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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCSU Main Campus, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT
Dr. Gilbert Gigliotti
From the Sinatrauma of the Bobbysoxers, through his storied fall-and-rebirth, to his becoming the Chairman of the Board (and beyond!), Frank Sinatra embodied the "American Century." During "Sinatra at 101," we'll listen and view some of his most entertaining, powerful, and significant performances in song and film -- with a peek behind the scenes at his wives, lovers, friends, and politics.
http://frankgilandfriends.blogspot.com (the "Frank, Gil, and Friends" blog)
This event includes cash bar and light appetizers.
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Dr. Gilbert L. Gigliotti is a professor of English and Latin at Central Connecticut State University and the host for more than two decades of "Frank, Gil, and Friends" every Tuesday morning on WFCS 107.7 FM. He earned his PhD in comparative literature at The Catholic University of America. His books on Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra belie his more traditional academic interests in American Puritans like Cotton Mather and Edward Taylor, the late 18th-century writers The Connecticut Wits, and the literature of ancient Greece and Rome.