Italian American Lecture Series: Frank Sinatra as American Icon

The Sinatra Future features select vocal students from Hofstra University performing works from The Great American Songbook followed by a conversation with Gay Talese and Pete Hamill. A century after his birth, Frank Sinatra still looms large in the American imagination and in our popular culture. Join us as we celebrate his 100th birthday and his extraordinary life and career. 

THE SINATRA FUTURE: Zack Alexander, Class of 2018; Kyle Benaburger, Class of 2016; Christina Cinnamo, Class of 2017; Jaden de Guzman, Class of 2017; Allie Lambraia, Class of 2017; Ian O’Malley, Class of 2016 Accompanist: David Lalama, Professor of Music, Hofstra University

A CONVERSATION WITH  GAY TALESE AND PETE HAMILL: Sinatra as American Icon

Moderator: Stanislao Pugliese, Professor of History and Queensboro UNICO Distinguished Professor of Italian American Studies, Hofstra University

Gay Talese, writer, The New York Times (1956-1965), Founder of “The New Journalism”, Author, Frank Sinatra Has a Cold and Other Essays, Unto the Sons and A Writer’s Life

Pete Hamill, Distinguished Writer in Residence, New York University, 2014 Eugene O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award, Author, Why Sinatra Matters

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Time: 7:00 p.m.
LocationFortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, South Campus

This event is free, but advance registration is required. We have reached maximum capacity for this event and are no longer taking any more RSVPs or Overflow RSVPs.

 

Reservations will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis. The participation of active musicians, scholars and performers is subject to the priority of their professional commitments.

For more information, contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit hofstra.edu/culture.

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Fortunoff Theater
Monroe Lecture Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


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