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Rogovoy to Discuss Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Klezmer and More in Spring 2021

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – In spring 2021, Seth Rogovoy will deliver virtual talks, presentations, and classes and host and produce several online concert events on topics ranging from Bob Dylan to Leonard Cohen to klezmer and more. Seth’s virtual spring kicks off with his participation in BOB DYLAN: JEWISH PERSPECTIVES ON HIS REPERTOIRE: Themes of Prophecy…

Seth Rogovoy to Speak at Bob Dylan Symposium

(EUGENE, Ore.) – Seth Rogovoy will deliver a multimedia program for BOB DYLAN: JEWISH PERSPECTIVES ON HIS REPERTOIRE: Themes of Prophecy and Redemption, a virtual symposium bringing together a wide spectrum of Dylan scholars, academics, students, musicians and fans to discuss Bob Dylan’s repertoire through a Jewish lens, on Sunday, March 14, 2021, noon-8pm (Eastern…

Seth Rogovoy and Prof. Jeremy Yudkin to Explore ‘Kabbalah’ of Beatles and Bob Dylan

Rock historian Seth Rogovoy and Boston University music professor Jeremy Yudkin will talk about the Jewish affinities of Bob Dylan and the Beatles in upcoming virtual conversations for Toronto’s Virtual J.(TORONTO) – Rock historian Seth Rogovoy and Boston University music professor Jeremy Yudkin will join forces in February for two virtual, multimedia explorations of the…

Seth Rogovoy to Give Virtual Lectures on Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen

(EVANSTON, Ill.) – Author Seth Rogovoy will be presenting two virtual multimedia lectures on Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen on behalf of Beth Emet: The Free Synagogue, of Evanston, Ill., on Thursday, November 12, at 8pm Eastern Time (Dylan) and on Thursday, November 19, at 8pm Eastern Time (Cohen). Each talk will be followed a…

Frank London and Adeena Karasick Join Forces for ‘Salomé’

(NEW YORK, N.Y., October 14, 2020) – Years in the making, Salomé: Woman of Valor, a spoken-word-with- music collaboration between poet Adeena Karasick and composer/musical visionary Frank London, is now available in recorded form. Like Patti Smith before her, Karasick draws upon history, literature, religious iconography, and pop culture for her dense, heavily dusted sound…

‘New Realism’ Exhibit at Bernay Fine Art

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Works by six Berkshire artists are included in “The New Realism,” a new exhibition at Bernay Fine Art opening on Friday, October 9. The gallery’s new exhibition promotes contemporary artists working in the genre of realism. Featured artists include Stephanie Anderson, Warner Friedman, Jessica Hess, Phil Knoll, David Ricci, and David…

June Millington Brings Pioneering Women’s Rock to MASS MoCA

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – June Millington, cofounder of one of the first all-women rock bands and the “godmother” of “women’s music,” performs two back-to-back concerts in Courtyard D at MASS MoCA on Saturday, September 19, at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. June Millington made history in the 1960s as the cofounder and guitarist of Fanny, one of…

The Rogovoy Report Requires Reader Support

Dear Readers, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you once again for your loyalty and support. The Rogovoy Report e-newsletter and website has roots going back over 10 years as an adjunct to Berkshire Living magazine, and many of you have been subscribers since the beginning. There have been changes and updates to…

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Perform Benefit Concert at the Colonial

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell will perform a rare, intimate cabaret concert outside under a tent at the Colonial Theatre on Saturday, September 5 at 8pm. The concert is a benefit for Berkshire Theatre Group, with a portion of proceeds going to The Actors Fund and Black Theatre United. Dubbed “the last…