Kid Koala's Space Cadet Headphone Experience
We've teamed up with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival & the 918 Bathurst Centre to present Kid Koala's Space Cadet Headphone Experience! These shows are all ages friendly so bring out the whole family! It's more than just a concert, it's an interactive show and gallery with cookies! Read more about it below.
May 3 & 4, 2012 @ 918 Bathurst Centre
Doors @ 9:00pm. Show @ 9:30pm sharp!
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The tickets are general admission and all ages!
Advance tickets available for in-person cash-only purchase at Soundscapes, Rotate This, and The Beguiling or online at GalleryAC.com.
THE LIVE SHOW
Space Cadet is a unique immersive headphone concert experience. The audience sits in inflatable “space pods”, listening to the show through individual headphone systems as Kid Koala brings the Space Cadet score to life on a piano and several turntables. Part music, part storytelling, Kid Koala invites you into the world of the Space Cadet graphic novel in a show suitable for all ages.
Prior to the Space Cadet concert, come explore the Space Cadet Gallery. It’s fully equipped with Space Plant Sculpture installations, an interactive Music Spaceship Console, a Space Cadet Soundtrack Cassette Jukebox, and original etchboards from the Space Cadet book. You can even decorate your own Gingerbread Space Cookies. Gallery exhibit will take place in the venue prior to the concert.
THE BOOK and SOUNDTRACK
Space Cadet is a 132-page graphic novel drawn entirely on etchboards. It is accompanied by a "still picture score" of music composed and recorded by Kid Koala. This charming story of an
adventurous space cadet and her guardian robot touches on the relationship between technology and isolation, and celebrates the idea of connectivity through family and the cycles that build generations.
And here's a little bit about our co-presenters:
TCAF is The Toronto Comic Arts Festival. It is a week long celebration of comics and graphic novels and their creators, which culminates in a two-day exhibition and vendor fair featuring hundreds of comics
creators from around the world. Other Festival events include readings, interviews, panels, gallery shows, art installations, and much more. TCAF is held at Toronto Reference Library in Toronto, Canada. The 2012 festival exhibition runs the weekend of May 5th and 6th.
918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media & Education is an 8,000+ square foot, not-for-profit arts centre & special events venue located in Toronto’s vibrant Annex neighbourhood. The Centre
facilitates, presents and provides a nurturing space for projects, classes, workshops, exhibitions and performances that serve the artistic, creative, intellectual, professional and personal development of individuals and organizations in Toronto.