DAILY MAGPIE – Jan. 30th – Apr. 19th – The Guggenheim

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The Guggenheim Museum presents The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia. Broken into 7 thematic wedges, the show compiles 100+ years and 100+ artists to express essentials of our trans-continental dialogue. Highlights include the temporary reinstallation of La Monte Young’s Dream House, live performances by Laurie Anderson and Meredith Monk, talks with Yoko Ono and Merce Cunningham, and the featured work of all the heavies:  John Cage, William Burroughs, Brion Gysin,  Allen Ginsberg, George Maciunas, and Adrian Piper. Wowowow. All Ages.

Date and Time: Jan. 30th – Apr. 19th, Saturday to Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Closed Thursday.
Venue: The Guggenheim Museum
Address: 1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street)
Directions: 4/5/6 to 86th St.
Price: Free/Donation on Fridays after 5:45, otherwise, Adults $18.00, students/seniors (65+) $15.00, members and children under 12 free. Admission includes audio guide tour.


For more info: www.guggenheim.org

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About Jay Babcock

I am the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was one of five Angelenos listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. Today, I live a peaceful life in Tucson, Arizona with Stephanie Smith. https://linktr.ee/jaywbabcock

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