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10.16.2018 | Lunch and Learn on Ragtime: The St. Louis Creation that Swept the Nation | Free

October 16, 2018 @ 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

Categories: Family-Friendly, Historical, Lecture, Music, Storytelling


This program combines a dynamic lecture interspersed with live music on the development and evolution of Ragtime music in St. Louis:
• Author Bruce Olson will be reading selected passages from his book That St. Louis Thing: An American Story of Roots, Rhythm and Race
• Ragtime and Jazz pianist Ptah Williams will provide musical demonstrations!
Bring a sack lunch or have food delivered to enjoy in our Lumière Place Legends Room located inside the National Blues Museum during the program!

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