Monday, June 1, 2009

The New Yorker and Huffington Post Cover Loud Fast Jews!

we can't wait for this, previews below:

Richard Bienstock, a senior editor at Guitar World, brings together the Ramones founder and original drummer Tommy Ramone (born Tamas Erdelyi), the Dictators singer Handsome Dick Manitoba (Richard Blum), the Patti Smith guitarist Lenny Kaye, and the Blondie co-founder and guitarist Chris Stein to reminisce about the glory days of punk rock in New York City and consider the impact of Judaism on their careers. - The New Yorker

The Center for Jewish History (15 W. 16th St. in Manhattan) presents a fascinating panel discussion with four Jewish fathers of Punk Rock on Thursday, June 11 at 7pm. Loud Fast Jews Tommy Ramone, Lenny Kaye, Chris Stein, and the Handsomest Man in Showbiz, Handsome Dick Manitoba, will discuss the glorious heyday of NYC punk, their individual career arcs, and the impact their Jewish experience has had on their music. - The Huffington Post

Purchase tickets here!