Thursday, July 17, 2008

A Night of Hip Hop Art, Music, and Film at the National Portrait Gallery

In conjunction with RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture, the National Portrait Gallery is throwing an evening celebration on July 24. The schedule:

Live Broadcast: EZ Street, WKYS-FM
2 p.m.–6 p.m. Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard

Hip Hop Happy Hour
5 p.m.–6:45 pm Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard

A wine and beer cash bar will be open from 5 to 6:45 p.m.

Face-to-Face Portrait Talk
6 p.m.–6:30 pm
Meet at F Street lobby

After the live broadcast, learn more about Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of Ice T in the exhibition with guest curator Jobyl A. Boone.

Reel Portraits
Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky) and New York Is Now
7 p.m.; doors open 6:30 p.m.
Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium

I love this show, so this definitely sounds like something to check out.

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