STG Presents
A Conversation with Art Garfunkel
and his new memoir WHAT IS IT ALL BUT LUMINOUS
A Conversation with Art Garfunkel
The Neptune Theatre
Monday
October 9, 2017
To Purchase By Phone:
1-800-745-3000
The Neptune Theatre

1303 Northeast 45th Street

Seattle, WA 98105-4502

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Monday
October 9, 2017
Doors at 6:30 pm
Event at 7:30 pm
To Purchase By Phone:
1-800-745-3000
Reserved Seating
All Ages / Bar with I.D.
$34.00*
(not including fees)

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STG Presents A Conversation with Art Garfunkel and his new memoir WHAT IS IT ALL BUT LUMINOUS at The Neptune Theatre on October 9, 2017.

*Ticket includes Entry + 1 Book, What is it all but luminous, notes from an underground man.

ART GARFUNKEL attended Columbia University, where he earned a master's degree in mathematics. He performed with Paul Simon as Simon & Garfunkel from 1963 to 1970. Garfunkel, with Paul Simon, has been the recipient of six Grammys, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 1990 was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Garfunkel lives in New York with his wife and two children. He continues to travel around the world giving concert performances, and since 1973 has produced twelve solo albums. From the golden-haired, curly-headed half of Simon & Garfunkel--a memoir (of sorts): artful, moving, lyrical; the making of a musician; the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life-long friendship and collaboration that became one of the most successful singing duos of their time. Art Garfunkel writes about his life before, during, and after Simon & Garfunkel...about their folk-rock music in the rolling age that embraced and was defined by their pathbreaking sound. He writes about growing up in the 1940s and '50s (son of a traveling salesman), a middle class Jewish boy, living in a red brick semi-attached house in Kew Gardens, Queens, a kid who was different--from the age of five feeling his vocal cords "vibrating with the love of sound"...meeting Paul Simon in school, the funny guy who made Art laugh; their going on to junior high school together, of being twelve at the birth of rock'n'roll, both of them "captured" by it; going to a recording studio in Manhattan to make a demo of their song, "Hey Schoolgirl" (for $7!) and the actual record (with Paul's father on bass) going to #40 on the national charts, selling 150,000 copies...He writes about their becoming Simon & Garfunkel, taking the world by storm, ruling the pop charts from the time he was sixteen, about not being a natural performer, but more a thinker...touring; sex-for-thrills on the road, reading or walking to calm down (walking across two continents--the USA and Europe). He writes of being an actor working with directors Nicolas Roeg (Bad Timing) and Mike Nichols ("the greatest of them all")...getting his masters in mathematics at Columbia; choosing music over a PhD; his slow unfolding split with Paul and it's aftermath; learning to perform on his own, giving a thousand concerts worldwide, his voice going south (a stiffening of one vocal cord) and working to get it back...about being a husband, a father and much more.

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