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Coming up on Connections: Thursday, October 21

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First hour: Mark Oppenheimer on his book, "Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood"

Second hour: Discussing the value of cover songsThe Rochester Jewish Book Festival kicks off October 24 with a special event featuring author Mark Oppenheimer. His book, "Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood," highlights a road to healing. We talk with Oppenheimer about the hopes, fears, and tensions that those healing confront during the process. Our guests:

  • Mark Oppenheimer, author of "Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood"
  • Andrea Miller, director of the Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival 

What does it take for an artist to make a cover song truly their own? CITY Magazine editor Daniel Kushner explores that question with our guest. We also listen to some of the standout cover songs created by the artist:

  • Adam Kubota, bassist for Postmodern Jukebox