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Now this is the way to start a new year!

Thursday, January 6: 3:24 p.m.
Fats Domino with his 2010 American Music Masters Award.

My favorite Christmas present arrived by email: a photo of a smiling Antoine “Fats” Domino in his home in Louisiana, holding his 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame American Music Masters Award. Domino’s daughter sent it to us ...

Categories: Inductee, Event, Hall of Fame, American Music Masters, Education, Exclusive Interviews
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Video Treasures

Monday, January 10: 1:27 p.m.
Posted by Kathryn Metz

Working in the Education Department at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has its perks.  For example, I have access to some of the best experts in the field, whether they are academics, journalists or musicians themselves ...

Categories: Education
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An evening with 'Darkness on the Edge of Town' filmmaker Thom Zimny

Thursday, January 20: 5:51 p.m.
Lauren Onkey interviews Thom Zimny at the Rock Hall on Friday, January 14, 2011.

Last Friday we hosted a special screening of Darkness on the Edge of Town, a film by Emmy and Grammy-award winning filmmaker Thom Zimny. The Darkness on the Edge of Town film is part of Bruce Springsteen's remarkable new ...

Categories: Foster Theatre, Education
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Rock Hall kicks off Black History Month with Double Exposure: African-American Music on Film

Friday, February 11: 12:54 p.m.

As I was finalizing our films for this year’s Black History Month celebration, Double Exposure: African-American Music on Film, I got an email from Mick Csaky, the producer and director of a new film documentary about legendary gospel start ...

Categories: Education, Black History Month
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An afternoon with members of Jefferson Starship at the Rock Hall

Tuesday, June 7: 5:22 p.m.
Posted by Jason Hanley

Three members of Jefferson Starship appeared at the Rock Hall on Friday for an afternoon of performance and conversation, including Chris Smith, David Freiberg (who was also an original member of Quicksilver Messenger Service), and Hall of Fame Inductee Paul ...

Categories: Education
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Clarence, you are dearly missed

Monday, June 20: 7:45 a.m.
Posted by Jim Henke
Clarence Clemons with Bruce Springsteen.

The music world lost one of its finest artists over the weekend. Clarence “The Big Man” Clemons died on Saturday at a hospital in Palm Beach, Florida. His death was caused by complications from a stroke he had suffered on ...

Categories: Exhibit, Education
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Dreams Can Come True in Cleveland

Thursday, June 30: 11:50 a.m.
Posted by Bernie Howitt

Guest blog courtesy of 2011 Summer Teacher Institute participant Bernie Howitt of Australia.

Rock and roll has a proud and rich history which celebrates a major American cultural achievement. To the rest of the world, rock and roll was often ...

Categories: Education
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Her stories are legendary

Monday, July 4: 4:07 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke
Photograph courtesy of the Plain Dealer

Legendary Cleveland rock writer Jane Scott died early today. She was 92 years old. Jane worked at The Plain Dealer, Cleveland's daily newspaper, for 50 years. She started out as a society writer, but seeing the Beatles' first Cleveland ...

Categories: Education
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