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Milestone Negro Spirituals Until The Civil War

When Folk Songs Bring Freedom

2020-02-29 14:00:00 2020-02-29 15:00:00 America/New_York Milestone Negro Spirituals Until The Civil War This performance/workshop in words and music brings to light the significance and beauty of the remarkable songs associated with the Underground Railroad. Featuring performing artist Hilliard Greene. Manville branch

Saturday, February 29
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-29 14:00:00 2020-02-29 15:00:00 America/New_York Milestone Negro Spirituals Until The Civil War This performance/workshop in words and music brings to light the significance and beauty of the remarkable songs associated with the Underground Railroad. Featuring performing artist Hilliard Greene. Manville branch

Manville branch

Community Room

This performance/workshop in words and music brings to light the significance and beauty of the remarkable songs associated with the Underground Railroad. Featuring performing artist Hilliard Greene.

The music featured in this performance/workshop is based on the coded Negro spirituals that runaway slaves used to elude capture. These uniquely American heritage songs are recognized as a distinct musical genre. 

Hilliard Greene is acclaimed for composing and performing solo contrabass music.

Manville branch

manville@sclibnj.org
Phone: 908-458-8425
Branch manager
Nan Peterson

Hours
Mon, Feb 17 Closed
(Presidents Day)
Tue, Feb 18 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 19 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 20 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 21 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 22 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 23 Closed

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Wed, Feb 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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Wed, Feb 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Wed, Feb 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Feb 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Thu, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
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Thu, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Fri, Feb 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
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Sat, Feb 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Mon, Feb 24, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Room

Mon, Feb 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Feb 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tue, Feb 25, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
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History Room
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Community Room
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Thu, Feb 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Feb 27, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
History Room

Thu, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children's Area

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Community Room
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Thu, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
History Room

Fri, Feb 28, 10:00am - 10:45am
Community Room

Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Room

Mon, Mar 02, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adult Media Area
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Tue, Mar 03, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Adult Media Area

Wed, Mar 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
History Room

Wed, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
History Room

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Thu, Mar 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
History Room

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History Room

Fri, Mar 06, 10:00am - 10:45am
Community Room

Fri, Mar 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Adult Media Area

Sat, Mar 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Mon, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
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Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Tue, Mar 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tue, Mar 10, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
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Tue, Mar 10, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Children's Area

Wed, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Wed, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Thu, Mar 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Community Room

Thu, Mar 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Thu, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children's Area

Thu, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Children's Area

Thu, Mar 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
History Room

Thu, Mar 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Fri, Mar 13, 10:00am - 10:45am
Community Room

Fri, Mar 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Adult Media Area

Sat, Mar 14, 11:00am - 4:00pm
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Sat, Mar 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Mon, Mar 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Mon, Mar 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adult Media Area
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Tue, Mar 17, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Adult Media Area

Tue, Mar 17, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Adult Media Area
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Wed, Mar 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
History Room

Wed, Mar 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adult Media Area
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Wed, Mar 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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History Room

Thu, Mar 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Mar 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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Thu, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children's Area

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Fri, Mar 20, 10:00am - 10:45am
Community Room

Fri, Mar 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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