Broadway and Tin Pan Alley

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

Broadway historian William Everett joins UMKC musicologist Andrew Granade for a discussion of the contributions of the Broadway stage to American popular music. Features excerpts from the documentary Broadway: The American Musical: Syncopated City (1919-1933).
America's Music
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

The six-week America’s Music program is a film and discussion series that looks at popular music from blues to bluegrass, Broadway to rock ‘n’ roll. Each event features films followed by a discussion (and frequently performances) led by UMKC musicologist Andrew Granade.

The Broadway and Tin Pan Alley evening features the documentary Broadway: The American Musical: Syncopated City (1919-1933) (2004) and a discussion with Broadway historian William Everett.

Presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Tribeca Film Institute, and the American Library Association.