HISTORY OF MUSIC VIDEOS, PART ONE & FRIDAY NIGHT VIDEOS: SPECIAL EDITION
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Stephen Pitalo – VJ, music video historian & expert on THE GOLDEN AGE OF MUSIC VIDEO (1976-1993) — gives this talk chronicling the evolution of the music video form, from the early jazz films, movie musicals and early television performances, up through 70s experimentation and the 80s MTV heyday, concluding with the demise of hair metal & the rise of the Seattle sound in the early 90s. With information gathered from more than 100 interviews with music video directors and artists, Pitalo points out key events along the way, spotlighting that era called THE GOLDEN AGE OF MUSIC VIDEO, when pioneering and revolutionary filmmakers were creating the iconic music video images we still talk about today.
It’s MTV like you remember it – one great music video after another! VJ Stephen Pitalo curates a three-hour music video block from THE GOLDEN AGE OF MUSIC VIDEO (1976-1993), full of big hits and forgotten gems – from ABC to Zebra!