ביילע שעכטער־גאָטעסמאַן: אַ ווינקל גאַנצקייט
Coffee House and Book Party
for Bella Schaechter-Gottesman's newest book
A Solid Spot
with musical program by Janet Leuchter
DATE: Thursday, October 25th, 2012
TIME: 8 PM
LOCATION: Workmen's Circle, 247 West 37th Street, 5th Floor
MORE: admission $10, students free; kosher refreshments
Schaechter-Gottesman is one of New York's leading Yiddish poets and songwriters, whose compositions have been recorded by Theodore Bikel, Adrienne Cooper in the US, Theresa Tova in Canada, Lucette Van-Den Berg in Holland, Andrea Pancur in Germany, Baklava in Macedonia, among many others. In 2005 she received the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; the highest honor given by the US government to Folk Artists.
Event will feature readings of Yiddish poetry in original and in English translation, and a performance by singer and cantor Janet Leuchter of the songs of Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman.
The Coffee House series is sponsored in part by grants from the Atran Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of New York