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Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

Betamax Video Club 8/29- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Details coming soon!

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 TBA 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011

https://www.facebook.com/events/2929056137382078 Betamax Video Club 7/25- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Alien from L.A. Rating: PG Genre: Fantasy Directed By: Albert Pyun Written By: Debra Ricci, Sandra Berg, Albert Pyun In Theaters: February 26, 1988 Runtime: 87 minutes Studio: The Cannon Group A valley girl's dull life takes a drastic turn after her explorer father locates the lost city of Atlantis.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Alien from L.A. (1988) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Jun27

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

Betamax Video Club 6/27- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Details coming soon!

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 TBA 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

The full show: https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4

Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/207075554272613

Music intermission: https://www.twitch.tv/velocity_128

Betamax Video Club 5/30- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128

Title: Starcrash Rating: PG Genre: SciFi Directed By: Lewis Coates Written By: Luigi Cozzi, Nat Wachsberger, R.A. Dillon In Theaters: December 21, 1978 Runtime: 92 minutes Studio: New World Pictures An outlaw smuggler and her alien companion are recruited by the Emperor of the Galaxy to protect Earth from the evil Count Zarth Arn.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Starcrash (1978) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 Gwendoline; BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 https://www.facebook.com/events/121533936593806 Betamax Video Club 3/28- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Piranha II: The Spawning Rating: R Genre: Horror Directed By: James Cameron Written By: Ovidio G. Assonitis, James Cameron, Charles H. Eglee In Theaters: November 5, 1982 Runtime: 95 minutes Studio: Brouwersgracht Investments, Chako Film Company When genetically modified flying piranhas are let loose at a Caribbean resort, a scuba instructor and her scientist boyfriend attempt to tackle the toothy terrors.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Piranha II (1981) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

The whole show: https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 Music intermission: https://www.twitch.tv/jlim_velocity_128 Event info: https://www.facebook.com/events/468969020947343 Betamax Video Club 2/28- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Joysticks Rating: R Genre: Comedy Directed By: Greydon Clark Written By: Al Gomez, Mickey Epps, Curtis Burch In Theaters: March 4, 1983 Runtime: 88 minutes Studio: Jensen Farley Pictures A successful businessman attempts to shut down a video arcade he believes is harmful to the mental health of children.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Joysticks (1983) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 Verotika (2019)

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4

Betamax Video Club 1/31- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: The Beast and the Magic Sword (aka La bestia y la espada mágica) Rating: R Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller Directed By: Paul Naschy Written By: Paul Naschy In Theaters: November 25, 1983 Runtime: 95 minutes Studio: Aconito Films In the 16th Century, the lycanthrope Waldemar Daninsky travels from his native Europe to Japan, seeking a way to cure himself of being a werewolf. Only a Japanese sorcerer named Kian and a magic silver sword can save him.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 The Beast and the Magic Sword 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 Drunken Wutang See Less

https://www.facebook.com/events/776263862975146

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4

Betamax Video Club 12/27- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Deadly Games: Dial Code Santa Claus (aka 3615 code Père Noël) Rating: R Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller Directed By: René Manzor Written By: René Manzor In Theaters: March 18, 1989 Runtime: 87 minutes Studio: L.M. Productions Thomas, a resourceful child, is left alone with his fragile grandfather on Christmas Eve. When a killer dressed as Santa Claus breaks into their home, Thomas does whatever it takes to defend his home and grandfather.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Deadly Games: Dial Code Santa Claus 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 https://www.facebook.com/events/194947288887586

Betamax Video Club 11/29- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Cyborg Rating: R Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama Directed By: Albert Pyun Written By: Albert Pyun and Daniel Hubbard-Smith In Theaters: April 7, 1989 Runtime: 82 minutes Studio: The Cannon Group In a future beset by chaos and violence, mercenary Gibson Rickenbacker is charged with a mission that could change everything: protecting beautiful cyborg Pearl Prophet. She holds the cure for a deadly disease that could destroy humanity, and must get it to scientists in Atlanta.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Cyborg 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club presents: Night of Terror

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 https://www.facebook.com/events/347151209667740

Betamax Video Club presents: Night of Terror 10/31- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128. Stock up on snacks, put on your comfortable pjs, and gather around the TV to join us for our first 12 hour Halloween horror movie marathon! Movies will be announced throughout the week!

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 3:00-4:30 pm April Fool's Day (1986) 4:40-6:10 pm Trick or Treat (1986) 6:15-6:45 pm Velocity128 (live performance) 6:50-8:20 pm Dead Alive aka Braindead (1992) 8:30-11:00 pm Prince of Darkness (1987) 11:10-11:40 pm Velocity128 (live performance) 11:45-1:15 am Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) 1:30-3:00 am The Burning (1981) See Less

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://www.facebook.com/events/243756583613691 Betamax Video Club TV 9/27- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Masters of the Universe Rating: PG (adult situations/language) Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy Directed By: Gary Goddard Written By: David Odell, Stephen Tolkin In Theaters: Aug 7, 1987 Runtime: 109 minutes Studio: Cannon Films Dolph Lundgren stars in this live-action film version of the popular television cartoon series (based on a collection of Mattel action figures). Lundgren is He-Man, a well-muscled super-hero, battling the evil Skeletor (Frank Langella) for control of the universe. He-Man is summoned to stop Skeletor's plans, but when the wily dwarf Gwildor utilizes his Cosmic Key, He-Man and Skeletor find themselves transported to California. There, a waitress named Julie (Courteney Cox) and her boyfriend become embroiled in the intergalactic battle.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Masters of the Universe 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://www.facebook.com/events/288876289070618 Betamax Video Club TV 8/30- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Rock & Rule Rating: PG (adult situations/language) Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Art House & International, Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Science Fiction & Fantasy Directed By: Clive A Smith Written By: Patrick Loubert, Peter Sauder, John Halfpenny In Theaters: June 1, 1983 Runtime: 77 minutes Studio: MGM/ UA Entertainment Company In this acclaimed, animated rock and roll feature, Angel, a member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary super rocker, obsessed with an evil experiment, Mok plans to use Angel's voice to summon a demon from another dimension. The rest of the band follows Mok to Nuke York in an attempt to rescue her and then the ultimate battle of good vs. evil begins.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Rock & Rule 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 Sorceress

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

For the movies and music, connect on Kast: https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 Music performance only at 8:30pm: https://www.twitch.tv/velocity_128 Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/3290902537654126/

Betamax Video Club 7/26- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128

Title: RAD Rating: PG Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama Directed By: Hal Needham Written By: Geoffrey Edwards, Sam Bernard In Theaters: March 21, 1986 Runtime: 94 minutes Studio: Tri-Star Pictures

A young BMX rider tries to enter a corrupt promoter's nationally televised cash-prize race called Helltrack.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128

Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim:

https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 RAD 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night - Computer Beach Party

Betamax Video Club *Online*

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://www.facebook.com/events/291643958632546/ etamax Video Club 6/28- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Gymkata Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence) Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama Directed By: Robert Clouse Written By: Charles Robert Carner In Theaters: May 3, 1985 Runtime: 90 minutes Studio: MGM/ UA Gymnastics champion Kurt Thomas stars as Jonathan Cabot, an American who travels to a remote land to enter a lethal competition that no outsider has won in more than 900 years.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Gymkata 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club *Online*

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

Betamax Video Club 5/31 - A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128

Title: The Barbarians Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, violence) Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy Directed By: Ruggero Deodato Written By: James R. Silke In Theaters: March 1, 1987 Runtime: 88 minutes Studio: Cannon Italia

Two twin barbarians seek revenge from the warlord who massacred their tribe and captured them when they were small children.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128

Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Blvksite Mixing and Mastering Clients and Friends on Twitch.tv/Blvcksite

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Blvcksite on Twitch, Online, Washington, DC

https://www.twitch.tv/blvcksite Starting at 8:15 PM tonight, Blvksite will be mixing and mastering one of my upcoming tracks on Twitch! 📺 After testing it out on club sound systems, I made a lot of tweaks and I’m looking forward to see what his ears can find! This track also features the voice of opera singer Frances Mitchem-Diago, mezzo-soprano, in the form of synthesizer chords, aka, the “Fransynth” 😉 🎹 🗣 🎤

Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

UPDATE: This event has been postponed due to the lockdown.

Betamax Video Club 3/29 - A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Music and videos start at 7pm and the film begins promptly at 8pm. Title: The Barbarians Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, violence) Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy Directed By: Ruggero Deodato Written By: James R. Silke In Theaters: March 1, 1987 Runtime: 88 minutes Studio: Cannon Italia

Two twin barbarians seek revenge from the warlord who massacred their tribe and captured them when they were small children.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128

Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Deep Tech DC - live hardware night

Zeba Bar, 3423 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20010

https://www.facebook.com/events/799363380572263/ Live synthwave performance with Velocity 128!

For the 54th edition of Deep Tech DC, we bring you an all live hardware and synth showcase featuring some of the best live electronic artists in the DMV.

Deep Tech 54 | Zeba Bar| 3/7/2020, 10 PM | No Cover w/ RSVP

Lineup:

Velocity 128 [Jade Anvil Collective] https://www.beatport.com/artist/velocity-128/746480

Ri Caragol / Steak & Eggs https://soundcloud.com/ri-caragol https://www.beatport.com/artist/ri-caragol/542609

Symmetrical [ Fractal Love] https://soundcloud.com/symmetrical1

Symphonic [ Fractal Love/ SubDistrick/ Front N Center] https://soundcloud.com/frontncenter

W&M Global Film Festival - reception DJ set w/ Tonal Theory

Williamsburg Community Building, 401 N. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA

https://wmglobalfilmfestival.com/receptions/ Music by Jonathan Lim '00 and TonalTheory (Marissa Benecke & Kyung Rae Kim '15)

THE RECEPTION

Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar as you mingle with festival guests and fellow film lovers. WHEN & WHERE

The reception will take place at 6:00 PM on Saturday night at the Williamsburg Community Building, a brief walk from both the Kimball Theatre and Tucker Theater screening venues.