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Louie screening

When: Wed., Aug. 25, 8 p.m. 2010

Philanthropist and Sonia Dada guitarist Dan Pritzker (yes, as in the Pavilion) directed the silent film Louie, a fictional tale about a six-year-old Louis Armstrong growing up in an emerging New Orleans jazz scene in 1907. The screening will feature live musical accompaniment from a jazz ensemble headed by Wynton Marsalis and Cecile Licad and including Marcus Printup, Vincent Gardner, and Wycliffe Gordon.

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