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NEW FILM BIOGRAPHY

On Smithsonian Network, Spring 2008
“Play On, John: a life in music” directed by Rick King, executive producer Steve Schwartz

NEW ONSCREEN APPEARENCE

Interview and onscreen appearences on the Martin Scorcese PBS film about Bob Dylan "No Direction Home"

NEW CD

On Field Recorder’s Collective 2006
“The Lost Recordings of Banjo Bill Cornett”

NEW CDs ON SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS

“Roscoe Holcomb: An Untamed Sense of Control”
“Dark Holler: Old Love Songs and Ballads,” Dillard Chandler
“If I Had My Way,” Rev. Gary Davis early recordings

NEW BAND

“The Velocity Ramblers” with Peter Stampfel, Walker Shepard, Sam Shepard, Pat Conte, Betty Berkin
Bowery Poetry Club, Tompkins Corners Church, Andy Warhol Museum

NEW LOST CITY RAMBLERS

Lifetime Achievement, The Folk Alliance.,
Kennedy Center Wash DC, Vancouver FF, Berkeley Old Time Music Convention, Town Hall (NYC), Friends of Old Time Music, “Hardly Scarcely Bluegrass” Festival, San Fransisco, Santa Fe Old Time Music & Bluegrass Festival

NEW BOOK

“Young Bob: John Cohen’s early photographs of Bob Dylan”
Powerhouse Pub. 2003

NEW FILM RETROSPECTIVE

Anthology Film Archives 2004 ”Folk Film Festival”

NEW PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHS

Newsweek, Josef Alber’s book “To Open Eyes” (cover), Joe Henry CD “Civilians” (cover), Jack Kerouac “On The Road” Poland (cover), Bob Dylan (Columbia) “No Direction Home,” & new CD (2007)

NEW FILM DISTRIBUTOR

Berkeley Media LLC
Saul Zaentz Film Center
2600 Tenth Street, Suite 626
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone 510 486 9900

IN THE WORKS

“Gone To The Country” a book about the NLCR by Ray Allen. A film bio of the NLCR by the Arhoolie Foundation

 

there is no eye music for photographs


BOOK FROM POWERHOUSE

There Is No Eye: John Cohen Photographs

Cohen's first monograph; 200 pages, 127 duotone and 39 four-color photographs; introduction by Greil Marcus.
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CD FROM SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS

There Is No Eye: Music for Photographs
Recordings of musicians photographed by John Cohen

A companion to the book; includes unreleased music from Rev. Gary Davis and Bob Dylan, as well as classic tracks from Woody Guthrie, Roscoe Holcomb, Bill Monroe, Carter Stanley, Muddy Waters, and many more. 23 tracks, 68 minutes.
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NEW LOST CITY RAMBLERS CD

New Lost City Ramblers: 40 Years of Concert Performances

The New Lost City Ramblers have been playing their own unique brand of early 20th century rural stringband music since 1958. This album collects some of their most memorable performances from the past four decades. 2-CD set from Rounder Records.
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BOOK AND EXHIBITION

Hidden Threads of Peru: Q'ero Textiles

by Ann Pollard Rowe and John Cohen
Co-published by The Textile Museum, Washington, DC and Merrell Publishers, London
Exhibition at The Textile Museum, 2002.
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OTHER EVENTS

2001

Appearance in "American Roots Music" produced by Jim Brown
Part 3 of a 4-part series on PBS stations nationwide

 

2001

Slide presentation and booksigning
Yale University School of Art & Design
New Haven, CT

 

2001

Slide presentation and booksigning
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006

 

2002

Opening reception 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Photographic Resource Center at Boston University
602 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
617-353-0700

 

2002

Exhibition : There is No Eye
Photographic Resource Center at Boston University
602 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
617-353-0700

 

2002

Presentation to introduce exhibition, Hidden Threads of Peru: Q'ero Textiles.
The Textile Museum, 2320 S St., NW, Washington, DC
tel 202 667 0441

 

2002

Film showing in conjunction with exhibition, Hidden Threads of Peru: Q'ero Textiles.
The Textile Museum, 2320 S St., NW, Washington, DC
tel 202 667 0441

 

2002

Exhibition : There is No Eye
Chicago Cultural Center,
78 East Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602.
312 744 8942

 

2003

Exhibition : There is No Eye
Georgia Museum of Art
University of Georgia
90 Carlton Street, Athens, Georgia, 30602
706 542 0463

 

2003

Exhibition : There is No Eye
Weatherspoon Art Gallery
University of North Carolina
Greensboro, NC 27402
336 334 5770