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Holyoke: Points of View: featuring: Holyoke Stars of the Silent Screen

Date: April 19, 2013

Time: 5-7pm

Venue: Wauregan Gallery at 386 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA

Tickets: Free and Open to the Public

MIFA brought the idea for Holyoke Stars to PorterHouse Media as part of MIFA’s ongoing research into Holyoke artists and celebrities. PorterHouse Media: and Zach MacDonald of Milltown Productions:, have collaborated to create an audio/visual composition highlighting three famous stage and silent film actresses: Eva Tanguay, Ormi Hawley, and Pauline Curley. The video is a mix of original sounds and images from rare footage and recordings blended artistically with a modern approach. The video short will be followed by either the full-length silent film Where The North Holds Sway (1927), staring Pauline Curley or Where the North Begins (1923), staring Rin Tin Tin.

Holyoke Then and Now, a photography exhibit, accompanies the viewing., is a series of art and cultural events which will take place during April 2013 in venues throughout Holyoke’s Arts & Innovation District. All programs are free and open to the public.


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