Frank Sinatra, second from right; his identically dressed double; and their entourage arriving in Miami Beach while filming “Lady in Cement” in 1968.
Credit Terry O'Neill/Getty Images
The centennial celebration for Frank Sinatra looks as if it will be quite the soiree.
Sinatra, a Hoboken, N.J., native who died in 1998, is being honored at the Hoboken Historical Museum with an exhibition called “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice and the Fans.” Visitors can attend a Sunday with Sinatra performance series on Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1 and Dec. 6, and the museum is also co-hosting a concert and birthday party on Dec. 12 at Stevens Institute of Technology, where Sinatra received an honorary doctorate 30 years ago. Also on Dec. 12, which would have been the singer’s 100th birthday, Sinatra’s son, Frank Jr., will perform a tribute concert at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The Fontainebleau Miami Beach will cap off its 100-day countdown to Sinatra’s birthday with a Dec. 12 concert. Starting Sept. 2, the Fontainebleau, where Sinatra filmed “A Hole in the Head,” “Tony Rome” and “Lady in Cement,” will toast the entertainer each night in the Bleau Bar, offer a two-night, Sinatra-themed package for $1,915, and display 35 Sinatra images taken by Terry O’Neill.
On Sept. 24 at the Sinatra restaurant at Wynn Las Vegas resort, the chef Theo Schoenegger will be joined by two of Sinatra’s granddaughters, A. J. Lambert and Amanda Erlinger, for a demonstration on how to prepare some of Sinatra’s favorite meals. Tickets are $85 per person.
Starting Sept. 10, a collection of Sinatra photos on loan from the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles will be at the Hoboken Public Library.Additionally, a photographic exhibition from the museum called “Sinatra 100” is being shown at the Museum of Monterey in California through Sept. 27.
Curated by the Grammy Museum, “Sinatra: An American Icon,” will be on display in Los Angeles from Oct. 21 through Grammy night on Feb. 15.
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