Westchester County, NY (August 21, 2012) – On Friday, November 2, Westchester will take a trip down memory lane with its first annual Pop Goes the Culture variety show, for which it is now seeking sponsors. Presented by A-Sides with Jon Chattman, in association with The Digital Arts Experience, Pop Goes the Culture is an evening of “pop-stalgia” filled with meaningful performances and meaningless — but well-intentioned — awards. Held at the White Plains Performing Arts Center in White Plains, the event promises to be a wildly entertaining and unforgettable night of comedy, music, and more. Emceed by popular White Plains-based comedian Carlos A. Hernandez, Pop Goes the Culture recognizes the best and brightest in 80s and 90s pop culture history as it relates to Westchester. Wrestling legend Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka, whose autobiography Superfly will be published by Triumph this December and was co-written by Chattman, will receive the Lifetime Achievement of Pop Culture Award, while 80s Icon Slim Goodbody will be honored with the Body of Work Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees include TV icons The Magic Garden’s Paula and Carole, as well as ‘30 Rock’ actor Grizz Chapman. A fifth honoree will be announced at Comedy: Plains and Simple at White Plains Performing Arts Center on September 7. “Alec Baldwin always gets nominated for (and wins) Emmys. Meryl Streep can have her Oscars. How many Grammy’s does Adele have? Seriously, the same heavyweights are always honored. It’s time to celebrate beloved treasures that – for years- have gotten [...]
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iu2yqFLyG4&w=560&h=315] Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka is among the honorees at the first ever Westchester County Pop Goes the Culture Variety and Awards Show – Nov. 2, 2012 at the White Plains Performing Arts Center (wppac.com). Presented by A-Sides with Jon Chattman and the Digital Arts Experience (asidesmusic.com, thedae.com).