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The Music of Staten Island

December 17, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Island Sounds: A 500 Year Music Mash-Up, is an interactive multimedia exhibition, showcasing memorabilia, instruments, artifacts, photos, and videos from musicians who were born and/or raised in Staten Island.

Those recognized include 19th-century harpist Maud Morgan and famed tenor Enrico Caruso, and contemporary artists David Johansen (of the New York Dolls), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), and RZA (Wu-Tang Clan), all of whom have contributed never-before-seen items to the show. Folk singer Joan Baez, who was born in Staten Island, and country legend Roy Clark (a former resident), as well as local talent such as Ingrid Michaelson and the Richmond Country Orchestra, among many others, will also be featured.

Adults – $5
Students & Seniors – $4
Children 12 and under – Free

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December 17, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301 United States
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