Apr

20 2017

to
Apr

21 2017

World Records 2017 (Mayrent Institute)

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

126 Memorial Library 728 State St.
Madison, WI 53706

Contact Scott Carter
info@mayrentinstitute.wisc.edu
http://mayrentinstitute.wisc.edu/events/world-records-2017/

The 2017 World Records symposium draws on WCFTR’s Vitaphone films archive to explore the portrayal of popular and folk musics during the 1920s and 1930s. Vitaphone Project director Ron Hutchinson serves as this year’s keynote speaker and on Friday night will introduce the Midwest premiere of the recently-restored Molly Picon, The Celebrated Character Comedienne (1929), along with live musical performances and shorts from the Vitaphone vaults.

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Co-sponsored by the Anonymous Fund, the Department of Communication Arts, the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures, the Mead Witter School of Music, Mills Music Library, and the University Lectures General Fund.

All events are free and open to the public.

Sponsor: Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture, Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research

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