Second Annual Les Paul Birthday Gala Coming to Mahwah
The township will celebrate what would have been the inventor's 98th birthday
The Gala will include live music with Bucky Pizzarelli, Lou Pallo, and the Les Paul Trio, a silent auction of Les Paul memorabilia, and a live auction of Les Paul guitars and other music memorabilia. Wine, hors d’oerves, light fare and birthday cake will be served, and a raffle drawing for two autographed guitars will be held.
On Tuesday, April 16, Charles Carreras and Jim Wysocki will give a Gallery Talk “The Genius of Les Paul” The gallery talk will take place in the upstairs gallery of the Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike. Admission is $10. Seating is limited, so reservations are suggested.
These events are part of Mahwah Museum’s exhibit “Les Paul in Mahwah: A Tribute” which will run until June 2013. The Museum is also running a new exhibit “Nike Base in Mahwah: Nuclear Warheads in Our Backyard,” about the Mahwah/Franklin Lakes Nike Missile Base. The Museum is open weekends and Wednesdays from 1-5 p.m.
The permanent exhibit “The Donald Cooper Railroad” is open on weekends from 1-5 p.m. Admission to the Museum is $5 for non-members, children and members free. For information on these and other events, visit www.mahwahmuseum.org or call 201-512-0099.
The above was submitted by the Mahwah Museum.