Buster Keaton
&
The Marx Brothers:
Celebrating Am
erican Laughter
 
 

The Annual Buster Keaton Celebration

September 25 - 26, 2015, in Iola, KS
Official Web Site

Film and enlightenment from the era of Buster Keaton and film comedy.


Last updated 6/29/2015


Special Guests for 2015
x
Charlene Fix
ONO
Rodney Sauer
Rob Arkus
Andy Marx

Grandson of Groucho Marx,
Grandson of legendary       songwriter Gus Kahn
Charlene Fix

Award winning poet,
Author of
Harpo as Trickster
Ono Hiroyuki

World-reknown Chaplin Scholar
Rodney Sauer

Founder and director of the
Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
Rob Arkus

Film historian and archivist.
He comes up with some of the rarest and most obscure film material


Click here for
2015 Program



Facebook Logo has
Check us out on Facebook


Film comedian and director Buster Keaton was born in Piqua (Pick-way), Kansas, in 1895 while his parents were performing in a traveling medicine show. Each year Iola, KS, -- seven miles east of Piqua --, hosts a celebration in Keaton's honor.


All activities are held at the  Thomas H. Bowlus Fine Arts Center in Iola, Kansas.





Funding provided by
The Clopton Family Trust
  
The Sleeper Family Trust
 
The Kansas Humanities Council

KHC
                  logo
Iola Convention and Tourism Committee
and with help from 
private donations



Link to Carol Yoho's Keaton WebSite
(A great site--Includes Accomodations Information and Photos from the Past Celebrations)

All activities are held at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center in Iola, Kansas.

There are no fees. Donations are always welcome.



[Keith Goering] (goeringk@cox.net)


++++--------