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Low Key Arts presents the 8th annual Hot Water Hills Music & Arts Festival

Low Key Arts presents the 8th annual Hot Water Hills Music & Arts Festival, taking place Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6, 2018.

Headlining the festival Friday night are LARKIN POE (Nashville, TN), supported by J.D. WILKES (Nashville, TN, of Legendary Shack Shakers fame), BAS CLAS (Lafayette, LA rabble-rousers), BRIAN MARTIN (of local favorites Sad Daddy), and Fayetteville’s MODELING (formerly Move Orchestra).

Saturday features headliners BRONCHO (Tulsa, OK) a pair of international groups, including LOLA MARSH (Tel Aviv, Israel) and SEA MOYA (Germany, by way of Canada), and support from MILES FRANCISRAH HOWARDTHE VIOLET ULTRAS, and SPA CITY YOUNGBLOODS.

As always, Hot Water Hills takes place in downtown Hot Springs at Hill Wheatley Plaza (629 Central Ave.).

The event is family-friendly and all ages are welcome.

Hot Water Hills Music & Arts Festival 2018 features artists, vendors, craft demos and workshops, kids activities, food trucks, beer and wine sales, and a handful of “art cars” traveling to Arkansas just for the occasion.

Gates open at 4:00pm on Friday and 12:00 noon on Saturday.

Tickets are $15 per day. A specially-priced weekend pass will be available at the gate on Friday.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please see www.hotwaterhills.com

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Low Key Arts is pleased to announce Inception to Projection, 2018!

Inception to Projection is a 6-week intensive film class open to all ages. Every participant will write, direct and produce their own original 2-4 minute short and the final films will screen at a special event produced by Low Key Arts as well as at Arkansas Shorts in January 2019.

 

SCRIPT WRITING MASTER CLASS:
Taught by Samuel Brett Williams

DIRECTING & PRODUCING MASTER CLASS:
Taught by Jen Gerber

 

Screenwriting Lecture classes are spent learning the fundamentals of writing for the screen such as pitches, outlines, treatments, notecards, and then screenplay pages. Participants will prepare a short film script that they will then learn how to produce themselves.

 

Production Lecture classes are spent learning filmmaking fundamentals such as directing, producing, casting, cinematography and editing. Participants are expected to work on small crews for one another, giving each filmmaker an opportunity not only to write and direct their own film but also practice production roles such as cinematographer, producer, 1st assistant director, sound recorder or production designer.

 

By the end of the course, each participant will complete their own 2-4 minute short film.

 

Class Dates:
June 5th – July 7th

Classes meet:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Saturdays 11:00AM – 3:00PM

Production Dates: (Mandatory)
Saturday, June 30th 8:00AM – 7:00PM
Sunday, July 1st 8:00AM – 7:00PM

Editing Dates:
Thursday, July 5th 6:00PM – 10:00PM
Saturday, July 7th 10:00AM – 10:00PM

All classes will be held at ASMSA

The class cost is $300. All equipment and production support is included with the class. No prior experience required, but this class is designed to challenge filmmakers of all levels.

 

Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications are available for need-based scholarships.

To register, please go to:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc0fkeOWZRQ6OExd9lbRk83F0JIlE_DqbBh3hNQFqj_FJg6Xg/viewform

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Hot Springs Heads to Fayetteville!

On Friday February 2 be sure to check out (Low Key Art’s new executive director) Sonny Kay’s HEADSPACES art show at Stage Eighteen in Fayetteville. A ten year retrospective of Sonny’s surrealistic collage work, the exhibit features large-scale prints as well as a multitude of related artifacts like LP jackets, colored vinyl, and posters, and he’ll be signing copies of his recent HEADSPACES book as well. Hot Springs’ own ALL THE WAY KOREAN will also be on hand to provide breathtaking sonic accompaniment, joined by Fayetteville’s best-kept secret, WHOOPSI.

 

For more info check out https://www.facebook.com/events/182160802534607/

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New FOLK Cards for 2018

Low Key Arts’ new 2018 FOLK cards are in-house and eager for good homes. FOLK (Friends of Low Key) is our membership program, designed to reward Low Key Arts frequent-flyers with annual discounts, free admission to certain events, and VIP treatment at the Valley of the Vapors music festival. New this year is a physical membership card, easily hidden away in your wallet or purse, a simple flash of which will enable real magic to happen when entering one of our events! You can learn more and purchase a FOLK Card RIGHT HERE!