Grammy Museum intro is set


The Grammy Museum will open its doors in Los Angeles in December with a weeklong celebration of the history of music.

The Recording Academy and AEG Live said Thursday that the party will kick off Dec. 3 with a VIP reception and will culminate with festivities recognizing the Grammy Awards' 50-year legacy. Other functions will include a gala fundraising concert the following night, educational tours and a special launch ceremony Dec. 6, when the museum officially opens to the public.

Also on Thursday, Robert Santelli was named executive director of the Grammy Museum. He most recently was vp of the Recording Academy's Pacific Northwest Chapter from 2001-06. (partialdiff)