Mosesian Center Hosting Rock & Roll Celebration with Art Show, Gala

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"Art & Soul," an exhibition at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, features art inspired by rock musicians. Some of the work include: "Lada Gaga" by Zaneta Antosik, "Richards" by Michael Wagner, and "Janet Jackson" by Alexandra Kittle.

Mosesian Center for the Arts

“Art & Soul,” an exhibition at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, features art inspired by rock musicians. Some of the work include: “Lada Gaga” by Zaneta Antosik, “Richards” by Michael Wagner, and “Janet Jackson” by Alexandra Kittle.

The Mosesian Center for the Arts will host Art & Soul, with a gala featuring an acclaimed Rock & Roll historian, a concert and a BBQ dinner to go along with an art exhibit featuring portraits of rock musicians.


On Thursday, April 12th, The Mosesian Center for the Arts will honor Peter Guralnick, Rock ‘n’ Roll historian extraordinaire and acclaimed author, known for his prize-winning two-volume biography of Elvis Presley, Last Train to Memphis and his most recent biography, Sam Phillips: The Man who invented Rock ’n’ Roll.

The evening’s Rock ‘n’ Roll celebration – Art & Soul, a fundraiser for the Mosesian Center for the Arts (MCA) kicks off with a Memphis-style BBQ dinner followed by a spirited conversation with Guralnick and storied writer, and editor Mark Feeney, followed by a Rock ‘n’ Soul Revue featuring Giant Kings with Special Guests Barrence Whitfield, Dennis Brennan, Andrea Gillis, and Jesse Dee!

Giant Kings are Chris Cote, Duke Levine, Kevin Barry, Marty Ballou, Andy Plaisted, Paul Ahstrand, and Mark Earley

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On view March 22 through May 18, 2018 during regular business hours and during evening and weekend theater events. Opening reception March 23, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (free and open to the public).

Coinciding with our Annual Mosesian Award Gala that will honor Rock ‘n Roll historian, acclaimed author and prolific storyteller Peter Guralnick, the Art & Soul exhibition features professional and emerging contemporary art, as well as fan art, that is inspired by, pays tribute to or otherwise celebrates musicians, bands and music culture. The exhibit includes visual art in all mediums – including a room dedicated to Elvis in honor of Peter’s “Last Train to Memphis” and “Careless Love” books – as well as handmade instruments. The opening reception will feature a DJ spinning hits from the musicians and bands that inspired artwork featured in the show, free munchies and a 21+ cash bar.

Exhibiting Artists Include:

Zaneta Antosik, Jean Aserkoff, Phil Beedham, Janet Reynolds Bemis, Cat Bennett, Cathleen Bradley, Adam Campbell, Kelly Davidson, Christina de Guzman Jones, Sara Dickman, David English, Demetri Espinosa, Tania Estevez, Anita Feld, Nancy Gallagher, Mary Galli, Jimi Giannatti, Woody Giessmann, Stephen Godlieb, Gail Hansen, Eve Hartman, Emily Holmes, Paul Howell, Grace Julian Murthy, Benjy Kantor, Molly Kantor, Deborah Kaup, Alexandra Kittle, Frank Koran, Paul Larson, James Macdonald, Johnny MacLeod, Diana Martocchia, Sarina Mitchel, Michelle Poirier, Preysups, Kelsey Quick, Dawn Scaltreto, Molly Scannell, Rebecca Skinner, Kimberly Thompson, William Turner, Michael Wagner, Meghan Walsh, Susu Wing, Harry Yu


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