If you dig Sun Ra (who doesn’t?) we suggest you check out this event. Good way to kick off the weekend. Ambiance provided by Steinski. Link (via)

Earth to Sun Ra
FRIDAY, JULY 27 at 6:00 pm

Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street
Lower Level Gallery

An evening exploring the visionary genius of Sun Ra includes a reading of a new opera, Mr. Mystery: The Return of Sun Ra to Save Planet Earth!, with music by Fred Ho and libretto by Quincy Troupe. Additional performances by vocalist and sound artist Latasha N. Nevada Diggs; maverick coronetist and composer Taylor Ho Bynum; VJs Love Intelligence Group; and the infamous DJ Steinski.