The world, and especially New York City, lost a pop culture icon with the passing ofDavid Bowie on Monday. As a tribute to a career thatwas rarely confined to music, the Paley Center for Media is bringing back itsDavid Bowie: Sound + Visionseries for three weekends, beginning this Saturday.
Originally screened in 2002, “David Bowie: Sound + Vision” features almost 10 hours of footage spanning almost four decades ofmusic videos,interviews andexperimental projects. Drawing on archives from around the world as well as Bowie’s personal collection, much of the series features rarely seen performances and evenouttakes.
On Saturdays (Jan. 16, 23, 30)the screenings will take place from 12: 15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. and focus on the period between 1964 and 1982, when Bowie introduced Ziggy Stardust , Bowie’s soul music period and his experiments in electronic music .
Sunday’s screenings (Jan. 17, 24, 31) will begin at 12: 15 p.m. and end at 4: 15 p.m., focusing on the period between 1983 and 2002 including Bowie’s MTV highlights, his brief stint as a member of the band Tin Machineand his innovative work from the ’90s.
The Paley Center is located at25 W. 52nd St. Admission to “David Bowie: Sound + Vision” is $10, orfree for members.