MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SUNDAY, JANUARY 25TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Events (more headlines) 10-26-2012

TUFF AWARD WINNERS LAUNCH NEXT FILM WITH TORONTO SONGWRITER

Bookmark and Share
Email: meghan@meghanmorrison.com
Website: http://www.meghanmorrison.com
Music: http://soundcloud.com/meghanmorrison/the-weather-girl-meghan
As music media and conferences increasingly focus on collaboration of film, music and art, Meghan Morrison shines as a local example. The Toronto-based singer-songwriter will be performing her song "The Weather Girl", inspired by Tara Cooper's art installation series of the same name, as part of the film launch of "SUPERCELL: Weather Girl Goes Storm Chasing" that is being held at The Drake on November 13th at 7:30pm.

Haircut was the film that won Tara Cooper and Terry O'Neill the "Best Local Film" Award at this year's Toronto Urban Film Festival, the second win for this team in almost as many years, as well as the prize of a launch party (courtesy of The Drake Hotel) for their newest film "SUPERCELL: Weather Girl Goes Storm Chasing".

SUPERCELL takes a documentary style approach that builds off the ongoing multi-media "Weather Girl" series of art installations by Cooper that have been featured in numerous exhibitions across Toronto, including a 2010 Nuit Blanche placement at The Gladstone. It was there that Morrison was exposed to Cooper's work and felt compelled to write the song, which was released on her most recent album "[Lark] We Are All Born Naked" (2011).

Duly impressed, the film makers requested that she and her band perform as part of the film's launch party, which bridges Cooper's "Weather Girl" art with the science and experience of storm chasing. The catered event will also include a screening of the new film and a short lecture about storm chasing. Doors open at 7:30pm. Suggested donation of $5.

Morrison often draws inspiration for her music from other forms of art, citing Charles Dickens and Salvador Dali as major influences in her writing and compositional style. Lovingly quirky, this community building indie artist (born and raised on the Canadian East Coast) has been penning and performing in Toronto for 4 years, two and half of which have been spent developing her "Online Indie Jam" -an interactive grassroots web series that throws local songwriters together and encourages viewers at home to jam along and connect in real time with the featured guests.

"SUPERCELL: Weather Girl Goes Storm Chasing"
Film screening, music performance & short lecture
WHEN: November 13th at 7:30pm
WHERE: The Drake Hotel
1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
www.thedrakehotel.ca
(416) 531-5042
Price: Suggested donation of $5

Tara Cooper: www.taracooper.com

Meghan Morrison: www.meghanmorrison.com
Twitter: @MegsMorrison
"The Weather Girl" Song (YouTube): http://youtu.be/8ZYIuQa8NmQ
"The Weather Girl" Song (Soundcloud): http://soundcloud.com/meghanmorrison/the-weather-girl-meghan

# # #

If you'd like more information about this event, or to schedule an interview with the artists,
please email Meghan at meghan@meghanmorrison.com or Tara at taralcooper@hotmail.com

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

MarilynMusic Welcomes You To A Creative And Fruitful 2015

The Beijing Underground Showcase No1

"An Afternoon Of Artist Development" With Appearances And Panels With GRAMMY®-Winners Colbie Caillat And Toby Gad To Be Held In Anaheim

IQzic Music Discovery And Funding Platform Announces January 26th Launch

Cosmpolitan Country Artist, Rhea Francani, Releases Debut Single "Dizzy" To World Market January 20, 2015

Chinese Singer Ruhan Jia Heads To Paris To Introduce Her Album "Smile"

Hyphenics Presents Transmission In Shanghai, January 30 2015

Hip-Hop/Reggae Music Group BIMB Family Creates New Sub-Genre "Dub 2.0"



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Music Helps Propel The UK's Creative Industries To A Record-Breaking Performance
» Cakewalk Shakes Up The World Of Recording Software
» Placebo Partners With Kobalt Label Services In Groundbreaking New Digital Catalogue Deal
» Zaena Morisho Releases New Video Until The Sky Falls
» GIVE ME A BREAK Radio "NOW ONLINE WORLD WIDE" Our Guest Ed Beaver, His Life And Music.
» ASCAP Announces Elizabeth Matthews As New CEO
» Twitch Brings Music To Broadcasters
» NEW MUSIC SEMINAR ANNOUNCES NEW JUNE DATES FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE & FESTIVAL
» Punk Goes Science: The Academic Punk Bibliography
» ORIGINAL MEMBERS OF HEART ANNOUNCE NEW PROJECT


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Red Bull Music Academy Sessions Kicks Off China Tour
» Red Bull Music Academy Accepting Applications For Paris Academy
» Nasty 8-bit Zombie GUIGUISUISUI Begins 2015 Tour
» Hyphenics Presents Transmission At Shanghai's URVC
» Vintage King Launches "Make Your Mark" Video Series
» Music Therapy May Provide Hope To Alzheimer And Parkinson Sufferers
» Asia Society: Shanghai / New York: Future Histories
» Is Nashville's New "It" City Status Threatening Its Musical Roots?
» The Connect Sessions: An Extravaganza Presented By SPIN And Powered By Microsoft
» BMG Signs Worldwide Rights Management Deal With Chinese Music Company Giant Jump
» CMA Gives Snapshot Into Music Discovery Behavior
» How To Manage Your Talent: FIVE Realistic Tips For Success

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.