Unsilent Night 2014: Boombox Christmas Parade | Dolores Park
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Dolores Park | 19th Street and Dolores Street, San Francisco, CA
“Unsilent Night” is artist Phil Kline’s free outdoor participatory sound sculpture played through a roving swarm of hundreds of boomboxes carried through the Mission District creating a 44-minute ambient roving electronic Christmas carol of chimes and bells.
Hundreds of people bring their own boomboxes and drift peacefully through a cloud of sound which is different from every listener’s perspective in an outdoor ambient music piece that winds throughout the streets of the Mission District.
Curious? Think of it as a block-long stereo system and Christmas parade.
Please note, dates and times may change, especially if there’s rain. Check Unsilent Night website for last minute updates.
12th Annual Unsilent Night 2014
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | Meet at 7 pm; Parade start at 7:30 pm
Dolores Park, Corner of 18th and Dolores, SF
How to Participate in Unsilent Night
The event begins at the northeast corner of Dolores Park (near the tennis courts). Bring your own boombox, laptop or pod with speakers. There will be cassette tapes and CDs available for handout. We recommend that you arrive a few minutes early.
Download Unsilent Night: As the date gets closer, there will be MP3s you can download from the Unsilent Night website along with a mobile app or live streaming.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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