If you’re looking for something a little ‘different’ to do, creative folks should swing by 3rd Ward for two distinctly unique events going down this week.

HANDMADE MUSIC NIGHT, December 11th, 7:30 – 10:30 pm, FREE
3rd Ward, Etsy.com, Make Magazine, and createdigitalmusic.com present
Handmade Music Night. Part party, part mixer, part Science Fair, and part
performance, this is an informal chance for geeksters and the geek-curious to
come together, relax, and discover new sounds. The evening is a gathering of
inventors of new instruments & music technology. Featuring circuit-bent
toys, custom software and patches, interactive digital & visual instruments,
custom electronics, electricity-powered noisemakers, DIY robots and new acoustic
instruments. And it’s open to everyone from hard-core hackers & newcomers to
music lovers who want to learn about the DIY music scene.Got a project in
progress? Bring it along! Just want to hang out, meet some makers and discover
new things? Drop in!

WORKSHOP BONUS – for the cost of parts!

Michael Una will demonstrate his optical theremin synthesizer Beep-it
and conduct a workshop wherein attendees will build their own optical theremin.
The basics of analog synthesis will be discussed. No skill level is required-
all tools and parts will be provided by the participation fee.

You MUST rsvp + pay parts fee by Wed 12/10 at:http://beepit.eventbrite.com/

MOVIEHOUSE, December 14th, 7 pm door, 8 pm film
On December 14th Moviehouse reveals what happens when you mix
creativity, social experimentation and a video camera. This month’s free
film-screening follows the theme of “Urban Video Art”. John Bonafede poses as a
homeless subway performer who takes donations of saliva instead of cash. CK
Swett, Victor Jeffreys II, and Russel Fong combat (and comment on) exploitation
by trading their subject a train ticket & a new suit for a chance to follow
him around and Manuela Viera-Gallo applies acid to Chilean dictator Augusto
Pinochet. Moviehouse brings the very best in local filmmaking to 3rd Ward every
2nd Sunday. The evening begins with drinks, snacks and beats from VJ Clay
Franklin and ends in a lively discussion with the filmmakers.

RSVP: moviehouse@3rdward.com.
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and stayed tuned for January’s line up.

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