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Hard Core Creators Chat

January 25, 2011

The Producers of Hard Core Logo: Live and the Celluloid Social Club present

Friday January 28th at 2pm FREE!
at the Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova

Grab this opportunity to hear some of Canada’s edgiest creators talk about the genesis of Hard Core Logo the film and Hard Core Logo: Live the stage play, and ruminate on the legacy of this iconic Canadian work.  Panelists include:

Noel S. Baker: is the script writer of the 1996 feature film Hard Core Logo, directed by Bruce McDonald, that Hard Core Logo: Live is based on.  Noel also wrote the live broadcast TV version of American Whiskey Bar which had its first non-live screening at the Celluloid Social Club in 1998.

Joe “Shithead” Keithley: best known as leader of Canada’s most influential punk bank D.O.A. and as the Canadian godfather of punk.  He has influenced everyone from Green Day and Sonic Youth to The Offspring and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and recently authored his first book, I Shithead, a life in punk.

Michael Scholar Jr.: his long-running production of The Black Rider won Best Production in three cities (Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary) and was nominated in a fourth (Toronto), and he has spent the last 3 years working on the stage adaptation of Hard Core Logo. He is Artistic Producer of November Theatre.

This not-to-be-missed discussion will be moderated by:

Glen Schaefer: Glen, a witness to the heyday of Punk in Vancouver, is a film writer for The Province and guitarist for the band Twisted Siskel.

Hard Core Creators Chat is absolutely FREE to the public and a great before or after experience to viewing the live show at the PuSh Festival.  No RSVP required, just show up at the door.  For more info contact Katrina Dunn at Touchstone Theatre, katrina@touchstonetheatre.com (604) 709-9973.

More info about the live show HERE