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Artist Interview: A Conversation with David Byrne

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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This event is all ages. Space is limited. Seating for all Pop Con events including the Artist Interview is not guaranteed and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ticket includes access to all Pop Conference events as well as four days of complimentary admission to MoPOP galleries, breakfast, and opening reception.

Kick off Pop Conference 2017: Sign O’ the Times: Music and Politics with Artist Interview: A Conversation with David Byrne. This year’s conference theme is “Sign O’ the Times: Music and Politics” and Byrne will discuss his critically acclaimed musical Here Lies Love, which traces the non-violent restoration of democracy in the Philippines in 1986 and follows the meteoric rise and dramatic fall of the controversial First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos.

ABOUT DAVID BYRNE
David Byrne co-founded the band Talking Heads and created the record label Luaka Bop. Recent work includes: Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, a musical about the French warrior-saint that premiered at The Public Theater in March 2017; The Institute Presents: Neurosociety, an immersive production developed with working neuroscientists; Contemporary Color, an event and documentary film inspired by the phenomenon of color guard; Love This Giant, a studio album and worldwide tour with St. Vincent; How Music Works, a book about how music is shaped by various contexts. Recognition: An Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Grammy for his soundtrack for the 1987 film The Last Emperor, and three Drama Desk, five Lucille Lortel, an OBIE, an Outer Critics Circle, and two Theatre World Awards for Here Lies Love. He regularly writes about society, culture, and all the other things on his mind at his website www.davidbyrne.com.

DATE AND TIME:
April 20, 2017
4:00pm-5:00pm

VENUE:
Sky Church
MoPOP
325 5th Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109

TICKET INFO:
Included with Pop Conference registration.
Advance: $20 ($15 MoPOP members)
Day of: $25 ($20 MoPOP members)

Space is limited. Seating for all Pop Con events including the Artist Interview is not guaranteed and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ticket includes access to all Pop Conference events as well as four days of complimentary admission to MoPOP galleries, breakfast, and opening reception.

Venue

Museum of Pop Culture
325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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