“Round Midnight” Screening and Book Signing

Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin TX

Oct 25
“Round Midnight” Screening and Book Signing

“Round Midnight” introduction and “Sophisticated Giant” signing

Maxine Gordon introduces the film “Round Midnight” (1986), starring her late husband, jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon, who received an Oscar nomination for his performance. Gordon plays Dale Turner, a tenor saxophone player who leaves the U.S. for Paris in the 1950s. Directed by Bertrand Tavernier (runtime: 131 min., Rated R). Maxine Gordon will sign copies of her book, “Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon.”

ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 512-471-8944

Email: hrctours@austin.utexas.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES *

  • Oct 25, 2018 at 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Harry Ransom Center

300 West 21st Street, Austin, TX 78712

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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