An Evening with Mick Maloney - St. James and the Vaudeville Heyday
Join us on Friday, December 3rd, to hear Mick Moloney give a richly illustrated talk on "Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley: If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews". Dr. Moloney, a native of Limerick in Ireland, is a professional musician whose many prestigious awards include the National Heritage Award from the National Endowment of the Arts, the highest official honor a traditional artist can receive in the United States. He has recorded and produced over sixty albums of Irish traditional music and his latest two highly acclaimed CDs, McNally's Row of Flats and If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews, explore the songs of the nineteenth and early twentieth century popular stage in America. He holds a Ph.D. in Folklore from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently Global Distinguished Professor in the Music Department and Irish Studies Program at New York University. Don't miss this rare chance to hear Mick, an internationally renowned speaker, give an entertaining and informative talk right here in St. James.