Posted 07.25.17 Permalink to this storyRock, Baseball, Kaboom!: Disco Demolition Photography 1979 Exhibit and Talk
Sulzer Regional Library, Auditorium- 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago IL 60625Saturday, July 22, 2:00 p.m.Join us as Diane Alexander White talks through Skype with Detroit Tigers pitcher Milt Wilcox about documentary photos she shot at Disco Demolition on July 12, 1979. During the discussion, Miss Alex White of White Mystery Band will be spinning disco and rock music. On that fateful night radio DJ Steve Dahl invited fans to bring disco records to blow up between innings of a double header between the Detroit Tigers and the White Sox at Comiskey Park. Why did thousands of fans storm the field at Disco Demolition and create a riot that called in the police? What happened afterwards has become an iconic moment in music, baseball and Chicago history. Click Here to view the Facebook Invitation. See you there!
Diane’s Disco Demolition photos will be on view on both floors of the Sulzer Regional Library from July 1 – August 31, 2017. Free admission.
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Photos by Diane Alexander White.
Photographer Nicholas Lipton released his book and art show, “White Knuckle,” on Friday, June 2, 2017 in Chicago’s Fulton Market. Hundreds of attendees viewed photographic prints of striking imagery, ranging from muzzled guard dogs to daredevils precariously balancing on their motorcycles. White Mystery DJed vinyl and art lovers enjoyed complimentary Pabst Blue Ribbon. Thank you to all involved!
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Lagunitas lubricated the art opening of Nick Lipton’s “White Knuckle” photography exhibit and book release with complimentary beer Friday night in Fulton Market. Artists, creatives, friends, and family attended the gallery event with open eyes and open ears to experience edgy pictures plus tunes by lady DJ Miss Alex White of White Mystery. Thank you for your support, and Diane Alexander White for the photos!Posted 06.04.17 Permalink to this story
DISCO DEMOLITION PHOTOGRAPHY
On July 12, 1979, Chicago native Diane Alexander White photographed iconic images of the Disco Demolition at Comiskey Park. Armed with roll of film and her Kodak Retina Reflex IIIc, a little fixed-lens camera her dad bought at a pawnshop, she captured photographs that still excite music and baseball fans decades later.
Printed on metal for a special Soho House exhibition, the Disco Demolition collection is now available for sale. Each print is “ready-to-hang” with a floating wall mount and signed by photographer Diane Alexander White. Prices include free delivery in the Chicago-land area.
20×30-inches, “ready-to-hang” wall mount, signed by artist.
11×17-inches, “ready-to-hang” wall mount, signed by artist.
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On Friday the 13th, make sure you check out Mia D. Vine! She’s a local Chicago neo-burlesque dancer, and is very excited to be performing at The Abbey with White Mystery, Modern Vices, The Gold Web, and American Breakfast. She’s known around town as the Pink Barbie of Burlesque and we’re so glad to have her dance at the Vocalo Valentine Riot. Check out the event here!Posted 02.07.15 Permalink to this story
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