JC: Open Mic with Len Vlahos and Lori Majewski

05/17/2014 - 6:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.Musician and author Len Vlahos (The Scar Boys) teams up with Lori Majewski (Mad World) and Chris Butler (The Waitresses) to host our next Open Mic. They'll each introduce their own work and perform.
Bring your own words or a song (3 minutes max). You can sign up in advance by emailing jerseycity@wordbookstores.com.Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.

Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s Cover Image
By Lori Majewski, Jonathan Bernstein, Nick Rhodes (Foreword by), Moby (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9781419710971
Availability: Backordered
Published: Abrams Image - April 15th, 2014

Mad World is a highly entertaining oral history that celebrates the New Wave music phenomenon of the 1980s via new interviews with 35 of the most notable artists of the period. Each chapter begins with a discussion of their most popular song but leads to stories of their history and place in the scene, ultimately painting a vivid picture of this colorful, idiosyncratic time.

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The Scar Boys Cover Image
This item is currently unavailable and can not be ordered.
ISBN: 9781606844397
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Carolrhoda Lab (R) - January 21st, 2014

A severely burned teenager. A guitar. Punk rock. The chords of a rock 'n' roll road trip in a coming-of-age novel that is a must-read story about finding your place in the world . . . even if you carry scars inside and out.