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A Night at the Improv: The High Zero Festival, Sept. 25 at the Theatre Project

October 1, 2010
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One of the reasons that the High Zero Festival of Experimental Improvised Music, now in its 12th year, is such a sturdy Baltimore institution is that it drops the most unpredictable music possible into a consistent but not confining structure that allows for growth and freedom, but is at the same time strangely comfortable...
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High Zero Is Announcing Its 2010 Lineup Via Twitter

June 16, 2010
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High Zero Is Announcing Its 2010 Lineup Via Twitter

Yup, High Zero, the continent’s finest four days of all-in improv and otherwise musical exploration, is announcing this year’s lineup piece-by-piece at its Twitter handle, @highzero. So far, the fest, which takes place Sept. 10-13, has announced Dan Deacon and Ayako Kataoka. Follow away. Image courtesy High Zero.
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Taster! Event Offers an Experimental Music Buffet (and Food, Too)

June 3, 2010
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Taster! Event Offers an Experimental Music Buffet (and Food, Too)

As organizer of the annual High Zero Festival and the experimental hive the Red Room, the High Zero Foundation (HZF) has been an integral part of the city’s arts community for more than a decade now, and a forerunner/sparkplug of Baltimore’s current arts explosion. But the HZ folks also understand that there are plenty...
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Saturday Night’s Alright For High Zero

September 21, 2009
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The High Zero Festival of Experimental Improvised Music is, perhaps more than other music festivals, best thought of as an exotic buffet. You might not enjoy the strange flavors it has to offer all the time but for one weekend every year you get to binge on a staggering variety of creative and unusual...
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Noise in Brief, August 28: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

September 4, 2009
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Noise in Brief, August 28: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

We think you”ll enjoy Lost Ghost Records’ No Rest Fest 2 at Floristree Aug. 30, featuring Dustin Wong, Prelay, Jenny Graf, Violet Hour, Smarts, Child Bride, Jared Paolini, Vows, Brendan Sullivan, Teenage Souls, and Ghosts to Falco. And Tropical Storm Danny should keep the Floristree sub-sauna. MC Greenspan’s got a new mixtape up for...
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High Zero Announces 2009 Details

July 23, 2009
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High Zero Announces 2009 Details

High Zero, the improvised music festival that makes for one of the finest gems in Baltimore’s cultural landscape, e-mail announced the details of its 11th edition last night. The festivities take place the weekend of Sept. 10-13, once again at the Theatre Project. Out of town performers include folks such as Andrea Neumann (“inner...
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High Zero Festival Will Again Melt Your Face

July 9, 2008
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High Zero Festival Will Again Melt Your Face

In the mail this morning was an exciting little teaser from Samuel Burt of the High Zero Foundation. In it were a few details of this year’s marathon of noise, improvisation, and other bits of uncategorizable, wonderful oddness. The fest, celebrating its 10th anniversary, runs Sept. 17-21, and, once again, the main attractions will...
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