Screenings Coming to SF and Marin, and Flower Piano!
Hey there... so it's almost summer and that means it's piano time. Flower Piano IV (that's right, the fourth one) is coming to the SF Botanical Garden again with a... Read more
Twelve Pianos is Live On Amazon Prime!
It was with not a little pleasure that I can inform you that our film Twelve Pianos is now live on Amazon Prime! I feel like some stupid... Read more
Twelve Pianos : Screening at Flower Piano July 15!
Flower Piano opens in one week! One of the highlights of this year's many wonderful scheduled events is a screening of the film that sold out the Castro in April,... Read more
Twelve Pianos World Premiere!
Discount tickets have just been made available to Sunset Piano supporters for the world premiere screening this Wednesday evening of Twelve Pianos, the documentary about the Sunset Piano project. This... Read more
Twelve Pianos : World Premiere at the Castro Theatre : April 26 2017
Well, it happened. A world premiere, and at the best place in town. Twelve Pianos is the closing film on the final night of the Green Film Festival at the... Read more
Twelve Pianos : Most Gratifying
Twelve Pianos : We funded. Fully, and then some.
Thank you for supporting art, music, and the creation of the world in the image we want it to be, in... Read more
Twelve Pianos : The Deed is Done
Well, some news is better to wake up to than others. Last night our Kickstarter campaign to raise the finishing funds for Twelve Pianos MET ITS GOAL.You... Read more
Twelve Pianos, and Why We Create
I feel safe in assuming you may be as disappointed in recent political events as I am. There's a feeling of futility in the air this morning as... Read more
Twelve Pianos : Comin' 'round the bend!
Let me first say thank youto the many wonderful people receiving these transmissions who have already contributed so generously to this campaign. It's humbling. If I didn't think this... Read more
New Rewards, Pledge Trends, and Don't Worry, This Will All Be Over Soon!
"Oh, gawd, Dean, not again..."
I'm sorry. Really, I am. As I said at our screening Friday night, I would rather go downtown and have myself beat up than continue... Read more
We're Past the Halfway Mark, but with Just Days To Go!
Last night's screening of Twelve Pianos and Cuban dance party in SF was pretty amazing. Our Kickstarter to finish the film is heating up in its final days, and we've... Read more
What's the deal with Twelve Pianos?
.. In which we try to answer the $19,400 question, "Why does a film that's finished need more work?" We hope this little video will explain:
With a little less... Read more
Twelve Pianos : Screening and Cuban Band in SF, This Friday!
What's in store for your Friday night?
A rare screening of Twelve Pianos, followed by Francisco Rosales and Musica Cubana. Here's a tiny taste of their magic from this year's... Read more
Twelve Pianos wins "Project We Love" designation from Kickstarter!
Wednesday Update: Twelve Pianos was just selected by Kickstarter as a "Project We Love", and apparently this is only awarded to an extremely small percentage of Kickstarter projects! While this... Read more
Twelve Pianos; The Story, The People, The Trailer, The Website
We want to thank all of you who have stepped up and thrown down for our film so far. We have some new recruits and some past contributors, and we... Read more
Twelve Pianos : Underway!
The new drive to finish our film is going strong. Last night's screening of Twelve Pianos to a packed house at the Odd Fellows Hall in Half Moon Bay was... Read more
Twelve Pianos - the film : Our Kickstarter is LIVE !
Twelve Pianos : The Movie!
Back in the summer of 2013, you helped launch Sunset Piano and the documentary film about the project, Twelve Pianos. With your help, Mauro and... Read more
Twelve Pianos Screening : Last chance to respond!
As I head off to the Botanical Garden to uncover the pianos today for Flower Piano, I wanted to give you a last chance to respond to the invitation for... Read more
Sunset Piano, Opus 3, and other News
Hi, there, piano person!
Yes, it's been a while. But we know constant updates can get tiresome and we don't like to bug you. We've been working hard and we've... Read more
Final Sunset Piano Performance: The Choir
Hi, everyone. So we're on for a beautiful, rare Sunset Piano event this Sunday evening, Aug 25th: a 60 voice choir by the sea around a grand piano singing the... Read more
Twelve Pianos Trailer and Website, and More!
It is with not a little delight that we present to you: The new Twelve Pianos website, featuring the trailer for the film you are helping to create: www.twelvepianos.com
The... Read more
Thanks to everyone who came out for our grand finale / closing ceremonies last night. There was a lot of warmth and gratitude, and the musicianship, both expected and from... Read more
One More Time, cont...
Oops, forgot to mention, tonight's closing ceremonies begin at 7pm at Francis Beach.
One More Time...
Tonight we hope you'll join us at the original Sunset Piano location, Francis Beach, at the end of Kelly Ave. in Half Moon Bay, as the piano plays it's final... Read more
Sunset Piano, the Last Sunset
Sunday evening, Mauro will host the final Sunset Piano of the season at the original Francis Beach location, at the west end of Kelly Ave in Half Moon Bay.... Read more
Friday Night Piano
Last night was Beatnik Night.A piano, some great, great musicians, poets, an aerialist, an astounding dancer, and about 150 other Sunset Piano supporters in a beautiful little hollow in... Read more
Beatnik Night, Last Call: Important Information
So, this is your final notice for Beatnik Night in the cypress forest at Poplar Beach, don't say we didn't tell ya. Come at 7pm. House band (or forest band)... Read more
Benjamin Larsen Strong Gribble, Lara Downes, and Beatnik Night
Here's your update from Pianolandia:
The pianos are going away. As we imagined, certain government entities have taken exception with our outdoor placement of large musical instruments, and we are... Read more
Tuesday in Pianolandia
Benjamin Larsen Strong Gribbleis one of he folks who brought you the infamous piano on top of Bernal Hill at the beginning of the month. He is a super... Read more
Sunset Piano Sponsors!
We very much want to credit the businesses that have made a contribution to our project. If you have already made a pledge or planning to make one in the... Read more
Yesterday, Mauro and the crew installed the third piano in a jaw dropping location. Surrounded by water on three sides, a piano in this place is a powerful symbol of... Read more
Sunset Piano Update: Piano #2 is in position!
Hello, Sunset Piano supporters, and a big welcome to new members of our Secret Society!
The project is going super well, with 2 pianos already in place, being discovered by... Read more
Sunset Piano Opus Two is Alive!
We've been so distracted with getting the word out about our project that Mauro decided it was time to actually make something happen. And yesterday seemed like a perfect day... Read more