Join The Music Settlement for the first installment of their Listen: Learn Series @ TMS Ohio City, the new music appreciation classes for adults!

The Music Settlement (2610 Detroit Avenue Cleveland) present ‘The Beatles – Beyond the Music’ this Wednesday Nov 7 and every Wednesday through Nov 28 at 7 p.m.

Come navigate beyond the “traditional” history of The Beatles, exploring the historical, political, social, and economic contexts of the band and their music. Learn to develop musicology skills with instructor Mark Zach, who traveled to Liverpool and received his Master’s Degree in Popular Music studying The Beatles.

The 9-week course only costs $135 to participate. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Ages 18 and up. To register, call (216) 421-5806 ext. 100 or e-mail

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