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ARSC New York Chapter
December 2009 Meeting

FEATURING LEAH BIEL, 
WHO WILL INTRODUCE HER DOCUMENTARY FILM 
“For the Record” 

As the daughter of Mike Biel, an extraordinarily enterprising “omnivore” 
collector and major ARSC presence, Leah has grown up with and developed an 
unusually keen appreciation of the collector’s personality and 
foibles. “For the Record” is a one-hour video documentary that examines the 
activity of record collecting from a positive view of 16 collectors, many 
of whom are ARSC members. Traveling from Toronto to Texas, from Connecticut 
to Kentucky, I visited most of the collectors in their home base where you 
will see them, their collections, and even some archival footage from ARSC 
conventions past. The video was done as my thesis for the Master of Fine 
Arts degree at Brooklyn College”. 

Introduced at last spring’s ARSC Conference in Washington, D.C.,  “For the 
Record” is both informative and richly entertaining.


Thursday, 12/17/09
at the CUNY Sonic Arts Center
West 140th Street & Convent Avenue, New York
or enter at 138th Street off Convent Avenue
Shepard Hall (the Gothic building) – Recital Hall  (Room 95, Basement level)

An elevator is located in the center of the building

DIRECTIONS

Subway: Take the 1 train to 137th Street City College and walk north to 
140th St. & Broadway, 
then go east to 140th St. & Convent Ave.
Take the A, B, C, or D trains to 145th St, go south on St. Nicholas to 
141st St, (one long block),
then west one block to Convent Ave. and south one more block to 140th & 
Convent Ave.
Bus: M3 goes on Convent Avenue with stops at 138 & 140 St.
M4 and M5 on Broadway
M 101,102,103 on Amsterdam Ave (one block West of Convent Ave.)

NY ARSC Meeting from 7PM to 9PM
~ doors (and refreshments) at 6:30 ~
voluntary contributions to help defray our expenses are welcome!
 
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SAVE THE DATES OF OUR REMAINING PROGRAMS THIS SEASON

1/21/10: 	Dan Langan will present “FINDING BROADWAY ON RECORDS ~ 
Actual and Virtual (1891 to 2009)”
Remaining programs (2/18/10, 3/18/10, 4/22/10, and 5/29/10) to be announced


The Sonic Arts Center at CCNY offers 4-year Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees 
in Music with a concentration in Music and Audio Technology.  Their program 
provides an in-depth curriculum emphasizing real-world skills with a 
project-based approach.  Students enjoy a well-rounded program, with 
emphasis on audio technology, music theory, orchestration, and history to 
help them compete in a field that today demands an ever-growing and highly 
diverse skill set.


All ARSC NY Chapter meetings are free and open to the public.
To join ARSC, visit http://www.arsc-audio.org