Sitting shoulder to shoulder with her 28-piece Magik*Magik Orchestra last month, composer, vocalist, and musician Minna Choi performed a set of 10 grandiose songs with indie-rock darlings the Dodos inside the expansive SFMOMA. The collaboration was part of the museum's members-only anniversary celebration, and Choi strained to hear herself over roaming crowds of revelers. While she enjoyed the experience, she viewed it as a precursor to the main event — the show her crew will perform with the Dodos at the Palace of Fine Arts during Noise Pop 2010. "I'm excited, because I think the Noise Pop audience will be a much more attentive... More >>>