Celebrity photographer Gene Spatz captured the glamour of fame during a time when paparazzi were still considered serious photojournalists, not the celeb-vultures they are today. And his work — which gave the public a peek into the lives of the actors, musicians, artists and other glitterati of the 1970s Disco era — is the basis for BLDG Gallery’s exhibition, Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold. Using Spatz’s photos as a starting point, BLDG invited 20 contemporary artists — including Andrei Cojocaru, Leslie David, and Fefe Talavera — to reinterpret screen-printed versions of Spatz’s iconic black-and-white images. Because the opening reception happens on New Year’s Eve, BLDG is also throwing a party with a DJ set by Joanie Loves Chachi, live music from Automagik, food and a champagne toast at midnight. Disco attire encouraged.