Monthly Archives for July 2012

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival Honors Alan’s Work

Date posted: July 29, 2012

Beginning at 2pm on July 29, 2012, Lincoln Center Out of Doors celebrated the music and culture of Ireland with “OURLAND: Celebrating Irish Culture in America! The Music, The Bards, The Magic.” This wonderful day of music concluded with a group of concerts, beginning at 6pm, entitled “A Parting Glass: Celebrating Alan Lomax’s Work / Preserving Ireland’s Musical Heritage.”

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John Szwed and Steve Zeitlin in Conversation at the Tenement Museum

Date posted: July 10, 2012

Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World with John Szwed in Conversation with Steve Zeitlin

City Lore’s Director Steve Zeitlin interviewed John Szwed about his new biography of Alan Lomax at the Tenement Museum on Tuesday, July 10th at 6:30pm. John Szwed’s book, Alan Lomax: the Man Who Recorded the World, leads us rethink Lomax’s sometimes controversial legacy. Includes clips of Lomax’s Land Where the Blues Began.

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