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David Byrne | Kirby Center | Sun, March 4th

  • The F.M. Kirby Center 71 Public Square Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18701 United States (map)

David Byrne of the Talking Heads performing

Sun 3.4.18 | Kirby Center

 David Byrne founder of the Talking Heads | March 4th | Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA

David Byrne founder of the Talking Heads | March 4th | Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Known as the force behind Talking Heads and later as creator of the highly-
regarded record-label Luaka Bop, David Byrne also works as a
photographer, film director, author, and solo artist; he has published and
exhibited visual art for more than a decade. Recent works include Joan of
Arc: Into the Fire, a theatrical exploration of the historical heroine which
premiered at The Public Theater in New York (2017); The Institute
Presents: NEUROSOCIETY, a series of interactive environments created
in conjunction with PACE Arts + Technology that question human
perception and bias (2016); Contemporary Color, an event inspired by the
American folk tradition of color guard and performed at Brooklyn’s Barclays
Center and Toronto’s Air Canada Centre (2015); Here Lies Love, a 22-song
theatrical production about the life of Imelda Marcos, authored in
collaboration with Fatboy Slim and premiered at The Public Theater in New
York (2013), then traveled to London’s National Theater for a sold-out run
(2014-2015), and was remounted at the Seattle Repertory Theater (2017);
Love This Giant, a studio album and worldwide tour created with St.
Vincent (2012); and How Music Works, a book about the history,
experience, and social aspects of music (2012).