A Celebration of Short Film

Wednesday, February 26: 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:   Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Foster Theater

TO RSVP:   This event is FREE with a reservation through the Rock Hall website at https://tickets.rockhall.com or at the Rock Hall Box Office.  Seating is limited.   


Sean Jones, Artistic Director of the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, will join in a conversation about rock and roll’s roots in jazz with the Rock Hall’s Vice President of Education and Public Programs Lauren Onkey, John Kisch, founder and director of the Separate Cinema Archive and organizer of the Jammin’, Jazzin’ and Jivin’ exhibit, and Mark Cantor, head archivist at Celluloid Improvisations. The evening will also feature screenings of several short films that are showcased in the exhibit, including Black and Tan (1929), Caldonia (1945) and more!

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This event is part of:

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will celebrate national Black History Month with a month-long series of programming, including a live interview with inductee George Clinton of Parliament-Funkadelic, film screenings, and a live concert featuring funk musician Sinkane.   

These programs are part of a series of events celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the return of the Induction Ceremony to Cleveland. Throughout 2015, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will host a number of events to engage music fans, thank the community of supporters and celebrate the spirit and passion of rock and roll.

The complete schedule of events is below

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