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Friday, March 23 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
New York Rockers

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Jesse Jarnow, “From Gem Spa to the World: New York Rocker and
the Exploding City”

Lisa Jane Persky, “58th & 5th:  My Dream Date With The Ramones”

Keith Harris, “Did New York Kill Indie Rock?”

Moderator: Evie Nagy


Keith Harris

Keith Harris is a lawyer and rock critic whose criticism has appeared all over the place, including Rolling Stone, Spin, Slate, Salon, the Village Voice, the Chicago Reader, and City Pages. He lives and thrives in Minneapolis.   Abstract:"Did New York Kill Indie Rock?" Throughout... Read More →

Jesse Jarnow

In June 2012, Gotham will publish Jesse Jarnow's book, Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock. His work has appeared in the Village Voice, Rolling Stone, Paste, Relix (where he is a contributing editor) and elsewhere. He hosts the Frow Show on WFMU.   Abstract:"From... Read More →

Evie Nagy

Evie Nagy is the managing editor of RollingStone.com and co-hosts the weekly podcast Awesomed By Comics. She was previously an editor at Billboard and writes about music, culture, and comic books for a variety of publications. A former university administrator and speechwriter, she... Read More →

Lisa Jane Persky

Lisa Jane Persky is Editor-at-Large of the Los Angeles Review of Books. She was an early participant in the CBGB scene and a founding photographer/writer of the New York Rocker--the Blondie song “(I‘m Always Touched by Your) Presence, Dear” was written for her. Her journalism... Read More →

Friday March 23, 2012 2:15pm - 3:45pm EDT
NYU’s Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for University Life (KC) 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012