Wednesday (Jan. 20) is now officially David Bowie Day in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio has declared.
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Acting Commissioner Luis Castro of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment will present the proclamation at the sold-out final performance of the New York Theater Workshop production of Lazarus, which was conceived and co-created by Bowie.
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Bowie died on Jan. 10 following a private 18-month battle with cancer.
De Blasio tweeted Bowie’s “Space Oddity” lyrics “the stars look very different today” in response to the announcement.
I believe I speak for all of us when I say that “the stars look very different today” ? #DavidBowieDay https://t.co/w79QVMKCRc
— Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) January 20, 2016