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Category: Mayrent Institute

  • Sound Salon: Alicia Svigals and Uli Geissendoerfer: Beregovski Suite

    Posted on Mar 21st

    Join composer/violinist Alicia Svigals and jazz pianist Uli Geissendoerfer for an evening of Ukrainian Jewish folk music with a contemporary spin, Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7pm, Morphy Hall, Mead Witter School of Music.

  • Sound Salon: Alpine Dreaming CD Release Party

    Posted on Oct 31st

    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.

  • Sound Salon: Yiddish Empire

    Posted on Oct 23rd

    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.

  • Die Tanzgeiger: Eat! Dance!

    Posted on Aug 31st

    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.

  • Mayrent Collection: A New Recording (Nearly) Every Day

    Posted on Apr 5th

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

  • Sound Salon: Richard March

    Posted on Oct 16th

    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.

  • 2017 World Records Symposium

    Posted on Apr 8th

    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)