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$5 Payment insures your reservation. (see below) This is the the last week of the exhibit at the Museum; an up-beat, colorful and tantalizing retro expose into the Rock & Roll World of the 60's, 70's & 80's! I will provide a light lunch & mingle before hand, then we will enjoy the 2-hour docent led tour, concluding around 3pm. Coffee & remaining bites will be available in our private room for those who want to linger with the group. Or you can explore other exhibits in the Museum. The Museum only allows 20 guests per tour, so this will be a preciously small group! As the Museum's website explains: Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution is the first comprehensive retrospective about the life and career of renowned music industry impresario Bill Graham. Recognized as one of the most influential concert promoters in history, Graham launched the careers of countless rock & roll legends in the 1960s at his famed Fillmore Auditorium. He conceived rock & roll as a powerful force for supporting humanitarian causes and was instrumental in the production of milestone benefit concerts such as Live Aid (1985) and Human Rights Now! (1988). As a promoter and manager, he worked with iconic artists including the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Fleetwood Mac, the Who, Led Zeppelin, the Doors, and the Rolling Stones. Again, the Museum strictly limits this tour to 20 guests. Check out the web site: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org/explore-2/exhibits/billgrahamrockrollrevolution/ The Logistics: Our private room will be availabe at 12 NOON. Upon your arrival, pass thru security, check in at Admissions (they'll have the RSVP list for this MU) and get your free pass (I'm paying for your admission) and the simple directions to our meeting room on the 3rd floor. Since the Tour is a lengthy 2 hours long, I'm not planning any specific 'mingling' event other than the food & drinks; and I'll be the gracious host pretending I'm an extrovert and inclusively bonding our group together. [I put the start time as 12:30 as I don't want to usurp more of your Sunday afternoon than necessary, but again, our room will be available at 12pm if you have the extra time!] At the conclusion of the tour, our room with snacks will still be available for a bit longer for anyone desiring casual socializing; or you can tour the rest of the Museum or just head out and enjoy the remainder of your Sunday afternoon. Plenty of street parking, as well as the free lot surrounding the Museum. I am planning for each Attendee to receive a voucher to return to the Museum, with a friend, for 50% off the total price. PAYMENT: The $5 fee is a token fee I've implemented. Please understand it doesn't even come close to covering Admission/Food/etc I'm spending to enhance our experience. Using the MU $ collection service costs me almost $1 when I charge $5. Plus, it WILL NOT allow me to utilize a WAITLIST once the event is FULL, which it is now. So I'm going to experiment & see how an ALTERNATIVE PLAN B works. Once you make your reservation and receive a place and CONFIRMED RSVP, please contribute/donate $5 via Paypal or Venmo as noted below. If you RSVP & I don't have a payment within 3 days, I'll most gently & delicately & assuredly delete your RSVP. Patience, please, as this is all new to me. Venmo: stuart Lipman (svenmocAT2) or Paypal: [masked] (any problems, please let me know ASAP) Changes and updates and may occur and will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event, as well as my contact phone number the day before the event. RSVPs & WAITLIST will close Jan31.
RSVP's open one month prior to event. The Dali Museums describes the Provoca-Tour tour as follows: As the principal artist-follower of Freud, sexual fantasies are woven into the fabric of Dali’s art and life. Offering a radical departure from the Museum’s daily tours, this tour will explore the sensual dimensions of Dali’s world as reflected in the Museum’s collection. It will reveal the playful excess of Dali’s imagination with an eye on the exotic and erotic in Dali’s life and work. While I could easily amend and expound on that description, I will abstain and simply remind you that it's often a curious and confounding experience to try to make 'realistic' sense out of Dali's art. Our incredibly talented and entertaining docent, Arthur (the only Docent trained in this tour and who graciously agreed to come in special for our group on a weekend) will amaze and likely astound and tease us with the mariad 'conspicuously-obscured' sexual references almost 'littered' in some of Dali's works. These aren't just eccentricities or dubious interpretations... numerous paintings have genitalia and other scintillating sexual references blatantly portrayed, just not easily discernible. Arthur's expertise, sly-wit and ribald humor will reward all of us for this eclectic and most unusual educational experience! Come back with your friends and amaze them with tidbits and tawdry details, if you can remember any of them; we cover a lot of territory in 45 minutes! Logistics: The Dali limits these tours to 15 attendees. I am planning for the tour to start promptly at 1:30pm, and have posted an arrival time of 1:10 to get our group together and organized in preparation for a punctual start. Arthur has graciously agreed to show up on a weekend, and I don't want to delay his return home to enjoy his day off. Afterwards, our group will walk across the street to the Hangar Restaurant where I will host refreshments in our private room. We will mingle there till about 3:30. All attendees will be invited to submit their email address as we'll create our own closed circle bulletin board to continue the option of communications and camaraderie initiated from this intimate and erudite experience. Fees $5-10, to be determined as the snack menu is determined. Parking, admission and tour and refreshments will be included in this MeetUp fee. Additional details and slight changes to be posted here as the date approaches. RSVP availability will open one month prior to the event.