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FRESNO—Public Scanning Event: Armenian-American Music in the San Joaquin Valley
February 29, 2020 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 am
FRESNO—Amplifying Community is a public memory event dedicated to recovering the history of the local production of Armenian-American music in the San Joaquin Valley during first half of the 20th century. Drawing upon the reminiscences and expertise of local musicians, the event will provide a forum for the community to contribute their own recollections, photographs and ephemera to a digital archive of primary sources. Participants are asked to bring photographs of musical events, musicians and bands, venues, and local record stores, as well as record catalogs and promotional materials and advertisements from local record labels and record stores. Information about the items will be collected, the items scanned and returned to the participant. Saturday, March 29, 1–3 pm free parking | free admission University Business Center Fresno State 5245 N. Backer Ave Fresno, CA 93740 Don’t miss the free community discussion later the same afternoon at 3:30 pm. The event is free, parking is free, and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 559.278.2669. This program is supported by California Humanities through a Humanities for All Quick Grant.