America's Music: Blues & Gospel
Come and discover how American music from the twentieth century has influenced modern American culture during this six-week program series. "America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway" will be hosted on Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8:30 pm beginning October 16 and running until November 20 at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. The program series features documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions of twentieth-century American popular music. The six sessions focus on these uniquely American musical genres: blues and gospel, Broadway, jazz, bluegrass and country, rock 'n' roll, and mambo and hip hop.
Garfield County Libraries was one of 81 sites selected to host the six-week program series, "America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway,” and this program is part of the series. "America's Music" is a project of the Tribeca Film Institute in collaboration with the American Library Association, Tribeca Flashpoint, and the Society for American Music. This program has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor.
Please stop in to register or call 945-5958. Limit of 50 participants.
For more information, contact the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at (970) 945-5958.