Blues in Black and White: Documenting the Culture of a Music With David Grazian, Tom Lunt, and Mark Pohlad, moderated by Monica Hairston O’Connell

Library, 624 S Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605

Blues in Black and White: Documenting the Culture of a Music With David Grazian, Tom Lunt, and Mark Pohlad, moderated by Monica Hairston O’Connell

Viewing: 5:30 pm
Columbia College Library
624 S. Michigan Ave., Second Floor

Discussion: 6:15 pm
MoCP
600 S. Michigan Ave

In conjunction with the exhibitions Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night and Michael Schmelling: Your Blues, this event will evoke and consider the music scene of Chicago’s South Side in the 1970s. Monica Hairston O’Connell, Executive Director of the Center for Black Music Research will moderate the discussion with David Grazian, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Blue Chicago: The Search for Authenticity in Urban Blues Clubs; Tom Lunt, producer of Light on the South Side: Photographs by Michael L. Abramson box set from record label Numero Group; and Mark Pohlad, Assistant Professor in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at DePaul University.

Photo by Michael L. Abramson

 

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