On October 5, 2016

Beatles scholar shares band’s history opens monthly lecture series

Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—Beatles music scholar Aaron Krerowicz will explore the history and reach of the legendary band in a talk at Rutland Free Library on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m. His talk, “The Beatles: Band of the Sixties,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.
In his multimedia presentation, Krerowicz will explore the band’s music beginning with the band’s seminal visits to Hamburg, and continue through Beatlemania to “Abbey Road.” The program will include audio clips of music and excerpts from interviews with band members.
Despite being born 15 years after the band broke up, Krerowicz is America’s only full-time professional Beatles music scholar. In 2011, he won a research grant through the University of Hartford in Connecticut and since has presented his findings more than 250 times throughout the U.S. and England. His appearance as part of First Wednesdays will be his 114th speaking engagement this year. He has authored four books on the Beatles. For more on Krerowicz, visit AaronKrerowicz.com.
The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays series is held on the first Wednesday of every month from October through May in nine communities statewide, featuring speakers of national and regional renown. Talks in Rutland are held at Rutland Free Library unless otherwise noted. All First Wednesdays talks are free and open to the public.
The Rutland Free Library is located at 10 Court St., Rutland. For more information, call 802-773-1860 or visit rutlandfree.org.

Photo courtesy of Vt. Humanities Council


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