SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music, the Department of Music at St. Lawrence University, and TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York), with special guest Nathan Salsburg, curator of the Alan Lomax Archive, are participating in an online collection with “Alan Lomax and the Association for Cultural Equity: A Celebration and Symposium,” November 1-2.
On Nov. 1 at 4:30 p.m. there will be an online tour of the Association For Cultural Equity website at Crane Music Library Schuette Hall, hosted by Julie Hunter, assistant professor of ethnomusicology.
At 7 p.m. a Ballads, Blues, and Bluegrass film screening will be shown in the Ralph J. Wakefield Lecture and Recital Hall.
A screening of raw footage from Lomax’s American Patchwork series for PBS will be presented by Nathan Salsburg Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in the Griffiths Art Center 123 at St. Lawrence University.
At 4 p.m. there will be a screening of the Oss Oss Wee Oss film at the Griffiths Art Center 123 at St. Lawrence University with a panel discussion, “Cultural equity and the work of Alan Lomax” to follow at 4:30 p.m.
A “Lomax Celebration” will be held at 7 p.m. at the TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., Canton, and includes music workshops for children offered by Crane and St. Lawrence University students.
For more information contact TAUNY at 386-4289 or jill@TAUNY.org.