“The Andromeda Strain” is my favorite among the six or seven Michael Crichton novels that I have read to date. It immediately came to mind when the AIDS epidemic was first coming to light in the early 1980s. I highly recommend it.
One feature of North Indian Classical music is the rhythm. These rhythms, often based on a 16-beat cycle called the tintaal, are driven by drums and Indian percussion instruments. Learn more about the drums, beats, and traditions of North Indian (or Hindustani) classical music when drummer, percussionist, and composer Dan Piccolo visits the Downtown Library at 2 pm on Saturday, April 25. He will demonstrate the tabla drums and lead interactive exercises in exploring music.
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