MEDIA ALERT - Enjoy “Cocktails with Cohen” on Thursday Evenings in August Featuring Leonard Cohen’s Own Signature Drink

Leonard Cohen mixing Red Needle drinks at his home in Los Angeles, CA, 1999.

Credit: Photograph © Jarkko Arjatsalo, The Leonard Cohen Files

Release Date: July 31, 2019

MEDIA ALERT - Enjoy “Cocktails with Cohen” on Thursday Evenings in August Featuring Leonard Cohen’s Own Signature Drink

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WHAT: Cocktails with Cohen
Come to the Jewish Museum every Thursday in August to toast the influential singer/songwriter on the occasion of the exhibition Leonard Cohen:  A Crack in Everything. Enjoy cocktails in the Jewish Museum lobby or head downstairs to Russ & Daughters at the Jewish Museum to dine on food from the Appetizing Counter.

Each Thursday in August will feature the “Red Needle,” a drink invented by Cohen himself in 1975 in Needles, California. His recipe includes tequila, cranberry juice, lemon, and ice.

Also available: Pinot Grigio and Rosé wines and select beers. Wine and beer are $8; cocktails are $10. Food is available for purchase at Russ & Daughters’ Appetizing Counter.

WHEN: Thursdays in August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

WHERE: The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York City

ADMISSION: If visitors would like to view the exhibition, admission is $18 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and over, and $8 for students. Free for visitors 18 and under and Jewish Museum members. The galleries are open 11 am until 8 pm on Thursdays.

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything, on view through September 8, 2019, is the first exhibition devoted to the imagination and legacy of the influential singer/songwriter, man of letters, and global icon from Montréal, Canada. The exhibition includes large-scale, immersive works by artists who have been inspired by Cohen, a video projection showcasing Cohen’s own drawings, and a multimedia gallery where visitors can listen to covers of Cohen’s songs by musicians such as Feist and The National with Sufjan Stevens, Ragnar Kjartansson, and Richard Reed Parry, among others. Organized by the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC), the exhibition is curated by John Zeppetelli, Director and Chief Curator at the MAC, and Victor Shiffman, Co-Curator. Visit TheJewishMuseum.org for more information.






Press contacts

The Jewish Museum:
Daniela Stigh, 212.423.3330 or dstigh@thejm.org

Russ & Daughters at the Jewish Museum:
Jen Snow, 646.795.6208 or jen@russanddaughters.com