Do it Again at Skidmore

This could be fun: there will be a screening of Do It Again, a documentary about an arts writer's attempt to get the Kinks back together, at Skidmore Thursday night. From the doc's blurb (link added):

It is a quest. Geoff Edgers, a newspaper reporter dreading the approach of his 40th birthday, decides to take a most improbable leap. He sets out to find the still-surviving members of the long dormant British rock band, the Kinks ("You Really Got Me," "Lola" and "Come Dancing"), to convince them to reunite. Never mind that he's an American with just one connection to Kinks leader Ray Davies and his younger brother Dave: Edgers grew up loving their music.
When his initial mission fails, Edgers turns the film into a meditation on the power of music and his own chance to testify on his love for the Kinks. He also meets with Kinks fans that include Sting, Zooey Deschanel, REM's Peter Buck, Paul Weller, Robyn Hitchcock and Clive Davis.

Edgers will be there that night for a talk with Skidmore professor -- and British rock expert -- Gordon Thompson.

It starts at 7 pm in the Zankel Music Center. It's free (but you do have to get tickets).

(Thanks, Robin)

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"Could be fun"?

I'd say it can't miss.

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