Tommy Becker: Tape Number One/ Passing Periods

 29 May
 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
 701 Mission St - 94103 - San Francisco - United States
 San Francisco Cinematheque
Tommy Becker in person Admission: $10 general/ $6 members Local artist Tommy Becker is a poet/musician trapped in a camcorder. His never-ending saga, TAPE NUMBER ONE, blends poetics, performance, costuming, found footage, and hand-made props, creating pop songs that wrap subtle menace with humor. Program opens with earlier tracks, including SONG FOR THE PAIN-BODY and SONG FOR THE LEMONS, and presents PASSING PERIODS: REFLECTIONS THROUGH A CLASSROOM WINDOW, a six-part subsection of TAPE NUMBER ONE exploring and celebrating the dynamics and complexities of the high school landscape, the cultural construct of the classroom, and more. PASSING PERIOD includes SONG FOR AWE & DREAD, SONG FOR DISOBEDIENT YOUTH, LOVE SONG, and more. (digital, 70 min + Q&A, 2013-2015) More information:

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