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Flowing Tides

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin, a leading authority on Irish traditional music, will present on his new book, Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape, on Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Connolly House, 300 Hammond St. Following his talk will be … Continue reading

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Way Down in Louisiana

Way Down in Louisiana: Clifton Chenier, Cajun, Zydeco, and Swamp Pop Music (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press, 2015) is a collection of profiles of musicians from Cajun and Creole country, a place where tradition and innovation rub against one another from the kitchen to … Continue reading

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The Colorization of America

Jeff Chang, author of the book Who We Be: The Colorization of America (St. Martin’s Press, 2014), will speak at Boston College on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 101. In Who We Be, Chang examines the … Continue reading

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Bach, reinvented

Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs Senior Fellow Paul Elie will present “Technician of the Sacred: J.S. Bach” on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Elie’s book Reinventing Bach tells the story of … Continue reading

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Listen to the music man

The New Yorker music critic Alex Ross will talk about his latest book, Listen to This, on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Ross’ first book, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, is an … Continue reading

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Accidental band geek

There will be a release party Oct. 2 for Notes from an Accidental Band Geek by Erin Dionne, BC Class of 1997. The event, which will feature a book sale, will be held at 2 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room … Continue reading

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