Tuesday, September 24, 2013

America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music

 


A FILM HISTORY OF OUR POPULAR MUSIC FROM BLUES TO BLUEGRASS TO BROADWAY
 
Central Library in partnership with McNeese Banners is excited to announce Fulbright Senior Scholar and Jazz artist Rick Condit who will be hosting the 6 week series, along with a brief documentary and discussion of the week’s featured music genre. The series will be held at the Shearman Fine Arts Building, Room 224, located on the McNeese University Campus.
 
The music to be featured is as follows:
 

The Central Library will also host live music performances on select Thursdays following the lectures. The series will run for 6 consecutive weeks beginning Sept 24th and running through October 31st.
 
Check out the Library's music collection of books/CDs/DVDs and downloads with Freegal music and Overdrive music, ebooks & more.
 
Join America's Music Facebook Group for updates and where you can chat with scholars and music fans. If you're on Twitter, use the hashtag #americasmusic.
 
This is a project by the Tribeca Film Institute in collaboration with the American Library Association, Tribeca Flashpoint, and the Society for American Music. "America's Music" has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor. Refreshments will be served.
 
 
This series of performances compliments the 6 week series featuring Fulbright Senior Scholar Rick Condit's presentation, film documentary and discussion to be held on Tuesday evenings at the McNeese Shearman Fine Arts Building in Room 224. Refreshments will be served.
 

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