Free things to do today: Rock & roll book releases, Bob Dylan and lunchtime concerts
Tue Feb 8 2011
Rub shoulders with guests Jon Hamm, Paul Rudd, Zoe Lister-Jones and more at the release party for Jon Glaser's book, My Dead Dad Was in ZZ Top, an archive of rock & roll documents with details about everyone from Rolling Stones to the White Stripes. The Bell House, 149 7th St between Second and Third Aves, Gowanus, Brooklyn (718-643-6510, thebellhouseny.com). 8pm.
"Just Like a Man? Bob Dylan and the Charge of Misogyny"
Literary critic Christopher Ricks digs into the critiques against Dylan tunes such as "Just Like a Woman" and connects the claims to other literary males like John Donne, T.S. Eliot and Samuel Beckett at the Sulzberger Parlor at Barnard Hall.
Prism Concert at the Central Synagogue
Organist Sarah Hawbecker presents a lunchtime recital.