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Motown: the Sound, the Business and the Politics of a Young America
October 13 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida International University is hosting a lecture that explores the Golden Age of Motown from 1959 to its peak 1969. Audiences will be treated to the big hits they all know, the strategies behind the hit-making machine, the political climate of the time, and the tactics Motown’s managers used to overcome racial divides. Available to attend in person or virtually.
This lecture is being held in person at FIU’s Biscayne Bay campus and live streamed via Zoom. Advanced registration required. Zoom link will be sent 24 hours in advance. This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia in partnership with Florida International University.
October 13 @ 12:30 pm -
October 13 @ 2:00 pm