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Center Presents

Kid Koala's Vinyl Vaudeville

7:30PM Sunday, May 13, 2018 Strauss Square

2389 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201

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Now featuring TURNTABLES! DANCERS! GIANT SPIDERS! GIANT PENGUINS! BRASS PLAYING ANTS! DANCING LAPTOPS! SINGING ROBOTS! 9 FOOT OGRES! GIANT PAPER AIRPLANE FIGHTS! JOIN US as KID KOALA and an amazing team of DANCERS and PUPPETEERS throw the SILLIEST PARTY in the HISTORY OF SILLY PARTIES!

PUPPETS!

Be amazed by the brand new state-of-the-art robotic back up singer puppets!

DANCING GIRLS!

Be mesmerized by the sultry fan dances of kid koala’s dancing girls!

MUSIC!

Hear kid koala classics as well as new tracks from the 12 bit Blues being performed live by kid koala on 2 x SP1200s and 3 x turntables!

ROBOTS!

See the almost life size articulated Nufonia Must Fall and Space Cadet robots dance to the beat!

GIANT CARDBOARD TURNTABLE!

Watch the crew assemble a giant cardboard working gramophone on stage right before your very eyes!

PARLOR GAMES!

Win prizes by playing 12 bit blues bingo! And the funky roulette wheel of awesomeness in town for one night only! not to be missed!

Kid Koala is a world-renowned scratch DJ, music producer, composer, and award winning graphic novelist. He has released five solo albums, the most recent being ‘Music To Draw To: Satellite” featuring Icelandic singer Emilíana Torrini. He has also released two graphic novels: Nufonia Must Fall and Space Cadet. He has also been involved in collaborations such as Gorillaz, Deltron 3030, and The Slew.

Kid Koala has toured with the likes of Radiohead, the Beastie Boys, Arcade Fire, Money Mark, A Tribe Called Quest, Mike Patton, DJ Shadow, and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He has contributed to scores for the films Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Looper and The Great Gatsby and Baby Driver. He has composed music for The National Film Board of Canada, the Cartoon Network, Sesame Street, and Adult Swim.

Kid Koala’s unforgettable live shows range from silly touring turntable carnivals like Short Attention Span Theater (featuring turntable bingo) and Vinyl Vaudeville (including puppets and dancers) to quiet-time events like Music To Draw To, Space Cadet Headphone Experience, Satellite Turntable Orchestra, and Nufonia Must Fall, a live animated graphic novel created performed, filmed, projected, and scored in real time using 5 cameras, 20 sets, 47 puppets, a string quartet, and Kid Koala on piano, turntable and percussion.

He lives in Montreal with his wife and two daughters.

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