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by MarieM
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 163
Views: 49932

Re: Bench updates

Our bench is now a park.

Steve Silberman @stevesilberman tweets:

Wonderful: A little park on the most beautiful promontory on Hydra, where singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen bought a house for $1500 in 1960.
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by MarieM
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Bird on the Wire by Eivør Pálsdóttir
Replies: 0
Views: 532

Bird on the Wire by Eivør Pálsdóttir

A unique and mesmerizing performance of Bird on the Wire by Eivør Pálsdóttir. She's from the Faroe Islands. She has the voice of a songbird.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY3QhkElMts
by MarieM
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Michael Chaves Talks about Working with Leonard on You Want It Darker
Replies: 5
Views: 949

Michael Chaves Talks about Working with Leonard on You Want It Darker

Michael Chaves, Adam's friend, talks about working with Leonard on all the songs of You Want It Darker. The discussion in this podcast is a bit techy and less about the meaning of the works, but you get a real feel of how Leonard worked. Michael also has some very touching and meaningful insights. h...
by MarieM
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 163
Views: 49932

Re: Bench updates

Visiting with our Leonard Cohen bench. Posted on Instagram by moniquebuist. She writes: "Leonard Cohen has lived on Hydra for many years. He always came back. This bench with a stunning view of the sea is a tribute to him." bench2.JPG And some of the comments to her post: fashionablylaw: Most amazin...
by MarieM
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: News
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!
Replies: 30
Views: 2192

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!

Happy birthday, Jarkko!

So happy to be hanging around here with you for another birthday.

Hope you have a lovely day with your wonderful family. Enjoy!
by MarieM
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 163
Views: 49932

Re: Bench updates

From Instagram via fenceofnoise:

"Leonard Cohen's house"
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by MarieM
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 163
Views: 49932

Re: Bench updates

Our Leonard Cohen bench becoming part of people's lives.

From Instragram by acmpranayoga

Meditation on Leonard Cohen's memorial bench on Hydra. The only time it actually felt like I was meditating when someone took my photo.
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by MarieM
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Stephen Stills & Judy Collins – “Everybody Knows”
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins – “Everybody Knows”

http://www.stereogum.com/1953702/stephen-stills-judy-collins-everybody-knows-leonard-cohen-cover/music/ Stephen Stills & Judy Collins – “Everybody Knows” (Leonard Cohen Cover) James Rettig July 24, 2017 http://static.stereogum.com/uploads/2017/07/12-1500906569-640x426.jpeg Last month, longtime frien...
by MarieM
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 163
Views: 49932

Re: Bench updates

I copied this off of Twitter today.

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by MarieM
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Perla Batalla performs "Hallelujah" in The House of Cohen
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Perla Batalla performs "Hallelujah" in The House of Cohen

Perla Batalla performs "Hallelujah" in The House of Cohen. Old friend Bobbie Furgo is one of the violinists.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uy1vaWwhzMY
by MarieM
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Montreal Jewish Forums - December 15th, 1963
Replies: 0
Views: 665

Montreal Jewish Forums - December 15th, 1963

"The seventh season of Montreal Jewish Forums kicked off with a Symposium on the Future of Judaism on December 15th, 1963. It featured Leonard Cohen, Rabbi Morris Halpern, Jehudah Elberg, and Michael Rubenstein. The Montreal Jewish Forums were a weekly series of discussions and talks on a variety of...
by MarieM
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 163
Views: 49932

Re: Bench updates

Such beautiful and happy photos depicting a loving tribute to Leonard. It is such a comfort to see our vision finally become reality. Jarkko, thank you so much for your extraordinary efforts to see this project through to conclusion. I'm not sure many of us know anyone who is more diplomatic or has ...
by MarieM
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: News
Topic: News on the Leonard Cohen Exhibit at Montreal's MOA
Replies: 3
Views: 978

Re: News on the Leonard Cohen Exhibit at Montreal's MOA

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/full-program-unveiling-of-leonard-cohen---une-breche-en-toute-chose--a-crack-in-everything-628642513.html Full program unveiling of Leonard Cohen - Une brèche en toute chose / A Crack in Everything NEWS PROVIDED BY Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de...
by MarieM
Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: News on the Leonard Cohen Exhibit at Montreal's MOA
Replies: 3
Views: 978

Re: News on the Leonard Cohen Exhibit at Montreal's MOA

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/15/arts/music/leonard-cohen-exhibition-is-planned-for-museum-in-montreal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Leonard Cohen Exhibition Is Planned for Museum in Montreal By JOSHUA BARONE JUNE 15, 2017 https://static01.nyt.com/images/2017/06/15/arts/15leonardcohen-item/15leonardcoh...
by MarieM
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: News
Topic: Giant mural in Montreal commemorating Leonard Cohen
Replies: 36
Views: 5804

Re: Giant mural in Montreal commemorating Leonard Cohen

Tweeted by 24Montreal jounalist Laurence Houde-Roy @lauhouderoy, model of the mural in honour of Leonard Cohen, which will be created by the organization MU au 1420, on Crescent Street in Montreal.

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