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'Syncopated City' will be presented Tuesday, April 8
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MONROE - The 2004 Michael Kantor documentary film "Syncopated City" from the series "Broadway: The American Musical," will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8 at the Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave. The film is the fifth in a series of seven film screenings being presented as a partnership between the Monroe Arts Center and the Monroe Public Library.

"Syncopated City" precedes the MAC performance of Two on Tap: A Tribute to Song and Dance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12.

Narrated by Julie Andrews, "Syncopated City" focuses on the 1920s, Broadway's most prolific era. The episode features interviews and on-camera commentary by historians, performers, writers, musicians and critics. A half-hour discussion, led by James Beaudry, will follow the movie from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Beaudry serves as executive director, producer and choreographer at Timber Lake Playhouse in Mt. Carroll, Ill.

All film screenings and discussions are free and open to the public. For more information, contact MAC at 608-325-5700, 888-596-1249 or at