The Green Library Listening Closely: Music Lecture Series. is returning for the fall 2017 semester!
Wednesday, August 31, 1pm, Tom Moore, FIU, "Brazilian Popular Music: Samba to Hip-Hop," GL 835
Brazil, the largest country in Latin America, stands out from the rest of the continent through its heritage of the Portuguese language, and the importance of the African diaspora to its culture, and especially its music. This lecture will take a whirlwind tour through the Brazilian popular music of the twentieth century, presenting genres including choro (popular instrumental music), samba, bossa nova, MPB, rap and funk.
Thursday, September 14th, details to be announced
Thursday, October 19th, details to be announced
Thursday, November 16th, details to be announced