A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910-1965

“A Fine Romance”  tells the story of Jewish artists who created songs of wit, sophistication and optimism through America’s ups and downs during the 20th century.

RELATED UPCOMING EVENTS:

Thursday March 8 @ 6:30 pm – (First floor exhibit space in the Henderson Library)
Opening Reception for traveling exhibit “A Fine Romance. Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910-1965” and Recital featuring Hillary Zeigler and Michael Braz. No charge and open to the public.

March 8 through April 20th – (First floor exhibit space in Henderson Library)
“A Fine Romance. Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910-1965”

March 8 through April 20th – (Second floor display cases in Henderson Library)
Sheet Music exhibit accompanying “A Fine Romance. Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910-1965”

Tuesday March 20, 2012 @ 7 pm (Nessmith-Lane room 1915)
Michael Lasser speaking on Jewish Songwriters & the Making of American Song.  No charge and open to the public.

Wednesday March 21, 2012 @ 7 pm (Nessmith-Lane room 1915)
Panel Discussion: Jewish Songwriters & the Evolution of American Musical Theater.
Panelists: Michael Braz, Adrian Gnam, Roger Miller

Friday April 13, 2012 @ 7:30 pm (Performing Arts Center)
Georgia Southern Symphony’s tribute performance including works by composers featured in the exhibit “A Fine Romance. Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910-1965”

A Fine Romance:  Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910-1965 was developed by Nextbook, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Jewish literature, culture, and ideas, and the American Library Association Public Programs Office.  The national tour of the exhibit has been made possible by grants from the Charles H. Revson Foundation, the Righteous Persons Foundation, the David Berg Foundation, and an anonymous donor, with additional support from Tablet Magazine:  A New Read on Jewish Life.

More information is available here.

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