Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution at New-York Historical Society

On February 14, 2020, the New-York Historical Society opened a brand new exhibit dedicated to the life and work of Bill Graham (1931-1991), a legendary music promoter who worked with some of the biggest names in music--including Jimi Hendrix, Santana, The Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead, and more. Through his concerts, festivals, and music venues … Continue reading Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution at New-York Historical Society

Researching David Bowie’s Death in Brixton, UK – January 2019

The main focus of my Masters research is dead celebrities and how fans react to their death and in memorializing them create and shape the narrative of that celebrity‚Äôs legacy. One of the main celebrities I focus on is David Bowie, and specifically how people interact with him through his hometown of Brixton, a neighborhood … Continue reading Researching David Bowie’s Death in Brixton, UK – January 2019

Remembering John Lennon at Strawberry Fields on December 8, 2018

The death of John Lennon, arguably the most famous Beatle, shocked the world in December 1980. Thirty-eight years later, on the anniversary of his tragic passing, fans of his still congregate in Central Park to remember the gift of music he gave to to the world. Certain figures, like Lennon, will always inspire people to … Continue reading Remembering John Lennon at Strawberry Fields on December 8, 2018