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Academic conference and events to focus on Pink Floyd

Friday to Sunday, April 11-13, 2014, various times various locations

Princeton University will host "Pink Floyd: Sound, Sight and Structure," an academic conference celebrating the music, art and culture of Pink Floyd. The conference will feature lectures and discussions by scholars and artists from various disciplines and a keynote address by Pink Floyd producer/engineer James Guthrie — on Sunday, April 13, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. The conference is full, but there will be a wait line and organizers will release unclaimed tickets five minutes before the start of each of the three sessions. The Princeton Film Society will present a free screening of Pink Floyd's "The Wall," at 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, in Taplin Auditorium. From 3 p.m. -10:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, surround sound playbacks of Guthrie's 5.1 SACD mixes of Pink Floyd hits will take place in McAlpin Hall, Woolworth Center. This event is not ticketed; people may circulate as spaces become available.

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