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Rachel Rosenthal is 83 and Ready to Party!

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Saturday night Track 16 Gallery in Santa Monica, where art meets punk rock, will be hosting a birthday party for artist, activist, teacher and official LA "Living Cultural Treasure", Rachel Rosenthal as she celebrates her 83rd year. Amy Knoles from the California E.A.R. Unit and Jean Paul Monsché of the Mad Alsacians will be performing live. Rosenthal will also be celebrating the release of her upcoming book The DbD Experience: Chance Knows What it’s Doing! and will announce her Company’s new performance troupe, TOHUBOHU! Extreme Theater Ensemble.

The event will feature 83 "portraits" of Rosenthal created using a variety of mediums by such renowned artists as Robert Rauschenberg, Mike Kelley and Ed Moses The works will be auctioned with proceeds benefitting "Rachel Rosenthal Company’s TOHUBOHU! Extreme Theatre Ensemble performances, student scholarships, and visiting artist stipends."