Cornell University Library has secured a free trial of Qello Concerts, a streaming video database specializing in rock concerts and music documentaries. Genres such as classic rock, jazz, blues, pop, country, and metal are represented. See a fuller description here:
To try out Qello Concerts and other video databases from RBdigital, use the following link, enter the access code "rolls," and create an account:
Please send any feedback to Lenora Schneller (ls258) or Tracey Snyder (tls224) by May 1, 2017.
The New York Public Library has announced its acquisition of the Lou Reed Archive:
ANNOUNCING THE POPULAR CULTURE SUMMER RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY
MAY 21-25, 2017
Reminder: Travel Grant applications are due 24 March 2017.
"Exploring the Archives: Fifty Years of Popular Culture"
2016 December 15
Call for Applications
2017-2018 John Cage Research Grant
Northwestern University Library
The Northwestern University Library is pleased to announce the call for applications for the John Cage Research Grant, an annual award established to promote the study of John Cage's life, music, art, and ideas through the use of Northwestern's John Cage Collection.
Met Music Director James Levine leads a majestic performance of Wagner's early masterpiece Tannhäuser, in last October's Live in HD presentation now available on Met Opera on Demand: Student Access. Johan Botha sings the title role, opposite Eva-Maria Westbroek as Elisabeth, Michelle DeYoung as Venus, and Peter Mattei as Wolfram, in Otto Schenk's classic production.
Bartlett Sher's acclaimed new production of Verdi's Otello opened the Met's 2015-16 season and is now available on Met Opera on Demand: Student Access. Aleksandrs Antonenko stars in the title role, opposite Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona and Željko Lucic as Iago. Maestro Yannick Nzet-Sguin conducts this Live in HD presentation from last October.
January 26, 2016
The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association will sponsor a popular culture research workshop at Bowling Green State University in May 2016. For more information, see: http://pcaaca.org/educatio/pcaaca-research-workshop/