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3RD ANNUAL HISTORY OF THE CATSKILLS CONFERENCE
August 29 - Sept 1, 1997

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
8:30-10:00PM
Introduction--Phil Brown & Shalom Goldman

Return to the Mountains - a short story by Phil Brown; performed by the Sunny Oaks Troubadours

11:00-12:30PM
Henry Foner -- From the Bandstand:Stories from a Catskills Musician

2:00-3:00PM
Irwin Richman -- A Bungalow Colony Slide Show

3:00-5:00PM
Ellen Halbert (Raleigh Hotel) & Carrie Komito (Aladdin) -- Hotel Owners Keeping Alive the Catskills

8:30-10:00PM
Vivian Gornick-- The Culture of the Catskills

10:15-11:45PM
Film: Sweet Lorraine

10:00-11:00AM
Jenna Weissman Joselit-- Summer Resort Judaism and the Relaxation of Ritual

11:30-1:00PM
Shalom Goldman - Isaac Bashevis Singer in the Catskills: A Literary & Personal Turning Point

2:30-3:00PM
Film: A Singles Weekend at the Concord (from WCBV-TV, Boston)

3:30-5:00PM
Clarence Steinberg--Jewish Farmers in the Catskills

6:00-7:00PM
Film: The Rise & Fall of the Borscht Belt

9:00-11:00PM
Klezmer Concert