In case you missed it, Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a Tribute to Music and Literary Legend LEONARD COHEN. In conversation with Michael Posner, author of Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories: The Early Years (Book #1 of Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories. A 3 volume series.) Plus an unforgettable performance of Cohen classics by Broadway star Rena Strober!

Moderated by award-winning writer/producer Arlene Sarner.

MICHAEL POSNER is an award-winning writer, playwright, journalist, and the author of seven books. These include the Mordecai Richler biography, The Last Honest Man, and the Anne Murray biography, All of Me, both of which were national bestsellers. He was Washington Bureau Chief for Maclean’s Magazine, and later served as its national, foreign, and assistant managing editor. He was also managing editor of the Financial Times of Canada for three years. He later spent sixteen years as a senior writer with The Globe and Mail.

RENA STROBER has performed on Broadway (Les Mis), TV (VEEP, Shameless), Film (Waiting in the Wings) and voices dozens of cartoons for Disney & Netflix. She has also been honored to have been part of numerous Braid/JWT events. Recently Rena released an exciting family album called IMAGINE THAT: The Sesame Street Music of Joe Raposo & Jeff Moss. The album features herself, Jason Alexander, French Stewart and a choir of young blind singers. Rena is a teacher and advocate for the blind and is using this celebration of Sesame Street music to raise money and awareness for the blind. When she’s not singing and trying to make the world a kinder place, Rena is raising a wacky and wonderful tiny Jewish woman named Izzy. Visit for more!