When: Wed., Feb. 6, 6-8 p.m. 2019
Season premiere of My Favorite Lecture, hosted by HSU and Arcata Main Street, with the live event rebroadcast on KSHU! The Steel Drum is considered to be the last acoustic instrument ever invented by humankind. What were the unusual circumstances that led to the creation of this fascinating instrument in Trinidad & Tobago but nowhere else? Eugene Novotney, Ph.D, takes you on a journey through the unique history that led to the development of the Steel Drum in the southern Caribbean.