"America's Music" Series
A film history of our popular music, from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway. Co-presented with the UNC Music Library, the Music Department, the Center for the Study of the American South, and the Southern Folklife Collection. Participants are invited to stay for a post-film discussion after each screening moderated by Allison Portnow (Public Programs Manager, Ackland Art Museum) and a guest expert on the evening’s musical genre.
Broadway and Tin Pan Alley
Broadway: The American Musical: “Syncopated City”
Tickets: Students free with valid university or high school ID, $4 for all others unless otherwise noted with an asterisk (*). Tickets are available at the Varsity Theatre Box Office.
The Ackland Film Forum is made possible by the generous support of Ruby Lerner.
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is the Official Media Sponsor of the Ackland Film Forum.
Post-film discussion with Tim Carter (David G. Frey Distinguished Professor of Music, UNC-Chapel Hill).