One Step Beyond
Louie Vega and Duane Harriott
January 9, 2015
During this monthly party, enjoy drinks and dancing in the Museum’s Rose Center for Earth and Space. Guests can also take a walk up the Cosmic Pathway to the Hayden Big Bang Theater where acclaimed actor Liam Neeson narrates a dynamic flight through the virtual universe based on an accurate cosmic atlas.
Beer and wine will be served at a cash bar. Advance purchase of tickets is recommended to guarantee entry.
Louie Vega, headliner
Grammy winner Louie Vega was born in the Bronx, and started his career as a DJ at Studio 54, Devil’s Nest, Hearthrob, Roseland, and the Palladium. Soon Vega was producing his own remixes, which included Information Society’s “Running,” Noel’s “Silent Morning,” and Debbie Gibson’s “Only in my Dreams.” In 1991, Vega created the production team Masters at Work with Brooklyn-based DJ Kenny “Dope” Gonzalez, which produced the highly praised albums “Nuyorican Soul” and “Masters at Work—Our Time Is Coming.“ Masters at Work also remixed and produced for Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Madonna, Jamiroquai, Tito Puente, India, Janet Jackson, Tania Maria, George Benson, The Black Eyed Peas, Jocelyn Brown, Los Amigos Invisibles, Bebe Winans, and Earth, Wind & Fire.
Duane Harriott, opening DJ
Brooklyn based DJ/Producer Duane Harriot has been a part of the New York City music scene for over 18 years. Harriott is a founding resident DJ of the NYC NegroClash parties and is currently half of the acclaimed disco production team Devin Dare. Their productions have found a home in the crates of DJ’s all over the world, including Peanut Butter Wolf, Theo Parrish, Danny Krivit to Ricardo Vilalobos, Funkineven, and Stretch Armstrong. For four years and counting, he has also been hosting a radio show on the legendary freeform radio station WFMU every Wednesday.
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The ninth season of One Step Beyond concludes on Friday, June 10 with DJ sets by DâM-FunK, Waajeed, and Shawn Dub. One Step Beyond is the Museum's monthly dance night held in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life for the final event of the season.