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French Canadian Music and its Cross-Cultures

Wednesday September 25, 2019
6:30 PM

Lucie Therrien with flowers carrying stringed musical instrument over her shoulderFor toe-tapping, head-bopping fun look no further than this engaging conversation on the history of French-Canadian music.

Musician Lucie Therrien will present the evolution of traditional French Canadian music including its arrival in North America from France, its crossing with indigenous peoples' culture during the evangelization of Acadia and Quebec, its growth alongside English culture after the British colonization, and its expansion from Acadia to Louisiana. The movement of French-Canadian culture from Quebec to New England during industrialization and the ensuing French Canadian migration is also addressed.

Registration is appreciated.

This program was made possible by a generous grant from the New Hampshire Humanities.

Location: Goffstown Public Library
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