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RAMONES and the quest for Queens’ artistic respect

The Queens Museum is a site of pilgrimage for punk rock fans from all over the area thanks to its Ramones exhibit, which is open until July 31. 566 more words

Notes From A Polite New Yorker

Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk

The Ramones released their eponymous album on April 23, 1976, on Sire Records, and on July 4 of that same year played their first non-US show at the Roundhouse in London, igniting the Punk fuse under British bands such as the Damned and the Clash, some of whose members were in the crowd that night. 1,082 more words

Punk Archaeology

Queens Museum Pays Tribute to the Ramones

Text and photo by David Chiu

One of the most iconic albums by one of rock’s most iconic bands came out exactly 40 years ago: the self-titled debut by Queens’ own Ramones. 213 more words


On Books on Display: Queens Museum Edition

As a good library school graduate, I try to look for books everywhere I go: stores, other people’s homes, museums. Especially museums. There’s no better place for books to be available for browsing and display than at a museum. 345 more words


On the Queens Museum's Ramones Exhibition

I hated the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It was too cluttered. There were speakers everywhere blasting disjoint sounds that prohibited me from fully enjoying and engaging with whatever I was standing in front of at the time. 593 more words


Hey! Ho! Let's Go! Ramones at Queens Museum 4/17/2016

Hey! Ho! Let’s Go! Took the family to a show about the Ramones and the birth of punk from Forrest Hill, Queens. Hard to believe that by 2014, all four of the band’s original members—lead singer… 18 more words

The Fuzz War

Art Opportunity Alert: Snag A Studio In A Park For The Summer

Applications are open for the Queens Museum’s Studio in the Park program, a residency at Queens’ giant Flushing Meadows Corona Park. (You may know it as the one with the Unisphere.) 237 more words

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