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Saturday, October 24th, 2015 @ 9PM in Brooklyn [silent film accompaniment]

What: THREE WORD BRAND 1921, 66 mins. Dir. Lambert Hillyer.
Where: The Chapel at Green-Wood (Brooklyn, NYC)
Admission: $60 for members of Green-Wood and BHS/$65 for non-members
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Saturday October 24th, 2015 by Makia Matsumura
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Canadian debut! :)

On June 8th, Silent Sundays at the Revue Cinema in Toronto invited me to play for Buster Keaton’s THE NAVIGATOR. It was my first time accompanying this film, and my very first time playing in Canada!! :) Continue reading »

Friday August 15th, 2014 by Makia Matsumura
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Sunday, June 8th, 2014 @ 4:15PM in Toronto [silent film accompaniment]

What: THE NAVIGATOR (1924, 59 mins.) Dir. Donald Crisp & Buster Keaton
Where: Revue Cinema (Toronto, Canada)
Admission: $11
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Sunday June 8th, 2014 by Makia Matsumura
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Sunday, October 6th, 2013 @ 1PM in Brooklyn [silent film accompaniment]

What: STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. 1928, 70 mins. Dir. Buster Keaton.
Where: Brooklyn Public Library – Dweck Center at Central Library
Admission: free
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Sunday October 6th, 2013 by Makia Matsumura
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Friday, October 4th, 2013 @ 6:30PM in Queens [silent film accompaniment]

What: SHERLOCK, JR. 1924, 44 mins. Dir. Buster Keaton.
Where: Museum of the Moving Image (Astoria, Queens)
Admission: $12
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Friday October 4th, 2013 by Makia Matsumura
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Buster Keaton Week

This week marks a personal milestone in my career as a silent film pianist. Until this week, I haven’t played for any of Buster Keaton films – but this week finally I will play for it, and not only one but two – SHERLOCK, JR. on October 4 and STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. on October 6. I am very excited about it – and the fact that October 4 is in fact Buster’s Birthday is really “the cherry on top of the cake”. :) Continue reading »

Tuesday October 1st, 2013 by Makia Matsumura
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