an evening with van dyke parks
Join us OPENING NIGHT (4/18) for an intimate evening of live music, film and conversation with Van Dyke Parks and son, Richard Parks, who will be screening a series of short documentaries centered around his father’s life, and his experience in creating and affecting some of the most influential music in Americana. (It should also be noted that Richard Parks is an award winning filmmaker in his own right as his documentary, “Music Man Murray” took home “Best Short Documentary” at CIMMfest 2012). Following the conversation and film screening, Van Dyke Parks will perform live accompainied by his band.
Buy your ticket now and join us for an unforgettable opening night. See you there!
Constellation (formally the Viaduct Theater)
3111 N Western Ave
Details and ticket info here.
About Van Dyke Parks:
Most often cited for his collaboration with Brian Wilson in the now legendary yet unreleased Beach Boys album, “Smile”, Van Dyke Parks’ life has taken many interesting twists and turns. He began his career as a child actor in film and television, later found that he had a penchant for music and worked with such notable acts as Frank Zappa, The Byrds, Rufus Wainwright, Phil Ochs, U2 and even Danger Mouse. If Zappa and Brian Wilson weren’t intriguing enough, Van went on to score a bevy of children’s’ television programs, including Sesame Street, Pee Wee’s Playhouse and many others. Then of course there is Van’s solo career.
Get your ticket and join us for an unforgettable opening night. See you there!
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