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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

[Avant-Bard @ Bard: Performance by Psoy Korolenko]

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 ominin@bard.edu.

Location: Bard Hall, Bard College Campus