Come hang out in the gallery and watch the iconic documentary “Stop Making Sense” featuring the band Talking Heads.
This event is a $5 suggested donation + we will also have our donation based bar open as well. We suggest you bring your own bean bag chairs, lounge chairs etc, if you’d like to get comfortable. Otherwise we expect you will probably be dancing!
Stop Making Sense is a 1984 concert film featuring a live performance by Talking Heads. Directed by Jonathan Demme, it was shot over the course of four nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December 1983, as the group was touring to promote their new album Speaking in Tongues.
The filming of Stop Making Sense spanned four live shows at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles. It pioneered the use of 24-track digital sound recording which resulted in a particularly clear soundtrack. Demme has stated that one night of shooting was dedicated almost entirely to wide shots from a distance, to minimize the intrusion of cameras on stage. Demme had considered additional shooting on a soundstage made to recreate the Pantages Theater, but the band declined to do this, as they thought the lack of audience response would have hindered the energy of their performance.