Ever wonder what Coffin Joe, Jack Smith and Bettie Page had in common? Find out with Bruce Neal and company as they take you on a head-tripping, mind-bending tour of visions from Hallucinations of a Deranged Mind, Normal Love and Bettie Page exploitation shorts. Neal will touch on the importance of these films to your subconscious and psyche. Then, take the musical trip through the recesses of your mind. Can you make it through to the other side? Free Coffin Joe, Jack Smith and Bettie Page trading cards for all attendees!
Bruce Neal is a Facets Personal Video Consultant and has worked in underground theater, performance art and stand-up comedy. Bruce was a co-founder of the performance art group The Dol Furies and his work has been featured on NPR, PBS, HBO, Stage Left, Prop Theatre, Chopin Theatre, Cabaret Metro, Theatre IgLoo, Lounge Ax and many others. Bruce recently completed work on the film, Dream Havana, which went on to win best documentary at the Chicago and Orlando Latino Film Festivals. Previous Facets Night School classes taught include The Invisibles are Exploding: Toxic Trickle-Down in the Reagan Era, a look at the horror-comedy Street Trash, and Mystery Play Freakout, a look at God Told Me To.
Admission: $5, FREE for Facets members. Find out how to be a member and help this non-profit Chicago treasure by going to www.facets.org.