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Posted on 4/10/2017

Santa Monica Public Library presents The Mark of Zorro with the Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble

Santa Monica, California – Santa Monica Public Library presents a screening of the 1920 silent classic, The Mark of Zorro, with a live musical score performed by the Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble, on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Main Library’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. 

The Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble returns to the Library for a new live performance-to-film production of the silent adventure romance, starring Douglas Fairbanks and Marguerite De La Motte. The Mark of Zorro (runtime: 75 min) is set in Spanish colonial California, circa 1820, and is filled with love, humor, and swashbuckling swordfights. The live score is performed by ensemble founder, composer, and producer Jack Curtis Dubowsky (conductor), Alicia Byer (clarinet), R. Scott Dibble (piano), Angelo Metz (guitars), Slam Nobles (percussion), Jeff Schwartz (double bass) and Charles Sharp (bass clarinet, flute, cornet, electronics). 

This program is free and open to all ages. Seating is limited and on a first arrival basis. The Santa Monica Public Library is wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, call Library Administration at (310) 458-8606 at least one week prior to event. The Main Library is directly served by Big Blue Bus lines 1, R10 and 18. The Expo Line and other bus routes stop nearby. Ride your bike. Bicycle parking racks are available at the library.