Thursday: Greil Marcus on “Music and the American Self”

San Francisco native Greil Marcus is one of rock music's most celebrated critics -- with works including Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music and In the Fascist Bathroom: Punk in Pop Music, 1977-1992 -- and an opportunity to see him speak is well worth seizing. Marcus will be at the Contemporary Jewish Museum on Thursday, May 14, at 7pm for a gallery talk about "Music and the American Self," discussing what "American music" is and the connection between American music and identity. Joining him in conversation will be Josh Kun, co-author of And You Shall Know [...]

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