Celebrate the final Asia After Dark of 2010
Asian Pop Rock, and the start of Asian Art Revolution, a weekend of events that take a fresh look at Asian art, film, and music. WHAT: Embark on after-work adventures at the Freer and Sackler Galleries with Asia After Dark 2010. Mix, mingle, and sip specialty cocktails while checking out emerging musicians, dance performances, food from area restaurants, and Asian art and art activities. WHEN: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 6:00-10:30 PM WHERE: FREER GALLERY OF ART
Map and directions Closest Metro: Smithsonian - Blue/Orange Line TICKETS:$18 in advance $20 at the door. I suggest purchasing in advance
here! (Limited number available at the door; cash only). SCHEDULE: 6:00 PM: We will meet at the main entrance of the Freer Gallery, National Mall side. Look for the MEETUP SIGN. 6:15 PM: * Will-call tickets available 6:30 PM: * Doors open * Ticket sales begin (limited number; cash-only) 6:30-10:30 PM: * DJs Yellow Fever * Meet Zac and Senon of Dengue Fever * Artful Avatars activity * Pink Line Pop Rock Lounge * Talk on Fiona Tan: Rise and Fall by curator Carol Huh (7 pm, 8:30 pm) * Curbside Cupcakes (beginning at 8 pm on Independence Avenue) * Cash bar and food Suggested Attire: The brightest POP ROCK'IN colors you own—bright green, blue, purple, red, pink, yellow, and orange. ~ Cash (only) bar is available for wine, beer, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the evening. You must be at least 21 years old with a valid ID to attend this event. The revolution kicks off Thursday night at Asian Pop Rock, featuring Asian grooves by DJs Yellow Fever, along with a chance to meet special guests Zac Holtzman and Senon Williams from the Cambodian pop-rock band Dengue Fever. You'll also get to sneak a peek at the cutting-edge video and photography in Fiona Tan: Rise and Fall before its public opening. Exhibition curator Carol Huh will reveal how Tan's work explores memory and identity in a world increasingly shaped by global culture. Express your own identity through the Artful Avatars activity. Strike a pose in our retro photo booth, decorate the picture—or craft an original self-portrait—with art materials in our invention space, and display your final product in the Dark Room. Find the Pink Line Project cameraman to make your voice heard and face seen in a short video interview. Then, catch your on-screen performance projected in the Pink Line Pop Rock Lounge.