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Music of the Streets

  • Albany Twin Theatre 1115 Solano Avenue Albany, CA, 94706 United States (map)


Scraper Bikes Mobbin’ + Satan & Adam

From Oakland to Harlem, authentic music and transformation

7:30pm • Thursday, March 21 | Albany Twin Theatre   MAP  

$12 (included with Festival Pass)

Q&A with filmmakers follows - Trailer and ticket links here

Thanks to Save the Redwoods League for sponsoring this screening.

Scraper Bikes Mobbin’ • De’andre Forks (Music Video, 2:56)

The scraper bike program thrives on creativity and transforms neighborhoods. Babye Champ and the East Oakland Scraper Bike Team in a Scraper Bike anthem.

Satan & Adam • V. Scott Balcerek (Documentary, 80:00)

In 1986, harmonica player Adam Gussow asked one-man-band Sterling "Mr. Satan" Magee if they could jam together on the streets of Harlem, beginning an unforgettable collaboration dubbed Satan & Adam. Amidst NYC’s racial tension, this Jewish Ivy League graduate and black Mississippi bluesman made an unlikely pair. After a chance encounter with members of U2 and a celebrated debut record, they rose to international acclaim — and then Mr. Satan mysteriously disappeared. This film, an odyssey 23 years in the making, captures a miraculous journey of friendship, heartbreak, and the transformative power of music.

Trailer and ticket links here

Earlier Event: March 20
Our Beautiful Planet Home
Later Event: March 22
@theCenter: Noirs & Noir