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August 2022

Stolen Moments Sarah Clay and the StarCats

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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The Jacob Edwards Library is pleased to host a concert in the Reading Room with Sarah Clay and the StarCats. The group consists of Draa Hobbs on guitar, Steve Bulmer on bass, and Sarah Clay on vocals. The theme of the evening's performance will be songs reminiscent of the sweet, serendipitous things that happen at summer camp, or when you venture off the beaten path. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Southbridge Local Cultural Council, a local agency which is…

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September 2022

Quintessential Brass Celebrates Composer John Williams

September 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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You are invited to join us for a free concert presented by Quintessential Brass who will be celebrating the 90th birthday of John Williams with many of his beloved movie themes and famous fanfares and marches, with music from Star Wars, Superman, ET, Jaws, Schindler’s List and others. Program will also include music from the movies Psycho, The Big Country, the Wizard of Oz, Blazing Saddles, Willy Wonka and TV shows such as Star Trek, the Thunderbirds, Peter Gunn and…

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Flamenco Boston – live guitar and dance performance

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! We welcome back Flamenco Boston who gave an outstanding performance on their last visit to the library. ANTONIO "TIRITI" TRAN is an upcoming flamenco guitarist in the New England scene and has worked with Flamenco Boston since 2009. Antonio has studied music since the age of 12 and has studied in Spain in Granada, Jerez, Sevilla, Malaga, and Alhaurina El Grande. Antonio has also worked with modern dancers from the Boston area, and he was featured…

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October 2022

Mark Wagner

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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Mark Wagner considers whether the anniversaries of the births of Donald Ross and Frederick Law Olmsted will reignite a discussion about civic investments and a return to golf ’s democratic roots and values. Mark Wagner Ph. D,  is a golf historian and the founding director of the Binienda Center for Civic Engagement at Worcester State University

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Book Talk with Itoro Bassey

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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Join us for a virtual presentation by Itoro Bassey who will discuss her recently published novel "Faith"  This novel is a coming of age story that follows several generations of women navigating identity, migration and expectation. Author Itoro Bassey is a Nigerian-American award-winning writer, playwright, cultural worker, educator, and the founder/executive director of Naija Meditate. She is a storyteller and journalist with over ten years of experience telling stories about the African immigrant and first-generation experience and the interior lives of ordinary women.…

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