Date: 02/09/2016

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Mid-Manhattan Library (455 5th Ave., Manhattan)

Price: $ in advance

With Stephen Petrus, an Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellow at the New-York Historical Society. This illustrated lecture explores New York's central role in fueling the nationwide craze for folk music in postwar America. It shows that the city’s artistic, political, and commercial assets helped to shape a breeding ground for the folk music revival, one of the great cultural phenomena of the twentieth century

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