AMNH Presents: One Step Beyond
Where: American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
212-769-5100 Price: $26-$30
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Featuring DJ sets from Toro Y Moi, Nathaniel Jay (Love Notes from Brooklyn), and Working Women
Guests Party to the Sounds and Visuals of World-class Performers in the Rose Center for Earth and Space
The American Museum of Natural History kicks off One Step Beyond for its eleventh season featuring DJ sets from Toro Y Moi, Nathaniel Jay (Love Notes from Brooklyn), and Working Women. The event will take place in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe on Friday, January 26.
At this ongoing party series, guests can dance in the Museum’s Rose Center for Earth and Space to the sounds of the biggest names in techno, electronica, hip-hop, and indie rock. Guests can also enjoy the Hayden Big Bang Theater, located in the lower part of the Hayden Sphere, which features a dynamic multimedia presentation, narrated by acclaimed actor Liam Neeson, that takes visitors on a thrilling four-minute trip from Earth to the edge of the visible universe.
WHEN: Friday, January 26, 2018, 9 pm–1 am
WHO: Toro Y Moi (DJ set)Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, Chaz Bear (formerly Bundick) began his musical career playing in punk and indie rock bands in his early teenage years. He has been performing as Toro y Moi since 2001 and released his debut album, Causers of This, in early 2010. Since than he has released many more, including the most recent Boo Boo which was released in July 2017 by Carpark Records.
Nathaniel Jay (Love Notes from Brooklyn) Nathaniel Jay is the owner and operator of record label Love Notes from Brooklyn, which has launched the careers of upstarts like Tape Hiss, released music from legends like Casey Tucker, and also given us records from modern stars like Octo Octa. The music is best described as emotionally wrought, yet dance floor friendly, and, interestingly, each record has its own unique “love note,” authored by Jay himself. His love notes can also be found each month in the NYC dance music fanzine Love Injection. He’s been DJing since the late ’90s, collecting records for even longer than that, and his sets feature strictly vinyl culled from his impressive collection.
Working Women“Working Women is a project rooted in elaboration, uncertainty, and persistence. We believe that all who identify as women are working women. This music is for them.”
WHERE: American Museum of Natural History. Guests should enter through the Weston Pavilion entrance on Columbus Avenue at 79th Street.
ADMISSION: Admission to One Step Beyond is $26 in advance, $30 on the day of the show. Guests must be 21 or older and present valid ID. A beer and wine cash bar is available. Advance purchase is recommended. Tickets may be available at the door.
TICKETS: Tickets are available on the Museum’s website at amnh.org or by calling 212-769-5200, Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm.
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