National Yiddish Theater presents Coffee & Conversation with Mark Slobin: Tenement Songs
Sun, Nov 25, 2012 @ 12:30pm
Reservations (646) 312-5073 or PerformingArtsCenter@baruch.cuny.edu
Mark Slobin is an award-winning ethnomusicologist and the Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music at Wesleyan University. Slobin has written extensively on the subject of East European Jewish music and klezmer music. His book Tenement Songs: The Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants (University of Illinois Press) won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. Slobin will lead a talk about the musical world of immigrant Jews as a mode of expressing their self-identity.
UPCOMING COFFEE & CONVERSATION:
Sun, Dec 2, 2012 @ 12:30pm: Mark Russ Federman: Bagels and Luck
November 25, 2012
Baruch College: 25th St. (bet. 3rd and Lexington Aves.), NYC