Do Not Sell at Any Price: A Library Listening Party with Amanda Petrusich
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To celebrate the release of her new book Do Not Sell at Any Price - The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records, author Amanda Petrusich hosts a listening party at the Library, featuring the playback of real 78 records from the Library for the Performing Arts Rodgers and Hammerstein Archive of Recorded Sound. Petrusich shares stories from junk-shops, attics, and libraries, where soulful music addicts hunt for often one-of-a-kind records. She'll be join in conversation by music researcher, record producer, and writer Ian Nagoski. Come hear classic American blues and folk recordings as they were originally meant to be heard, on real 78s.
This program takes place in the Library for the Performing Arts' Cafe, on the first floor, plaza level. Enter via the Cafe entrance by ascending the stairs at the corner of Amsterdam Ave. and West 65th St. Mobility imparied people may enter via 111 Amsterdam Ave.