Live Zoom - Ziegfeld Girls

An illustrated Lecture by Marty Schneit.

Please join for this delightful virtual event and Q & A.

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 7pm-8:30pm. (Join 10-15 minutes prior, Room will be locked at 7pm)
Virtual Private Zoom Room

Please register by August 23, 2:00 pm. Registration button is located at the bottom. Enter a valid email address in order to receive Zoom event joining information within approx 24 hours prior to start date and time. Recording is strictly prohibited.

The Ziegfeld Follies ran from 1907 to 1931. Florenz Ziegfeld glorified the American Girl and made her a symbol of the modern independent woman. Florenz Ziegfeld was instrumental in bringing women to the center of society. The Ziegfeld Girl became an American Institution. Marty will talk about the following individuals: Irving Berlin, AnnaHeld, Justine Johnston, Ann Pennington, Peggy Hopkins Joyce, Fanny Brice, Joseph Urban and Ruth Etting. The following songs will be a part of the lecture: My Man, A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody, and Love Me or Leave Me.

Marty Schneit, born and bred New Yorker and Historian. Marty has lectured at the New York Public Library, JCC, The 92nd Street Y, The Health Outreach Program of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Central Synagogue, Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale, The Ziegfeld Society of New York, the patients at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in Manhattan, the Lincoln Center Campus of Fordham University. The Jewish Braille Institute has recorded Marty's lectures for their audio magazine and lecture series.
Date:
Monday Aug 24, 2020
Time:
6:50 PM  -  8:30 PM
Contact:
Event Coordinator    (845) 352-5700 X-244    adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
There are 81 spaces available.

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