Intercultural Connections Series with Mick Moloney: If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews
Taking its title and inspiration from a 1912 song composed by William Jerome (real name: William Flannery) and Jean Schwartz, "If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" is an entertaining and insightful examination of cross-pollination in a bygone era of U.S. cultural history: when vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley flourished with the fertile contributions of Irish and Jewish songwriters, theatrical producers, and music publishers. The stories of former Broadway luminaries and a trove of archival film footage populate Dr. Moloney's richly illustrated talk about the nimble wit, socioeconomic observation, exuberant rhythms, melodic charm, and sentimental appeal that defined this under-appreciated chapter of our musical heritas
Venue: Irish Arts Center
553 W 51st St Map
Mah-Jongg Supervised Play at 92nd Street Y
Mon | 6:30 pm
Perfect for those who have taken our beginner Mah-Jongg class or are familiar with the basics and are now ready to sharpen their skills. Learn how to pick hands, gain confidence and play to win!...
Maximizing Performance in Cochlear Implant Recipients at CUNY Graduate Center
- Dec 09 Sun | 8:30 am - 1PM
Please join us for our 5th annual conference on CI programming issues and methods. This course will address topics related to routine and special programming issues and methods in pediatric and adult ...
Self-Portrait Book Party with Elisabeth Horan at Bowery Poetry Club
Mon | 6PM 7:30 PM
Please join us for an evening of self-reflection, poetry, and a lot of Frida Kahlo-ness, as Elisabeth Horan reads from her latest collection, Self-Portrait: a tribute to the life and art of Frida Kahl...