[nfbwatlk] You are invited...

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Thu Jan 20 16:31:14 UTC 2011

Neil Vosburgh will be part of the event tonight in Tacoma described below.

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Please join us for a free of charge, exclusive pre-screening of For Once in My 
Life, on Thursday, January 20.   The event will include live musical 
performances beginning at 5:30 pm; the film from 6 – 7 pm, and  from 7 – 7:45 
p.m., post-film audience discussion whose facilitators include “Little 
Bill”(of“Little Bill and the Bluenotes”).  

For Once in My Life is the story of a unique band of singers and musicians, and 
their journey to show the world the greatness – and killer soundtrack – within 
each of them. 

The 28 band members have a wide range of mental and physical disabilities, as 
well as musical abilities that extend into ranges of pure genius. In a cinema 
vérite style, the film explores their struggles and triumphs, and the healing 
power of music, as the band members' unique talents are nurtured to challenge 
the world's perceptions.
Where? The auditorium of the WA State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue, 
Tacoma  98402.   The Washington State History Museum donates their auditorium. 
 This event is open to the public and is free of charge.

The film is part of a national program, and the event this week is supported by 
the Tacoma Commission on Disabilities, Goodwill  Industries, KCTS9, and the 
Tacoma Art Museum. 

The film will be presented with closed captions for the hearing impaired. 
Event Schedule:
5:30 – 6:00 pm:  Live performances with local area musicians
Neil Vosburgh (who is blind).

6 – 7 pm:  Tacoma premiere of “For Once in My Life,”the Winner of the Best 
Documentary Award at the Port Townsend Film Festival;  and winner of "Best 
Musical Documentary Film" Award of the International Documentary Association
7 – 7:45 pm:  Audience discussion 

Event Location
WA State History Museum Auditorium
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma,  WA  98402

Patrick Baroch
ITVS National Community Cinema Coordinator NW

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