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Empty Bottle Presents

**CANCELED** The Empty Bottle and AdHoc.fm present 'Banter' featuring Sich Mang / Andy Ortmann / Johnny Young / A screening of 'Icon Eye'

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Friday, May 25, 2012 10:00 PM CDT
Public Works, Chicago, IL
21 years and over

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Chicago premier of 'ICON EYE' (Sun Araw, M. Geddes Gengras, The Congos) plus Q & A with director Tony Lowe

Empty Bottle Presents is pleased to announce a new, utterly unique live experience incorporating art, speakers, live music and left field dance partying.

EBP and AdHoc.fm join forces to present ‘Banter’ a series running the final Friday of every month from April through October at Public Works (1539 N Damen Ave). ‘Banter’ aims to explore the sonic contributions from fine people in and around the experimental electronic and acoustic scenes while providing a forum to discuss esoteric subjects and then dance all that knowledge out in a room full of pretty pictures.

Here is how this installment of our 3-tiered explosion of culture will break down.

8:00pm - Doors Open
8:30pm - Screening of 'ICON EYE'

'ICON EYE' is a feature film documenting the musicians Sun Araw and M. Geddes Gengras time spent living and recording with legendary dub reggae group, The Congos, for their album 'ICON GIVE THANK'. (Trailer)

Pitchfork also ran a brief commentary with the filmmakers on the documentary. Check it out here.

9:30pm - Q & A with director Tony Lowe
10:00pm - Live sets from
Johnny Young
Andy Ortmann
Sich Mang (Reader)

12:00am - DJ set from Ross Kelly

(FACT Mag)