A Paley Centennial Salute to Frank Sinatra on Television, NYC

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Affair: It Was a Very Good Life: A Paley Centennial Salute to Frank Sinatra on Television

When: Friday, July 24, 2015 @ 6:30PM

Hot Spot: The Paley Center for Media, NYC

Deets: The Paley Center for Media will host a Paley Centennial Salute to Frank Sinatra on television on Friday, July 24th at 6:30PM at the Paley Center for Media. As part of the worldwide celebration of the singer's 100th birthday and enduring legacy, the Paley Center for Media will explore how Ol'Blue Eyes creatively used television over five decades, intimately communicating the richness and depth of the great American songbook to an entire nation. Daughter Nancy Sinatra will discuss the important of her father's television career with an esteemed panel of artists, friends and experts, while opening up the family's archives to screen rare treasures that have not been seen in several decades.

Ahead of the event, on July 18 & 19, 25 & 26 at 1PM, The Paley Center for Media in New York will also host a special series of screenings, allowing fans to preview rare archives of the influential singer. Screenings will include episodes of the Frank Sinatra Show, the Dean Martin Show, Suzy Visits, the Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, and the unaired special, Sinatra Amidst the Pyramids. 

Funding for the event and screenings is provided by The Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.

Who You May Spot: Nancy Sinatra (daughter, Frank Sinatra), Twyla Tharp (choreographer and creator, Sinatra Suite), Gay Talese (author and writer of the influential Esquire profile, "Frank Sinatra has a Cold"), Max Weinberg (bandleader and drummer, Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band)

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets are available for purchase. To attend a private reception with the panel, join at the Patron level.

Watch this panel live stream at 6:50 pm ET/3:50 pm PT.

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