MUSICAL ARTISTS SHINE AT LEHMAN COLLEGE: CHARLES R. HALE’S "MUSICAL HISTORY of the LOWER EAST SIDE

This past Thursday, Lehman College: The City and Humanities Program and the CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies sponsored a performance of Charles R. Hale’s “Musical History of the Lower East Side,” celebrating the music of a neighborhood from which many of our nation’s ethnic groups can trace their origins.    In the 1840s, almost half of…

YIDDISH MUSIC ROCKS! JOIN NOAH HOFFELD AND BASYA SCHECHTER at LEHMAN COLLEGE and SEE WHAT WE MEAN

Yiddish music rocks!     Well, if you’d been at Rockwood Music Hall last year for Charles R. Hale’s “The Musical History of the Lower East Side,” you would have seen and heard Noah Hoffeld and Basya Schechter perform Shnirele Perele and you would agree: Yiddish music rocks. If you can get up to the Bronx…

ASHLEY BELL in CHARLES R. HALE'S "MUSICAL HISTORY of the LOWER EAST SIDE" at LEHMAN COLLEGE

Artists Without Walls’ member, soprano Ashley Bell, will be performing a number of Italian songs as part of Charles R. Hale’s “Musical History of the Lower East Side,” at Lehman College, Thursday, April 7, 12:30pm.   Many of our nation’s ethnic communities trace their roots to the Lower East Side, historically, a working class neighborhood, ethnically…