Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Guest Newsletter for Wednesday, April 17

Here is the Hawthorne Guest Messenger for Wednesday, April 17, 2013.

Hotel Notes:

SATURDAY | APRIL 27, 2013 | 10am – 2pm
Experience a museum in a whole new way with Slow Art Day at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM).  On Saturday, April 27, PEM joins more than 200 organizations worldwide in inviting visitors to take their time and take a closer look at art.  Championed by Michael Kimmelman, chief art critic at the New York Times, Slow Art Day is part of a grassroots movement that encourages people to take a break from their busy lives and delve deeply into select works of art, enhancing critical thinking through the act of careful looking.

EVENING PARTY at the PEM on Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 6:30pm - 9:30pm. PEM Members and Salem residents free with ID, nonmembers $10. Pay at the door.
Join artist Nick Cave for a festive evening featuring an authentic dance "invasion" of his otherworldly Soundsuits -- wearable fabric sculptures comprised of a colorful bricolage of materials including twigs, sisal, beads, sequins and feathers. Boston-based multimedia artist, musician and educator Joshua Pablo Rosenstock demonstrates his wearable electronic sound instrument.

This Day in History
On this day in 1964, the Ford Mustang, a two-seat, mid-engine sports car, is officially unveiled by Henry Ford II at the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Named for a World War II fighter plane, the Mustang was the first of a type of vehicle that came to be known as a “pony car.” Ford sold more than 400,000 Mustangs within its first year of production, far exceeding sales expectations.

I hope to see you here!


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