Deconstructing the Beatles, two ways

Beatles expert Scott Freiman

Musicologist Scott Freiman will be back at Proctors February 11 for two presentations of "Looking Through A Glass Onion: Deconstructing The Beatles' White Album." Tickets are $35.

Show/presentation blurbage:

In Looking Through A Glass Onion: Deconstructing The Beatles' White Album, composer/producer Scott Freiman takes Beatles fans young and old into the studio with the Beatles as they create their bestselling album -- The Beatles (commonly referred to as the White Album).
Using rare audio and video clips, as well as anecdotes about the creation of the songs, Mr. Freiman allows the audience to see and hear the evolution of these groundbreaking songs (including "Revolution," "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," & "Blackbird") and discusses the songs' lasting influence on popular music. Musicians and non-musicians, Beatles fanatics and casual listeners will all enjoy Mr. Freiman's presentation.

The presentations are at 1:30 pm and 7:30 pm in the GE Theatre.

Freiman's brought this series to Proctors a few times before and at least a few of the dates in the past have sold out.

Sgt. Pepper's
There's another local opportunity to catch Freiman's Beatles deconstruction coming up: The Spectrum will be screening a film version of "Deconstructing the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Album" February 6 at 7 pm. Tickets are $15 and available online.

The Spectrum advertises on AOA.

photo via Scott Freiman's website

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

A look around the Maiden House residential + retail conversion in downtown Albany

That latest project in the ongoing shift of downtown Albany toward being a residential neighborhood: Maiden House. It includes 18 apartments and a handful of... (more)

Bike paths from above

Here's a bonus bit from yesterday's post about the Capital District Trails Plan: The team behind the project to map out an alternative transportation network... (more)

New Scotland Ave Restaurant Week

The first New Scotland Ave Restaurant Week is September 24-30 in Albany's Helderberg Neighborhood. Nine restaurants along the corridor from Quail to West Erie Street... (more)

There's another PechaKucha night at the Opalka Gallery this week

The local PechaKucha series returns to the Opalka Gallery on the Sage Albany campus this Friday. Here's the lineup of short talks: + Judith Braun:... (more)

Morning Blend

Shawn Morse + As more local political leaders called for him to resign Monday over multiple accusations of domestic violence, Cohoes mayor Shawn Morse announced... (more)

Recent Comments

They should turn Maiden Lane into a stepped pedestrian street, like they have all over Europe. We don't need to reinvent the wheel, they do steep small streets pretty well across the pond, let's look for some precedents... Human scaled lighting is critical too, that goes for the whole city. And we don't need paint on the road, just signage perpendicular to the flow of traffic at the bridge entrance. I also echo the call for basic, ongoing maintenance to our current infrastructure. How about some weed removal in sidewalks, etc?

A look around the Maiden House residential + retail conversion in downtown Albany

...has 1 comment, most recently from jsc

Debbie's Kitchen is returning (with Debbie)

...has 13 comments, most recently from jsc

Here's your chance to get one of those Nipper statues that have been all around downtown Albany

...has 2 comments, most recently from chrisck

Morning Blend for Sep 18

...has 1 comment, most recently from ace

Mapping out the future for an alternative transportation network in the Capital District

...has 1 comment, most recently from Daleyplanit