The Bob Marley interactive exhibition “One Love Experience” has been prolonged for a further 4 weeks in its present Los Angeles house on the Ovation Hollywood, its producers introduced as we speak (March 14). The exhibit, which opened Jan. 27, was initially slated to run till April 23, however now will shut after Might 21.
The “One Love Expertise” spans a number of rooms throughout some 15,000 sq. ft, and contains the complete Marley archive of previously-unseen pictures and memorabilia, and a 2,000-square foot One Love Forest, which is an immersive journey via Marley’s Jamaica, full with hashish backyard and “an enormous joint,” in keeping with a press launch. There’s additionally a Soul Shakedown studio with a silent disco for followers who need to seize a pair of headphones and avenue paintings from the likes of Mr. Brainwash, The Postman, Camoworks, Idiotbox and others, in addition to a piece commemorating the enduring legacy of Marley via his household’s works and charitable endeavors, amongst different parts.
The exhibit initially launched in London in February 2022, spending 10 weeks on the Saatchi Gallery within the metropolis, earlier than shifting to Toronto, the place it spent 16 weeks on the Lighthouse Immersive Artspace. The exhibit is produced by the Marley household and Terrapin Station Leisure, a division of Sony Music.
“Extending the exhibit in Los Angeles will give much more folks the chance to come back and really feel the optimistic vibrations,” exhibit producer Jonathan Shank of Terrapin Station Leisure stated in a press release to Billboard. “We’ve had so many individuals from all around the world and of all ages come via and we’re thrilled that it’s been so nicely obtained.”
Because the exhibit has gone on, further options have been added. On weekends, followers can reserve a tour from reggae historian and writer Roger Steffens, who guides attendees via the exhibit; in the meantime, for the extra 4 weeks that it’ll run, there are actually One Love DJ Nights every Friday night time, with units from Marley granddaughter Sachia Päyne and Afro Funke DJs Garth Trinidad, Jeremy Sole, Glenn Purple and Francesca Harding. And, in fact, there shall be a particular occasion on 4/20.
“After profitable runs in London and Toronto, we’re thrilled that L.A. is trying to be the largest metropolis but for the Bob Marley One Love Expertise,” Shank added. “The extension simply reveals how highly effective the Marley legacy continues to be and alongside all of the important reward and optimistic critiques the exhibit has obtained, it was a pure determination to maintain the doorways open at Ovation Hollywood.”