Bob Dylan and the Band: What Kind of Love is This? celebrates of one of rock and roll’s most powerful and bewitching collaborations. The event includes a gallery exhibition, symposium, and all-star concert.
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Schedule of Events:
Gallery Exhibit Opening Night
Bob Dylan and The Band, Woodstock to California 1973-1975
Friday, December 3, 7-10pm
The 14th Street Y will hosts a reception featuring photos by William G. Scheele, Equipment/Stage Manager for The Band and Bob Dylan from 1969 to 1976. The photographs were taken from Mr. Scheele's unique place on stage alongside the musicians.
Prints of photographs will be available for sale. Meet the photographer, and enjoy light refreshments. The exhibition will remain on display at the LABA Gallery at the 14th Street Y until January 29, 2011
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Sunday, December 5, 12-6:30pm
Enter a one-of-a-kind exploration of Bob Dylan and the Band's work, featuring scholars, critics, writers, and artists including:
Greil Marcus: Author of the definitive book on Bob Dylan and The Band, Invisible Republic: Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes.
Christopher Ricks: Renowned critic and scholar of English literature and poetry, and author of Dylan’s Visions of Sin.
John Niven: Novelist whose book Music from Big Pink vividly imagines the world of Bob Dylan and The Band.
Dana Spiotta: Author of mesmerizing portraits of the 60’s underground, including Eat the Document.
Matt Friedberger: Co-founder of the visionary rock band The Fiery Furnaces.
D.A. Pennebaker: Pioneering film documentarian, whose credits include Don’t Look Back, the first film on Bob Dylan.
Stephen Hazan Arnoff: Executive Director of the 14th Street Y writes and teaches widely on music, art and religion.
Wesley Stace (John Wesley Harding): Singer-songwriter and award winning author of Misfortune.
William G. Scheele: Museum curator and former Equipment/Stage Manager for Bob Dylan and The Band.
Le Poisson Rouge
Sunday, December 5
Doors at 7:30, Show at 8:30 PM
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All-Star Tribute featuring: Steven Bernstein (Sex Mob, Levon Helm Band), John Medeski (Medeski, Martin and Wood), Rob Burger (Laurie Anderson, Marianne Faithful, Iron & Wine), Tony Scherr (Bill Frisell, Norah Jones, Sex Mob), Kenny Wollesen (Norah Jones, John Zorn, Bill Frisell, Sex Mob), and special guests Jolie Holland, Laura Cantrell, Nicole Atkins, John Wesley Harding, and Eleanor and Matthew Friedberger of The Fiery Furnaces.
Proceeds from Bob Dylan and The Band: What Kind of Love Is This? support the renovation of the LABA Theatre at the 14th Street Y - an anchor for music, dance, performance art, theater, and fine arts in the heart of the East Village for decades.