Maggie Paxson's Bomb Shelter Cafe

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In person
2nd floor lounge, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Maggie Paxson's Bomb Shelter Cafés are sing-along events inspired by the collective music of embattled communities in the era of the Second World War. From cozy living rooms to Manhattan apartment rooftops, libraries to bookshops, Bomb Shelter Cafés offer songs in French, Italian, Spanish, Yiddish, German, and Russian — and a chance to raise voices together for hope, resistance, and a better world. A writer, anthropologist, and performer, Maggie Paxson is the author of The Plateau, which received the 2020 American Library in Paris Book Award, and Solovyovo: The Story of Memory in a Russian Village

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The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact us at 617-495-4037 or in advance of your participation or visit. Requests for Sign Language interpreters and/or CART providers should be made at least two weeks in advance if possible. Please note that the Davis Center will make every effort to secure services but that services are subject to availability.