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MUSIC» Live: Surfer Blood/The Drums at Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL - Remember when Weezer used to put together records that you could sing along to and rock out to? That's what Surfer Blood's show was like!
The show, which will be running through January 29th, is "an all-original collection of works inspired by the music of Beastie Boys, with participating artists from all over the country, including Alex Pardee (SF), Axis (L.A.), Dave Flores (Santa Barbara), Jason D'Aquino (NY), Plush artist Jen Rarey (KC), Le Merde (Portland), Mark Brown (Idaho), Matt Dangler (NJ), Mear One (L.A.), Scott Schiedly (FL), Tristan Eaton (NY) and literally dozens more."
For a sample piece, the banner image above, a 28-inch square mixed media piece called "Beastie Posse In Effect" by renown street iconographer Shepard Fairey and based upon a 1985 photograph by Glenn E. Friedman. The piece has has sold for $3500. To view additional work from the exhibition, check this gallery.
The event's opening reception will be held from 7-10pm on January 8th, with a portion of the show's proceeds donated to Gramercy Housing Group, a Los Angeles-based organization providing stable home environments for at-risk young families. SEE ALSO: www.nineteeneightyeight.com
SEE ALSO: www.beastieboys.com
Eric J Herboth
Eric J. Herboth is the founder, publisher and Managing Editor of LAS magazine. He is a magazine editor, freelance writer, bike mechanic, commercial pilot, graphic designer, International Scout enthusiast and giver of the benefit of the doubt. He currently lives in rural central Germany with his two best friends, dog Awahni and cat Scout.
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