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Boring Museum Exception



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    CHATSWORTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire view Butterflies by artist Manolo Valdes at Chatsworth House as part of the Sotheby's Beyond Limit's sculpture exhibition on September 9, 2010 in Chatsworth, England. World renowned artists such as Lynn Chadwick, Barry Flanagan, Marc Quinn, Damien Hurst and Richard Hudson are featuring in the monumental show in the grounds of stately Chatsworth House in the Peak District The 24 works will be on view to the public from 13 September to 31 October. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Duke of Devonshire;Duchess of Devonshire

    "Neo," it means New: Whoever said museums are boring certainly hadn’t heard of the Neo-Crocker 2010.  The Crocker Art Museum will be hosting the modern culture party focused on art and of course, neo-culture.  Joining the excitement will be: infamous DJs, the Sacramento Ballet, fire--yes, FIRE--artists, the Carpet Bag Brigade—look them up, tribal dancing, and gypsy jazz swing trio.  If none of those sparked your fancy, which we’re sure is close to impossible, then perhaps body art, free form fashion show and poetry performances might?  

    The deal: Celebrate the arrival of the New Crocker on October 16th from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.  If you purchase tickets in advance, you’ll pay $75, but before you panic, we can assure you that you'll get far more bang for your buck.  More than 1,300 people are expected to show up and we think you should be one of them.  Check into the Citizen Hotel downtown and get a discounted rate just for being a Neo Crocker attendee.  (Limited availability, so don’t miss out).


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