The subject of this week's Fast Forward is pretending to go through the Outback in Australia with Didg Revolution at Marple Public Library.
BROOMALL–In this week's Fast Forward feature, we capture the young patrons who participated in Marple Public Library's recent Australia-Didgeridoo show last month. Watch these participants follow Raihan Alma of Didg Revolution go through the Outback in fast motion, hopping like kangaroos and slithering like snakes. Editor's note: Fast Forward is a fairly new feature for Marple Newtown Patch. Each week, we’ll take a slice of life in our community and put it on fast forward. We hope you’ll look for it every Thursday starting at 11 a.m.
Patch went out to the community to ask some young locals their take on a topic.
Marple Public Library recently held a program for young library patrons about Australia and didgeridoos in celebration of this year's countywide summer reading program, "One World, Many Stories." We sat down with a few kids after the show to talk about what they learned about the continent "down under." Your Kids Say is a video feature for Marple Newtown Patch. Each week, we’ll seek answers from local kids to see what they have to say on a certain topic. Last week, we asked kids all about barbecues.
Marple Public Library hosted a Didgeridoo-Australia show with Didg Revolution on July 26 as part of the county's summer reading program "One World, Many Stories."
BROOMALL–Koalas, kangaroos and kookaburras–those were just a few creatures that Raihan Alma of Didg Revolution introduced to the patrons, both young and old, at Marple Public Library on Tuesday evening. As part of Delaware County Library System's summer reading program this year, "One World, Many Stories," Marple library hosted an Australia-themed show featuring Alma's skills on the traditional Aborigine Australian instrument: the didgeridoo. The didgeridoo, traditionally made out of wood, is a long tube in which you blow air into one side of the tube, creating vibrations and, ultimately, sounds. "It's fantastic," said Melissa Anderson, children's assistant at the library. "It's amazing to have this kind of program." Alam, who traveled …