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Mini Music Series: The Steel Pan Man of Harlem

December 16, 2020, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

An interactive storytelling session with songwriting activities based on the picture book, “The Steel Pan Man of Harlem” by Colin Bootman.

A re-telling of the classic Robert Browning’s story The Pied Piper of Hamelin.

But, this version is set during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1940s.

A mysterious man appears in Harlem and promises to rid the city of its rats by playing his steel pan drum.

The steel pan drum is the national instrument of Trinidad and this music is celebrated throughout the story.

No materials needed. Just your imagination and your dancing shoes!

Presented by the New York City Children’s Theater.

Tune in online at www.nypl.org/watchandlearn!

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Date:
December 16, 2020
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2020/12/16/steel-pan-man-harlem-storytelling-and-songwriting