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March 15, 1999 | MICHAEL NORMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In the fall of 1995, some of the biggest names in rock gathered in this working-class city to mark the grand opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on the shores of Lake Erie. Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry and other stars capped a weeklong celebration with a seven-hour concert in front of more than 80,000 people at the old Cleveland Municipal Stadium.
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March 15, 1999 | MICHAEL NORMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In the fall of 1995, some of the biggest names in rock gathered in this working-class city to mark the grand opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on the shores of Lake Erie. Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry and other stars capped a weeklong celebration with a seven-hour concert in front of more than 80,000 people at the old Cleveland Municipal Stadium.
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February 6, 1997 | CHUCK CRISAFULLI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jim Henke is on the hunt again. The chief curator of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland is busy putting the finishing touches on a major exhibit opening in May to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Summer of Love. As with all the museum's exhibits, it's Henke's responsibility to track down and secure the wide variety of artifacts and memorabilia that will bring a chapter of rock history back to life for museum-goers.
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February 6, 1997 | CHUCK CRISAFULLI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jim Henke is on the hunt again. The chief curator of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland is busy putting the finishing touches on a major exhibit opening in May to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Summer of Love. As with all the museum's exhibits, it's Henke's responsibility to track down and secure the wide variety of artifacts and memorabilia that will bring a chapter of rock history back to life for museum-goers.
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January 29, 2000
"VH1 Rock Collectors" comes to Buena Park on Sunday, so the cable channel is inviting rock fans to bring any records or memorabilia for authentication and appraisal. Howard Kramer, associate curator of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, will evaluate items along with vinyl memorabilia expert Jeff Gold and Sotheby's collectibles specialist Giles Moon. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sequoia Club, 7530 Orangethorpe Ave.
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July 1, 2006 | From the Associated Press
It's not often a rock star opens up his bedroom closet to the world. Tom Petty did and the results are on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, which is showcasing Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in an exhibit that opened Friday.
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November 12, 2002 | From Associated Press
Giant guitars designed by Yoko Ono, Keith Richards and Drew Carey took center stage at a charity auction at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Ten-foot-tall replicas of Fender Stratocasters had spent the summer on display throughout the city. The 90 guitars fetched about $800,000 Saturday night at an auction to benefit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the United Way and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, organizers said. Each bidder paid $75 or $150 to attend the catered gala at the rock hall.
TRAVEL
May 11, 1997
Two blasts from the drug-soaked past are playing in the Midwest. "I Want to Take You Higher: The Psychedelic Era 1965-'69," which opened this weekend at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, displays more than 500 objects from that colorful era, focusing on San Francisco and London. Among the items are rock star John Lennon's wildly painted Rolls Royce, Janis Joplin's psychedelic Porsche, Grateful Dead musical instruments and psychedelic posters. The exhibit ends Feb. 28, 1998.
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March 7, 2009 | Associated Press
Seeking something fresh and exciting to complement its upcoming induction ceremony, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has gotten its fondest wish: the cooperation of 1999 inductee Bruce Springsteen in launching a new exhibit solely dedicated to the Boss. The hall on Friday announced plans to open the exhibit "From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen" on April 1, three days before the hall holds its induction ceremonies in Cleveland. Featuring various memorabilia from Springsteen, the exhibit is expected to run through the spring of 2010.
BUSINESS
November 24, 1995 | Times Wire Services
It may be time to sell that Beatles record stashed away in the attic. The release of "Free as a Bird," the John Lennon song that "reunited" the group for its first recording in 25 years, has reignited Beatlemania on both sides of the Atlantic. So now may be the time to cash in Fab Four mementos for top dollar. "They're probably the most collectible" of rock 'n' roll bands, said Jim Henke, chief curator at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.
NEWS
September 9, 2004
Call it livestock meets Woodstock. When the Los Angeles County Fair opens Friday, music devotees will be able to get a heaping helping of pop history along with their deep-fried Oreos, mac-and-cheese on a stick and midway rides. The exhibition "The Beat Goes On: The History of Popular Music" is billed as the "largest collection of memorabilia, traveling exhibits and interactive musical experiences ever assembled in Southern California."
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