Yehuda Amichai: A Celebration Of Poetry

May
21
Sun, 21 May 2017 // 03:30 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

Join us for a celebration of the life and work of Yehuda Amichai, one of the first to write in colloquial Hebrew, and considered by many, both in Israel and internationally, as Israel's greatest modern poet.

Poets who will join us in honoring Amichai: Bob Holman Stanley Moss Robert Pinsky Philip Schultz Leon Wieseltier

We are delighted to have Emanuella Amichai - a theater director and choreographer - and David Amichai - from the Jerusalem’s Museum On The Seam – joining us in offering tribute to their father

The event will include: Musical selections commissioned for this occasion accompanying Amichai’s poetry A selection of archival footage

The evening will premiere original compositions by Yotam Ben Or and Tali Rubinstein, commissioned especially for the event.

Tali Rubinstein on Vocals and Recorder Yotam Ben Or on Vocals, Harmonica, and Piano Shachar Elnatan on Guitar

$10 online/$15 at the door Tickets Available At: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2934272