Bassist Auf der Maur at Anticipation

During Anticipation, on August 7, Melissa Auf der Maur will present her new mixed media project, an album, film, and comic. An acoustic set follows the film screening. Directed by Tony Stone, OOOM, “a 28-minute wordless, hypnotic braid of three science-fictional storylines,” was an Official Selection of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Ms. Auf der Maur is bassist well known for her work with two rock bands, Hole and Smashing Pumpkins.

The full press release appears after the jump.

Anticipation: Press Release #26, July 20, 2009
Melissa Auf der Maur to appear at Anticipation.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

It is our pleasure to host Ms. Auf der Maur on Friday, August 7th at the Palais de congrès.

She will present her new mixed media project, an album, film, and comic. An acoustic set follows the film screening. Directed by Tony Stone, “OOOM”, a 28-minute wordless, hypnotic braid of three science-fictional storylines, was an Official Selection of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Our members may attend at no additional cost.

A bassist most well known for her work with two rock bands, Hole (which is reforming as of June 2009) and Smashing Pumpkins, Ms. Auf der Maur is an accomplished photographer as well as a musician. She is a dual American-Canadian citizen of Franco-Swiss ancestry who grew up in Kenya and Montréal, attending F.A.C.E. School and Concordia University.

The 67th World Science Fiction Convention, known as Anticipation, will take place in Montréal, Québec, Canada from Thursday, August 6th through Monday, August 10th, 2009.

More information about Anticipation, including current membership rates, is available on our web site (http://www.anticipationsf.ca/); you can also write to us for more information. To be removed from the Anticipation press release mailing list, please
write to media@anticipationsf.ca

Contacts:

Anticipation The 67th World Science Fiction Convention P.O. Box 105, Station NDG Montréal, QC H4A 3P4

http://www.anticipationsf.ca/

email: media@anticipationsf.ca

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One thought on “Bassist Auf der Maur at Anticipation

  1. For us journalism grads, I know Melissa auf der Maur, but I know of her father, Nick auf der Maur, as a well-known journalist for the Montreal Gazette, I think.

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