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Saturday, March 24 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Imaginary Cities

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Jody Rosen, “‘Darktown Strutters’ Ball’: Shelton Brooks’ Chocolate City”

Greil Marcus, “‘Maybe Someday Your Name Will Be in Lights’: Robert Johnson Takes the City”

Ann Powers, “‘Free Your Head’: Psychedelic Rock’s Erotic Cities”

Rob Sheffield, “Gold Scenes Inside The Weirdmine: The Doors and LA”

Moderator: Eric Weisbard


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Greil Marcus

Greil Marcus is the author of, most recently, The Doors: A Lifetime of Listening to Five Mean Years and Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus: Writings 1968-2010. With Werner Sollors he is the editor of A New Literary History of America, published by Harvard in 2009.   Abstract:"'Maybe Someday... Read More →
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Ann Powers

Ann Powers is NPR Music's critic and correspondent. She writes for NPR's music news blog, The Record, and she can be heard on NPR's newsmagazines and music programs.One of the nation's most notable music critics, Powers has been writing for The Record, NPR's blog about finding... Read More →
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Jody Rosen

Jody Rosen is the music critic for Slate, the author of White Christmas: The Story of an American Song, and the compiler of Jewface, an anthology of early 20th century Jewish novelty recordings.   Abstract:"'Darktown Strutters' Ball': Shelton Brooks' Chocolate City" When the songwriter... Read More →
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Rob Sheffield

Rob Sheffield is a columnist for Rolling Stone magazine. He is the author of two books, Love Is A Mix Tape and Talking To Girls About Duran Duran.   Abstract:"Gold Scenes Inside The Weirdmine: The Doors and LA" The Doors are one of the most popular, famous, acclaimed, and lucrative... Read More →


Saturday March 24, 2012 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY

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