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Music that Defined the Civil Rights Movement

Friday, January 15: 7:17 p.m.
Posted by Jackie Chisholm
Jacklyn Chisholm, vice president of planning and institutional relations at the Rock Hall

As we approach another celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it caused me to stop for a moment and think about the music that helped to define the civil rights movement. There are two ...

Categories: Event
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Celebrating 75 Years of Elvis

Wednesday, January 6: 8:28 p.m.
Posted by Howard Kramer
Photo of Elvis’ Jukebox currently on display at the Rock Hall courtesy of the Rock Hall/Design Photo

We’re approaching another landmark rock and roll anniversary. This Friday marks the 75th anniversary of Elvis Presley's birth. It’s one of those moments that make you wonder what would have happened had he not died so young ...

Categories: Inductee, Exhibit
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Museum’s VP of Education Reveals Inductees Who Have NOT Recorded Holiday Music

Tuesday, December 22: 8:58 p.m.
Dr. Lauren Onkey, vice president of education and public programs, on stage during Rock and Roll Nig

As we were preparing last week’s special Rock and Roll Night School on rock and roll holiday records, I was amazed at how many Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees had recorded a holiday record. So, being the ...

Categories: Rock and Roll Night School, Event
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Rock Hall President Terry Stewart Shares His Favorite Rock and Roll Holiday Songs

Thursday, December 17: 12 p.m.
Posted by Terry Stewart
Terry Stewart shares some of his favorite holiday songs at Rock and Roll Night School on December 16

Man oh Man was last night’s holiday edition of Rock and Roll Night School fun! And we all learned so much about a very special niche of music. In fact, we are thinking about doing this again and maybe ...

Categories: Rock and Roll Night School, Event
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Remembering “Rock and Roll Reviver” Richard Nader

Thursday, December 10: 9:20 p.m.
Posted by Terry Stewart
Terry Stewart, president and CEO of the Rock Hall

As the world turns and we get further and further away from those early days of rock and roll…or the Big Bang Period as I often refer to it…it seems that we lose another pioneer almost daily.  This ...

Categories: Other
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Behind the Scenes of U2 3D

Thursday, December 3: 12 p.m.
photo caption: Jon and Peter Shapiro

 

This week, guest writer Jon Shapiro, Producer of the U2 3D movie (along with his brother, Peter Shapiro, John Modell and Director Catherine Owens) shares thoughts on the making of the groundbreaking movie, working with U2 and experiencing the movie ...

Categories: Foster Theatre
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Rock and Roll en français!

Tuesday, November 24: 12 p.m.
Posted by John Goehrke

Rock Hall’s Education Coordinator Beams to France Via Distance Learning

 


I've never been to France.  I’ve always wanted to visit (the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe – who wouldn’t?) Last Thursday I got my ...

Categories: Education
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A Look at the 14th Annual AMM Tribute Concert from the Rock Hall’s Vice President of Education

Thursday, November 19: 9:58 p.m.

The American Music Masters tribute to Janis Joplin, Kozmic Blues: The Life and Music of Janis Joplin, culminated Saturday night with a tribute concert at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theater. The concert ended with Bobby Wood’s terrific house band playing ...

Categories: American Music Masters, Event
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