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    Breakin’ Down the Beat: A Night of Spoken Word

    Friday, August 7, 9:00 p.m.*

    $12 General; $10 Members; $8 Full-Time Students

    Pay homage to the Beat Generation of the ’50s and ’60s with a new generation of poets—including Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Ise Lyfe—who are broadening the spectrum of spoken word.

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  • Gregg Allman and Eric Church

    Celebrating Gregg Allman: Storytelling and Special Performances, Featuring Eric Church

    Thursday, September 24, 8:00 p.m.

    $35 General; $30 Members

    In a special program presented by the Skirball Cultural Center and the GRAMMY Foundation®, GRAMMY® winner Gregg Allman, renowned founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, discusses the impact of legendary concert promoter Bill Graham on his career with GRAMMY-nominated country star Eric Church, who counts Allman among his biggest influences. Moderated by Scott Goldman, Vice President of the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares®, the evening concludes with live acoustic performances by both Allman and Church, which will be recorded as part of the GRAMMY Foundation Living Histories program. The Living Histories program preserves on visual media the life stories of key recording industry professionals and visionaries who helped create the history of recorded sound. To date, the Foundation has completed more than 200 interviews with artists, producers, executives, and technology pioneers.

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