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Art exhibits will rock Resorts

The Classic Rock Art Show, a longtime annual attraction at One Liberty Place, will be at Resorts Atlantic City over the July 4 weekend.

Art exhibits will rock Resorts

The Classic Rock Art Show, a longtime annual attraction at One Liberty Place, will be at Resorts Atlantic City over the July 4 weekend.

The free, traveling exhibition, features both photographs of classic-rock superstars and art work (photos, paintings) created by same. Among the artists represented will be The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Doors and Bruce Springsteen, On items on display will also be on sale.

The Classic Rock Art Show coincides with the Independence Day gig by arena-rock avatars Bad Company, and it will come on the heels of another rock 'n' roll art exhibit, the Boogie Nights Rock & Pop Art Gallery, which runs Saturdays from May 30 through June 27.

The Boogie Nights Gallery--named for Resorts' super-successful '70s-and-'80s-themed dance club--will showcase the work of veteran photographer Mark Weiss, who has worked with the likes of Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey and Gwen Stefani, as well as such classic-rock icons as Jerry Garcia, Peter Frampton and Ozzy Osbourne.

Like the Classic Rock Art Show, the Boogie Nights Gallery will be free to the public.

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