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America’s Music program: The Blues and Gospel Music

Event Information:

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 6 p.m.

Age limit: All ages

Where: Warren Public Library
444 Mahoning Ave. NW
Warren, OH
330-399-8807

Categorized under: Special Events | Special Events.

Recuring Event? No

Long Description: The six-part “America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” series focuses on the history of some of America’s most enduring popular music genres. Each session includes screenings of documentary films and open discussion led by Dr. Kenneth J. Bindas, professor and chair of the Department of History at Kent State University. This session about the Blues and Gospel music includes viewing of “Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues, Episode 1: Feel Like Going Home” and also “Say Amen, Somebody.” “America’s Music” 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.

Event posted: March 13, 2013

Last updated: Aug. 16, 2016

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