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ACME Observatory
Spring 2001 Season

Sunday, April 01, 2001, 8:00pm



From Italy!

Carlo Actis Dato
solo saxophone


Emergency String Quartet

Tom Swafford violin Jeff Hobbs violin
Bob Marshcello/violin Adam Lane cello


Sunday, April 15, 2001, 8:00pm

3 Bands! - FREE Admission! - What a Deal!


Biggi Vinkeloe QuartetFrom Sweden!

George Cremaschi contrabass
Miya Masaoka koto
Gino Robair percussion
Biggi Vinkeloe saxophone


The Scott Rosenberg SkronktetFrom Chicago!

Morgan Guberman bass
matt ingalls clarinet
Gino Robair percussion
Scott Rosenberg reeds
John Shiurba guitar



Ernesto Diaz-Infante guitar/violin/small percussion
Shoko Hikage bass koto
Scott R. Looney electronics
Bob Marsh cello/alto sax/flute/other instruments
Jim Ryan flutes/alto sax/kalimba/small percussion


Thursday, April 19, 2001, 8:00pm

An Exclusive Bay Area Appearance!


Robert Dick flutes
playing a solo set
and another set with special guests!


John Ingle solo saxophones



Sunday, April 29, 2001, 8:00pm


Loren Chasse's
synthesis of neglected places
a recreation of a dioramic miniature landscape that uses its
materials as instruments while simultaneously attempting to
activate the inherent ambience of the performance space.
  Chasse has recently performed at the Rooms for Listening experimental sound festival at CCAC (California College of Arts and Crafts) and will be playing this year's Transmissions Festival in Chicago. His video Fantasy Apparition, done with Eleanor Harwood, was screened at the Not Still Art Internat'l. Experimental Video Festival in New York. His writing on listening to the environment has been featured in Halana magazine and the book Site of Sound: of architecture and the ear.

From Spain!
Koji Asano
Powerful but sensitive music created by using a laptop computer and microphone as instruments. By changing the position of the microphones, Asano is able to amplify the movement of sound waves.


Sunday, May 13, 2001, 8:00pm

Guitars Galore!


Henry Kaiser


Myles Boisen


Ron Thompson



Sunday, May 20, 2001, 8:00pm


James Coleman/Dave Gross/Tucker Dulin


John Michael Doyle/Ron Heglin
butoh dance/trombone