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Friday, June 24 • 6:45pm - 7:30pm
Poetry at Twilight: Jake Marmer's Performance

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Jake Marmer is a poet and performer. Walking the line between poetry and music, improvisation and composition, written and performed word, Jake dips into the wells of Jewish mythology, riffing, rethinking classic and marginalized Jewish tropes on poetry's turf. His work was hailed as a “soulful narrative line in counterpoint to … language-drunk abstractions” (The Jewish Week), “experience of mystic pleasures … freshly contemporary” (Shofar), & a “thought provoking debut” (All About Jazz).

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Jake Marmer

Jake Marmer is a poet, performer and educator. His first record, Hermeneutic Stomp (Blue Thread Music, 2013), featuring jazz-klez luminaries Frank London, Greg Wall, Eyal Maoz, and Uri Sharlin, brings together diverse poetic traditions, jazz and klezmer. It was hailed as a “soulful narrative line in counterpoint to … language-drunk abstractions” (The Jewish Week) and a “thought provoking debut” (All About Jazz). His... Read More →


Friday June 24, 2016 6:45pm - 7:30pm
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