Paul Simon to Participate in Interview Event at New Yorker Festival Next Month
-- Paul Simon will be one of the featured guests at the 2013 edition of The New Yorker Festival, a series of events sponsored by The New Yorker magazine that will be held October 4-6 at a variety of locations in New York City. The acclaimed singer/songwriter will take part in a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, who also is The New Yorker's poetry editor.
The 90-minute Q&A event is scheduled for Sunday, October 6, at 5 p.m. ET at the SIR Stage37 venue. Simon is expected to discuss various aspects of his writing with Muldoon.
The New Yorker Festival offers a bevy of discussion and interview sessions with various musicians, actors, writers, filmmakers and other artists. In addition to Simon, this year's lineup includes country star Brad Paisley, alternative-rock luminary Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth and actors Christopher Guest, Ethan Hawke, Michelle Williams, Christophe Waltz and Michael Shannon.
Tickets for the fest will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 13, at noon ET. Visit Festival.NewYorker.com for more details.
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