“America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” is a project of 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.”
The University of Texas - Pan American Library is pleased to be one of the 71 libraries across the nation chosen to participate in this exciting educational and cultural opportunity.
This six-week series of free public programs feature documentary screenings and scholar-led discussions of 20th century American popular music. The six sessions focus on uniquely American musical genres: blues and gospel, Broadway, jazz, bluegrass and country, rock 'n' roll, and mambo and hip hop.
This series is open to all members of the community and Winter Visitors are encouraged to attend.
NO PRE-REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY.