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Christopher Willits brings electro-acoustic sounds, a light show and a workshop to Artisphere Thursday.
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Christopher Willits brings electro-acoustic sounds, a light show and a workshop to Artisphere Thursday.

(Nov. 9) Al Gore was unavailable
The American Art Museum is celebrating American innovation through the end of the year. Tonight two of the Internet’s founding fathers drop by to help. Steve Crocker and Vinton Cerf discuss how the Internet has changed the way we communicate. 

(Nov. 9-23) Inter-Net art
For an artist’s perspective on the same subject there’s Inter-Net at Washington Project for the Arts in Northwest. Michelle Lisa Herman explores the Internet’s impact on our desire for connection with video, audio and sculpture.

(Nov. 10) Whiz kid Willits
Christopher Willits may not rely heavily on the Internet to make his electro-acoustic music, but technology plays a pretty prominent role in his creative process. The composer customized his own software to make music using looping guitar tracks and drum beats. He presents those sounds along with a light show he designed tomorrow night at Arlington’s Artisphere. If you show up early you can catch an electronic music-making workshop.

Music: “Do the Astral Plane” by Flying Lotus

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