Russian/Eurasian Studies Program, Jewish Studies Program, Center for Civic Engagement, and Russian Student Club & Office of Student Activities present
Avant-Bard @ Bard: Performance by Psoy Korolenko
Monday, November 18, 2013
New Multilingual Rock-Folk-Punk-Funk-Rap-Shmap-Style Cabaret
with Moscow's renowned poet, artist, singer-songwriter, Pavel Lion, a.k.a.Psoy Korolenko
(Performed in Ugglish, Rushin', Yiddiotish, Fringe, and some Gibberish)
Psoy Korlenko is an internationally known Russian bard, singer-songwriter, scholar, journalist, essay-writer and musician, ex-artist in residence at Trinity College (Hartford, CT), University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), and Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA). On stage since 1997, Psoy created a unique multilingual cabaret, combining traditions of Russian and European folk song, Yiddish folk and theater song, with elements of rap and free style poetry. He has released a book of lyrics and essays and more than 10 CDs, some of them in collaboration with other artists. Experimenting with a wide variety of singing traditions, Psoy performs in about six or seven languages, most frequently in Russian, Yiddish, English and French.
For more information, call 845-758-7392, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Bard Hall, Bard College Campus
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