Category Archives: Mayrent Institute

Cover of Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924
October 31st, 2018

Celebrate the release of the 2-CD set Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924. Saturday, November 17, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 7:00pm. Free and Open to the Public.

Book cover for Yiddish Empire: the Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, by Debra Caplan
October 23rd, 2018

Debra Caplan speaks about her book Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:30-7:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

Rudolf Pietsch, leader of Die Tanzgeiger
August 31st, 2018

Austrian ensemble Die Tanzgeiger performs Monday, September 24, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 5:00pm Reception (with food) 6:00pm Concert. Free and Open to the Public.

Label for Banner 78rpm side B-547 A, "Beit mich a bissele"
April 5th, 2018

Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture project to highlight selections from the Mayrent Collection of Yiddish Recordings

Cover of A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th Century, by Richard March
October 16th, 2017

Richard March speaks about his new book, A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th Century, Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:00-9:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

Molly Picon, wearing a fur and looking at the camera
April 8th, 2017

Free and Open to the Public! April 20-21, 2017. Featuring the Midwest premiere of the recently-restored film Molly Picon, The Celebrated Character Comedienne (1929)