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Irresistible Beats and Melodies: A Film Series about Music

Join professor, author, DJ, and filmmaker Dr. Tom Shaker for a film series about pop, Latin Boogaloo, and rock ’n’ roll in the 1960s and beyond. Watch a film at home, and then discuss it online on Wednesdays at 7 pm.

Tonight, chat about Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. Explore the music of pioneering Native American musicians Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Jesse Ed Davis, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and more.


  • Watch the films on Kanopy with your Barrington Public Library card. If you don't have a library card, call 401-247-1920 to find out how to get a card online or in-person.
  • Register to receive a Zoom link on the day of the event. Visit to register for Rumble. 
  • Registration opens on December 16 and closes on January 25.

Irresistible Beats and Melodies: A Film Series about Music runs on January 13, 20 & 27.

This event is free and open to all and is brought to you by the Friends of Barrington Public Library and Warwick Public Library.

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