Newsbits: Secret Society / Paik / Cage / Stockhausen / Lansky / Charming Hostess

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A recent performance of Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society are reviewed here and here.

We’ve covered people using vegetables as musical instruments in the past. Here’s more.

Nam June Paik and John Cage are honored in South Korea.

Stockhausen’s Helicopter Quartet will be played as part of the 2012 London Olympics festival.

The University of Buffalo will host an electroacoustic concert on March 20.

Bridge Records is releasing new material from Paul Lanksy.

Charming Hostess and Gramophone & Dynamo will play Friday 16 March at the Red Poppy Art House, 2698 Folsom St., SF, CA, 8PM and their leader, Jewlia Eisenberg will team with Bavel/Ashkenaz (Yair Dalal and Frank London) on Sunday 25 March, at the Jewish Music Festival, Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., SF, CA, 4PM.

The collaboration between Krzysztof Penderecki and Jonny Greenwood is reviewed.