiced by Evan Rachel Wood), living on the planet Terra where peace and tolerance are the norm. Little does Mala know that the inhabitants of Earth have exhausted their resources and are searching for a new home. Terra also features the voices of Dennis Quaid and Luke Wilson among others.

In collaboration with Exposed: Inside Film at EMP|SFM, Revolution Bar & Grill is pleased to offer a film-themed happy hour before the screenings. Stop by the restaurant to mingle and take advantage of appetizer and drink specials from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For more information visit Revolution Bar & Grill online.

Time: 7 p.m.

Venue: JBL Theater at EMP|SFM, 325 5th Avenue North

Tickets: Tickets on sale April 1, Free to EMP|SFM and The Warren Report members; $5 general public, 206.770.2702 or 1-877-EMP-SFM1

Thursday, June 5 – All Access Night at EMP|SFM

EMP|SFM offers free admission and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Thursday evening of every month. June’s All Access Night at EMP|SFM will feature EMP|SFM’s own Experience: The Band. All Access Nights are sponsored by The Boeing Company.
Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Venue: EMP|SFM, 325 5th Avenue North
Tickets: Free and open to the public

Information: Call 206-770-2702


Saturday, June 21 – Family Day at EMP|SFM

EMP|SFM hosts Family Days the third Saturday of every month. Family Day activities can include art projects, live music, special tours and workshops for everyone. This is a great opportunity to bring the entire family to EMP|SFM and discover the great interactive activities available for children and adults. Family Days are sponsored by IKEA.

Venue: EMP|SFM, 325 5th Avenue North
Tickets: Free for EMP|SFM members or with a paid admission, $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, youth, military and students with ID, free for children 10 and under