Best European Fiction 2010 with Aleksandar Hemon at Symphony Space
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The last date listed for Best European Fiction 2010 with Aleksandar Hemon was Wednesday January 27, 2010 / 7:00pm.
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Cole Porter, Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers all come to toe-tapping life on the Peter Jay Sharp stage in this music-fueled trip down memory lane. Join Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra as the talented ensemble presents period music, dance and fashion from the '20s to the '50s. Part of the Sleeping Around Festival, the evening captures all the romance, mystery and magic of the grand ballrooms of the great New York hotels during the golden age of big band, jazz and swing. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
“He has earned a reputation as one of the English language’s most original and moving wordsmiths.” —New York Times
*Aleksander Hemon *is the author of The Lazarus Project, a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award; Nowhere Man, a finalist for the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Award; and The Question of Bruno. Born in Sarajevo, he visited Chicago in 1992, intending to stay for a matter of months. While he was there, Sarajevo came under siege, and he was unable to return home. Hemon wrote his first story in English in 1995. He was awarded a Guggenheim fellowship in 2003, a MacArthur genius grant in 2004, and the _Chicago Tribune’s _Heartland Prize in 2008. He lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter.