Portrait Gallery Presents Warren Perry and Robert Hilburn, Authors of ELVIS 1956 and JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE, 5/10
Come to the National Portrait Gallery tomorrow to meet the authors of Elvis 1956and Johnny Cash: The Life! Learn about two of the iconic musicians featured in the "American Cool" exhibition from their biographers.
Following each talk, the authors will sign copies of their book in the G Street lobby.
Wear all black, Johnny Cash-style, and receive 15% off your purchase in the museum shop!
Meet the Author: Warren Perry
Saturday, May 10, noon
National Portrait Gallery researcher E. Warren Perry discusses his co-authored book Elvis 1956, which the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame calls "the first and last unguarded look at Elvis."
Meet at the portrait of Elvis Presley in "American Cool" on the second floor.
Meet the Author: Robert Hilburn
Saturday, May 10, 2 p.m.
The chief music critic and pop music editor for the Los Angeles Times for more than three decades, Robert Hilburn discusses Johnny Cash: The Life, "a thorough and thoughtful portrait of the Man in Black, . . . [with] a deep appreciation of his artistry" (New York Times).
Meet at the portrait of Johnny Cash in "American Cool" on the second floor.