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Behind the Scenes of U2 3D

Thursday, December 3: 12 p.m.
photo caption: Jon and Peter Shapiro

 

This week, guest writer Jon Shapiro, Producer of the U2 3D movie (along with his brother, Peter Shapiro, John Modell and Director Catherine Owens) shares thoughts on the making of the groundbreaking movie, working with U2 and experiencing the movie ...

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New 3-D Theater Dedicated; U2 3D Now Showing at the Rock Hall

Wednesday, October 28: 4:12 p.m.
Posted by Greg Harris
The Rock Hall's new Foster Theater is now open!

On Monday night we dedicated the new state-of the art Foster Theater at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  It is one of the most technologically advanced theaters in the country and it was made possible by the generous ...

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Rock Hall Will Unveil New Foster Theater with U23D Film

Thursday, October 15: 4:22 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke
The first U2 shirt can be found in the Rock Hall's permanent U2 exhibit. Photo: Rock Hall/Design Pho

In about 10 days, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will unveil its new, state-of-the-art theater. The Foster Theater was made possible by a generous donation from Gregg and Madolyn Foster, and it features a fantastic 3-D ...

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Peter Hook kicks off his U.S. tour at the Rock Hall

Monday, December 6: 12 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Peter Hook performs at the Rock Hall's Legends Series event.

Bassist Peter Hook has been the pulse of two of rock’s most enigmatic groups: Joy Division and New Order. He discussed the history of both bands at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Tuesday evening, November ...

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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 ...

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Only Better

Friday, June 24: 3:10 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke

Last fall, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum began undertaking the first major re-design of its galleries since the Museum opened back in 1995. We’ve just finished the first phase of the project, and I have ...

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Knee-Deep in Funk with George Clinton

Monday, August 22: 1 p.m.
Posted by Howard Kramer
He's got the funk: George Clinton

On July 30, I hosted a Hall of Fame Series interview with George Clinton, founder and leading light behind Parliament and Funkadelic, who treated a sold-out audience in the Museum's Foster Theater to stories and insights he's gathered ...

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The Fabulous Girl Groups

Wednesday, October 12: 12:08 p.m.
The Ronettes

"The Fabulous Girl Groups" is the third installment in a special series that highlights the evolution of women in music by placing their accomplishments, inspirations and influence in the context of the eras that shaped their sounds and messages. "America ...

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