An exhibit celebrating Whitney Houston will be on display at Los Angeles’ Grammy Museum starting with August 15.
The Whitney! exhibit will be on display two days before the superstar’s last movie, Sparkle, bows nationwide.
Whitney! Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Whitney Houston received full cooperation from the Houston family and will concentrate on the six-time Grammy winner’s life on and off stage.
An exhibit celebrating Whitney Houston will be on display at Los Angeles’ Grammy Museum starting with August 15
Whitney Houston died on February 11 in her Beverly Hilton Hotel room.
The Whitney! exhibit will include stage costumes worn by Houston, including the white, beaded gown she wore when awards the 1992 Grammy for album of the year; album and career scrapbooks from the early days of her career; concert posters and tour booklets, rare photographs of Whitney Houston, and her personal Bible.
There will also be interviews with a number of musicians and artists who worked with or were influenced by Whitney Houston.
Sparkle movie will premiere on August 17.
The Whitney! exhibit will be on display at the Grammy Museum until February 2013.
Los Angeles will be host to the Sparkle Singing Challenge, sponsored by Sony Pictures and Myspace, happening Saturday, July 14th, beginning at 12:00 p.m.
The Los Angeles winner will receive $500 in cash and a chance to compete for the national Grand Prize. The Grand Prize winner will win a trip to New York, an appearance on BET’s 106 & Park, a recording session with the Punch Monkeys producer & writing team, and a Myspace homepage feature!
The challenge is also taking place nationwide the same day in the following markets: New York, Atlanta, San Francisco, Charlotte, St. Louis, Cleveland, Detroit, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Miami, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, and Philadelphia.
Sparkle movie, starring Whitney Houston, opens August 17th in theaters everywhere
The St. Louis singing contest will take place at the NASCAR Speedpark
At St. Louis Mills Mall
To pre-register and reserve audition spots ahead of time, email [email protected]
St. Louis Prize: The winner will receive $500 in cash, a $25 BEBE gift card and a chance to compete for the Grand Prize.
Amateur singers between the ages of 13 and 40 will be asked to sing a 60 second a capella version of one of two songs: Celebrate, or Something He Can Feel. Clips from the songs, official rules, along with more information about the contest, can be found at www.myspace.com/sparkle.
In the LA Area: To pre-register and reserve audition spots ahead of time, email [email protected] or call (323) 330-8867.
Sparkle, starring Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick and CeeLo Green, opens August 17th in theaters everywhere.
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