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The Harlem Renaissance

January 20
6:00 pm


Winooski Senior Center
Duke Ellington and other musicians around a piano

This illustrated lecture incorporates a blend of visual and audio of the Harlem Renaissance. William Tortolano, professor emeritus of Fine Arts at the St. Michael’s College, will draw upon a vivid recollection of the 1920s and 1930s, the great beginning of the African-American cultural rebirth of music, art, poetry, literature and many other manifestations. Also included are music from the jazz era, symphonic music, folk songs and integration of not only African-American era icons as Langston Hughes and Duke Ellington but also white composers, like George Gershwin and Jerome Kern, who were inspired by this movement.

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Winooski Senior Center
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(802) 655-6410

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Winooski Senior Center
123 Barlow St.
Winooski, VT 05404 United States
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