Between the Lines: Peter Benjaminson and Marc Taylor
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Join author Peter Benjaminson as he discusses his latest book, Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life of Motown's First Superstar. Benjaminson's biography recalls the exciting life story of Mary Wells, who famously sang "My Guy," "You Beat Me to the Punch," "Two Lovers," and many other Motown and rock 'n' roll classics. Don't miss videos of performances andnever before publicized interviews of Ms. Wells before her untimely death.Benjaminson will be interviewed by Marc Taylor, author of A Touch of Classic Soul: Soul Singers of the Early 1970s. A book signing will follow.
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
Each Friday in February, we’ll spotlight a special item from the collection. This year, we're taking inspiration from our brand new exhibition, Motown: The Truth Is A Hit with a music theme. Learn fascinating Black History Month facts and be entered to win tickets to Motown: The Musical on Broadway! Sign up here
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