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The Dark Crystal & Sing: The Music of Sesame Street

Dark Crystal

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Museum of the Moving Image

36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street Queens
Astoria    + Google Map

Free with museum admission

At 12 pm, see a screening Jim henson’s beloved 1982 fanasty The Dark Crystal. A mix of puppetry, animatronics, modern special effects and more show a Gelfling embarking on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, to restore order to his world .

At 2 pm, a panel featuring composer Christopher Cerf, vocalist Ivy Austin, and vocal music director Paul Rudolph share favorite musical moments from “The Street” and discuss the process behind their creations with classic clips and live performance.

Before or after the screenings, visit Jim Henson’s World to see behind-the-scenes material from Sesamre Street and The Dark Crystal. film (plus find Star Wars memorabilia and play classic arcade games).

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