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Drum Circle

Join the Albany Drum Circle and learn to make in-the-moment music. No drumming experience necessary!  Try your hand at the djembes (West African hand drums) as well as shakers, wood blocks, and more. With some basic instruction we’ll be on our way to the relaxing benefits of playing traditional African rhythms. Drop in
 

Date:
Monday, July 16, 2018
Time:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Stedman Room
Categories:
Arts & Performances > Music Performance Clubs > Adult Summer Reading Program Creativity > Music Classes Highlights

“All You Need is Love” – For Beatles Songs

What’s your favorite Beatles song or songs? We’ll read In Their Lives: Great Writers on Great Beatles Songs as a jumping off point to a
discussion of the songs of The Fab Four, from “I Want To Hold Your Hand” to “The End” and everything in between. Check out your copy of the book at the Information Desk, starting on June 11th. Registration is required (Prefer an afternoon meeting time?  Register here for the alternate day/time)

Date:
Monday, July 23, 2018
Time:
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Stedman Room
Categories:
Clubs > Adult Summer Reading Program Discussions > Book Groups Highlights
Register! - 17 seats left

Trivia Night

Attention music lovers and trivia nerds – this one’s for you!  We’ve got four rounds of trivia bingo queued up to test your knowledge of musical history, pop culture, and all things rock n roll.  Kudos and prizes are on the line!  Registration is required

Date:
Monday, July 30, 2018
Time:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Stedman Room
Categories:
Clubs > Adult Summer Reading Program Games, Sports, & Tournaments Highlights
Register! - 60 seats left

How Music Works Book Discussion

Have you ever wondered how off-key you are while singing in the shower? Or if your Bob Dylan albums really sound better on vinyl? Or why certain songs make you cry?  Read How Music Works: The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond by John Powell to find out.  We’ll listen to samples from the book’s companion CD and discuss perspectives on the book during this lively discussion. Check out your copy of the book at the Information Desk, starting on July 1st. Registration is required.

Date:
Monday, August 6, 2018
Time:
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Stedman Room
Categories:
Clubs > Adult Summer Reading Program Discussions > Book Groups Highlights
Register! - 17 seats left

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