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Gallery Exhibitions

Gallery Exhibition: Asbury Park’s Springwood Avenue Harmony – Celebrating The West Side’s Unique Musical Legacy

February 1 – February 28
Pollak Gallery
Opening Reception: February 4, from 6-8 pm (includes a performance by the du-wop group the Tee-Tones)
Lecture: February 11 from 7-8:30 pm in Pollak Theatre by Charlie and Pam Horner
Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 7:00 pm and select weekends
 
Long before Asbury Park became known for rock music, the city’s African American community rocked on Springwood Avenue.  Between 1910 and 1970, the city’s West Side pioneered the sounds of jazz, gospel and rhythm & blues.  This exhibit explores, chronicles and highlights Asbury Park’s black music scene from Count Basie to Billy Brown, through an impressive collection of rare photos and memorabilia. Curated by Charlie & Pam Horner of Classic Urban Harmony LLC.

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Feb01, 2015

Feb28, 2015

9:00 AM

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