Wednesday, 29 May 2019
- Popular music has become a major focus of music archiving around the world during recent decades. In this talk, Michael Brown discusses recent experiences at the Turnbull Library around collecting of master recordings.
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Tiakiwai Auditorium (lower ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon
- Part of: NZ music month
- Learn about events and people of Samoa's history in its 3000 years of settlement, covering topics such as the 1918 Spanish influenza virus, the Mau movement, and Independence Day. Discusses the culture and ceremonies of the fa'asamoa way of life, including the matai (chiefly) system, tattooing, ava (kava) ceremony, tapa and fine mats
12:10pm to 1:00pm
Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon