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Why The Beach Boys Matter & Why The Ramones Matter?


Join us on Friday, November 16th at 7pm with Donna Gaines and Tom Smucker as they discuss their two books Why The Ramones Matter and Why the Beach Boys Matter.

“Donna speaks for me and every one of us who found our salvation in the only band that really mattered to the outsider in us all.”
—CJ RAMONE

“Smucker’s mix of unabashed fanboy enthusiasm with razor-sharp analysis makes him the perfect teller of this story.”
—Marc Ribot, guitarist

Donna Gaines is the author of Teenage Wasteland and A Mis t’s Manifesto. She has written for Rolling Stone, MS, the Village Voice, Spin, Newsday and Salon. Since 2013, she has taught social science, music, youth and community studies at Empire State College of the State University of New York.

Tom Smucker has written rock criticism for Creem, Fusion, Rolling Stone, and the Village Voice.

Details

Date:
November 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.astoriabookshop.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=4367

Organizer

Zora Shaw
Phone:
7182782665
Email:
Website:
http://www.astoriabookshop.com

Venue

The Astoria Bookshop
31-29 31st Street
Astoria
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Phone:
7182782665
Website:
www.astoriabookshop.com