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America's Music: Blues and Gospel

Event Type: Category: Community
Age Group(s): 18 + up, 55 + up, 12-18 years
Date: 1/7/2013
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Description:
 Part of the America's Music Film Discussion Series.
Tom Piazza, award winning author (City of Refuge, Devil Sent the Rain) and writer of the HBO TV series Treme, will lead participants as they uncover the issues that gave birth to the Blues and Gospel genre of music in America. Themes such as economic freedom, oppressive social conditions, women’s empowerment, and the deeply rooted influence of folk music will be discussed.
Film screenings: Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues, Episode 1; Say Amen, Somebody

This event will be held at Otterbein University's Riley Auditorium. For more information and to register, call the Library Program Office at 614-882-7277 x. 2103

Other Information:
 This event is part of America's Music series in partnership with Otterbein University as well as the "2013 Year of the Arts" in Westerville.
Link: More Information
Status: Closed


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