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Picture Perfect Now on Saturday: Theremins!

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We all know the sound. That crazy, trilled, electronic whistle that dips into a whoop. Or it starts in a trough and shoots up into the super stratosphere. It’s the sound of UFOs and mad science. It’s the sound of the theremin.  Thrill to its distinctive, extraterrestrial timbre in selections from “The Thing” (Dimitri Tiomkin), “Ed Wood” (Howard Shore), “Rocketship X-M” (Ferde Grofé), and “Spellbound” (Miklós Rózsa).  Make contact with the theremin – an instrument played without physical touch – this Saturday at 6 pm.