David Bowie Day

Consequence of Sound reports:

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has declared September 23rd as "David Bowie Day" to coincide with the upcoming arrival of the renowned David Bowie retrospective, David Bowie Is..., at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art.

In his proclamation, Emanuel describes Bowie as "an undisputed global icon boasting a catalogue of 26 critically acclaimed studio albums," whose "remarkable half-century career has bridged cultures and faiths while both transcending and fortifying the music, art, fashion & design, and theatrical canons." Read the full proclamation [above].

Get your tickets for "David Bowie Is" at the museum, HERE.