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New Stuff Tuesday — May 2, 2017

Hamilton: original Broadway cast recording by Lin-Manuel Miranda SOU Mir Ham New Arrivals, 2nd floor I freely admit I’m a latecomer to the fanclub for Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton, the 2015 sold-out Broadway sensation that’s recently started an equally sold-out … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 27, 2016

John Coltrane combined physics and geometry with music over 50 years ago and now Stephon Alexander is doing the same with physics and jazz. Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 6, 2016

Banjo: An Illustrated History by Bob Carlin ML1015.B3 C37 2016 Browsing Books, 2nd floor For my last New Stuff Tuesday post, I wanted to write about something a little more fun than management and economics (hard to imagine, I know!). … Continue reading

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Jazz Appreciation Month

Please note that live Jazz in the Library today has been cancelled. We apologize for any disappointment! April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), and you can celebrate by joining us for some jazz in Andersen Library on Friday, April 29th, … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Readfest

Enjoy the challenge of sight-reading? Join us for the Chamber Music Readfest at the Andersen Library on Friday, April 15 from 2:00-5:00pm.  The event will take place on the third floor of Andersen Library in the “Purple Room”. Participants can … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: National Jukebox

Have some fun this weekend with this “oldie” online resource, in existence since 2011: The National Jukebox is a project of the Library of Congress that streams historical commercial sound recordings. It includes “more than 10,000 78rpm disc sides issued … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 24, 2015

Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Evolution of an American Youth Culture by Douglas Brode HQ27 .B685 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor If you’re interested in history, film, music, or popular culture in general, take some time to check … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Digital Ozark Folksong Collection

The digital Ozark Folksong Collection at the University of Arkansas officially “opens” today, Friday, August 28th! It’s the “largest and most complete collection of traditional music and associated materials from Arkansas and the Ozarks” in the U.S., and includes “recordings … Continue reading

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Polka!

If you’re looking for a good time, Savory Sounds this Thursday might be just the thing! Steve Meisner, award-winning accordian player, polka musician, and composer, will provide the sounds at the Birge Fountain (outside the Arts Alliance building) on Thurs., … Continue reading

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Exam Inspiration: Pomp and Circumstance

Whether you graduate this semester or not, graduation is the goal, right? Well, OK, that and getting a job, of course. Inspire yourself by listening to Pomp and Circumstance! Why is this piece used at so many graduation ceremonies anyway?! … Continue reading

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