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The Rural Alberta Advantage

Performing Arts

Photo: Joe Fuda

The Rural Alberta Advantage

Next@Wex

This popular series introduces young indie scene music innovators in our intimate black box venues and welcomes breakout bands to larger theaters.

Sun, Sep 27, 2009 8 PM

"This band could be huge."—Pitchfork

Catch one of the breakout bands from the last South by Southwest Festival—Canada's Rural Alberta Advantage featuring singer/songwriter Nils Edenloff. Their debut, Hometowns (recently widely released by Omaha's Saddle Creek label) has garnered raves from music fans and the media. "At their best, they sound like an indie-rock dream date between Neutral Milk Hotel and the Arcade Fire," says the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Video: In The Summertime

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.