Posted in music on October 11, 2012

First Saturdays

Yoko Ono, who was recently busy celebrating John Lennon's birthday with Lady Gaga, is being honored in Brooklyn:

Multi-media Conceptual artist Yoko Ono will be honored at the tenth annual Women in the Arts luncheon on Thursday, November 15, 2012. Proceeds from the event will benefit the many educational and artistic programs offered by the Brooklyn Museum and its Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.

The program will begin at 11 a.m. with an introduction by Museum Director Arnold L. Lehman followed by a conversation between Ono and Catherine Morris, Curator of the Sackler Center. The program will conclude with the presentation of the 2012 Women in the Arts Award to Ono. A reception and luncheon in the Museum's Beaux-Arts Court will follow from noon to 2:30 p.m.

Based on availability, tickets for Women in the Arts 2012 are offered at $250, $500, and $1,000. Tables are available for purchase at the following levels: $2500 (Host), includes ten tickets for the program and preferred luncheon seating for ten guests; $5,000 (Patron), includes ten tickets, priority seating for the program, and prime luncheon seating for ten guests; $10,000 (Benefactor), includes 12 tickets, special reserved seating for the program, and VIP luncheon seating for 12 guests. To purchase tickets and for further information, contact Mira Abramsohn at mira.abramsohn@brooklynmuseum.org or (718) 501-6589.

In related news, the museum recently announced that "Our Target First Saturday Dance Party is on hiatus as we explore new and exciting ways to interact, including dynamic performances and participatory experiences. We appreciate everyone who has made this part of First Saturday such a success over the years and invite you to read more about these programming changes and discuss with us online." So, there still will be free Target First Saturdays, but due to "challenges with capacity crowds and traffic flow throughout the building". "the dance party on hiatus for the time being."

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Comments (11)

Some real 1% shit

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Posted by John Lennon | October 11, 2012 1:54 PM

oh no

Posted by Anonymous | October 11, 2012 1:58 PM

WHY YOU STICK YO FINGAH IN MY PIE?!?!?!?

Posted by Anonymous | October 11, 2012 2:00 PM

those dance parties were some of the most diverse nights ive ever been to. gays, straights, olds, youngs, homies, hasidic dudes...everyone having a good time.

Posted by Anonymous | October 11, 2012 2:41 PM

why do you think they stopped the dance parties?

too many homies

Posted by Anonymous | October 11, 2012 2:53 PM

^oh snap

Posted by Anonymous | October 11, 2012 5:08 PM

Yoko Ono > Beatles

Posted by Anonymous | October 11, 2012 5:59 PM

the universe > 5:59

Posted by Anonymous | October 11, 2012 6:29 PM

Honey Boo Boo > 5:59

Posted by Anonymous | October 11, 2012 6:29 PM

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