Robert Kramer’s Masterpiece Milestones Plays This Weekend At The Anthology Film Archives

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Thirty years before Sacha Baron Cohen cat-walked the thin line between documentary and fiction in the name of comedy, the great radical filmmaker Robert Kramer — with co-director John Douglas — interwove the two modes to deliver his 1975 masterpiece Milestones, in the name of the revolutionary ideals of the late 1960′s. Showing as part of his eight-title retrospective this weekend at Anthology Film Archives (New York, NY), “Milestones is as carefully arranged as a piece of music. …[U]sing images, emotions and, most frequently, words as themes, it bursts with unexpected life.” (Vincent Canby, New York Times).

“The Films of Robert Kramer” runs July 17–23 at Anthology Film Archives.

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Giant Step Presents Hudson 9 with Vikter Duplaix

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Giant Step’s biweekly series at Hudson Hotel presents Vikter Duplaix, the heavyweight DJ who closed out our final Hudson of 2008.

Vikter Duplaix, a Philadelphia native, honed his DJ skills with Philly legends Jazzy Jeff and King Britt. His introduction to the global music scene came in 2000 with his installment of K7!’s DJ Kicks series, which showcased his vocal stylings and musical taste. In 2002, Vikter released his first full-length artist project titled “International Affairs” on Hollywood Records. Vikter formed a joint venture with BBE Records, which led to the “Stimulation” EP and 2006′s full-length “Bold and Beautiful” with appearances and collaborative production work by James Poyser, Esthero, Tye Tribbett & GA , Rapheal Saadiq, Karsh Kale, Suphala and house music pioneer Louie Vega. His production work continues to defy genre as he creates soundscapes for artists as diverse as Earth, Wind and Fire, Jazzanova, Nitin Sawhney, King Britt, N’Dea Davevenport (Brand New Heavies), Ladybug Mecca (Digable Planets) and Spacek.

Hudson Hotel
356 W 58th St.
New York, NY 10019

7PM – 11PM
21+ w/ID

Free with RSVP

Giant Step Presents SVEDKA Vodka Sessions: Wale with Special Guest Mark Ronson

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We are proud to announce the start of SVEDKA Vodka Sessions, a new concert series brought to you by Giant Step and SVEDKA, bringing the very best bands and emerging artists. The series will take place in New York at Private Park in Hudson Hotel, Los Angeles at Skybar at Mondrian Hotel, and Miami at the The Florida Room in Delano.

Click here to RSVP. RSVP limited to one person per email.

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