The Return of Draw Egan: A Tribute to Morricone
Want to get a taste of the authentic Austin film scene? Local bars, theaters and unique venues around town celebrate unique cinematic experiences year-round, including the latest tribute to Ennio Morricone. After selling out the North Door in November with "Yakona", Okkervil River keyboardistJustin Sherburnand his groupMontopolisare back again with a new show, "The Return of Draw Egan: An Ennio Morricone Tribute." This silent western film has been rewritten by novelist Elizabeth Jackson and Chad Nichols (Foleyvision) Mystery Science Theater style, replacing the old dialogue cards with an updated version that is gut-bustingly hilarious. Sherburn's rock and roll chamber orchestra will accompany the film, playing excerpts from Ennio Morricone's classic spaghetti western soundtracks. Before the movie, video artist Stephen Fishman will screen a montage of all things Italian, western, spaghetti, and 60's while Montopolis rocks the Morricone hits with guitar wizard Landis Armstrong (McLemore Avenue). EVENT: "The Return of Draw Egan" film screening with live score WHEN: Sunday March 1, 6 p.m. and Sunday March 8, 6 p.m. WHERE: The North Door,502 Brushy Street, Austin, TX 78702 TICKETS: $12. Purchase tickets in advance TRAILER: Watch the preview of this eventhere. For more information visitMontopolismusic.com.This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.