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All You Need is Creativity: The Beatles' Creative Process
November 27 to December 11
In-person: Eureka

All You Need is Creativity: The Beatles' Creative Process


With Dr. Gary Glassman, Historian & Noted Beatleologist, and Dr. Blake Brown, Lecturer

Get an enjoyable delve into the Beatles individual and group odysseys -- their history, songs, and innovations. This class covers the history of the Beatles from their childhood to their final album, Abbey Road, with lecture, slideshow, music, film clips, lyrics, and class conversation.

Register for this class by 11/24/2023.

Mon., Nov. 27, Dec. 4 & 11 • 2-4 p.m.

In-person: Eureka

$65 • Class #: 44228

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Gary Glassman in front of book shelf

Gary Glassman

Dr. Gary Glassman has taught elementary and secondary language arts and history in Humboldt for the past three decades, and teaches history at the Northcoast Preparatory Academy. He was "Humboldt County Teacher of the Year" in 1996 and "Distinguished Teacher in Residence" in the Secondary Education department at HSU 2000-2001. He earned a master's degree in the humanities from CSU Dominguez Hills and his doctorate in education from the University of Laverne. His doctoral dissertation was "All You Need is Creativity: The Beatles Creative Process." Dr. Glassman is a musician and songwriter, and acknowledges that seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show as a wee lad began a lifelong love affair with the band.


Blake Brown

Blake Brown

Blake Brown, born and raised in Eureka, is a chemistry lecturer at Cal Poly Humboldt. Blake has been teaching science since 1985, in high schools, community colleges, and universities.  Blake is also a local musician, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and lifelong fan of Beatles music. Blake received the 1999 Marin Independent Journal’s “Leaders of the New Millennium” award for leadership in the environment and teaching.