Who Shot Rock & Roll opening @ Brooklyn Museum, Blondie playing preview night, First Saturday still TBA
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 5th Floor
Members beginning at the Individual ($55) level are invited to an exclusive preview and peformance by Blondie to celebrate the opening of Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present. An exhibition viewing will take place from 1 to 5 p.m., followed by a reception from 6 to 10 p.m. The reception will feature a performance by Blondie in the Beaux-Arts Court and a book signing with guest curator Gail Buckland. In addition, photographer Josh Cheuse will be DJ for the evening. Cheuse, whose work appears in the exhibition, will mix a variety of rock classics and more contemporary sounds, letting Members dance all night long.
Members must present their invitation, which admits two, for admission. The Museum Shop will be open until 10 p.m., and the Museum Café will be open until 6 p.m. If you are not a Member and would like to attend this event, join now at the Individual level or above.
Who Shot Rock will be at the Brooklyn Museum from October 30, 2009-January 31, 2010. The free “First Saturday” event taking place at the museum on November 7th hasn’t been announced yet, but we know that Crystal Stilts, Grass Widow and The Beets are scheduled to play there that day.