Speak your mind at this spoken-word freestyle open mic
hosted by More Than a Month. Your voice is your power!
Join Jonathan Tavares, associate curator of arms and armor for "Saints and Heroes: Art of Medieval and Renaissance Europe." In March 2017, after four years in the making, the Art Institute will open new galleries of Medieval and Renaissance art, arms and armor. Among the display's 425 pieces, armors for war and the joust will be mounted on newly sculpted horses, reproductions of renaissance costumes will be hand stitched and princely swords, armor and firearms cleaned, conserved and mounted.
Astonished audiences often ask Kenny White after a live
performance, "How come I've never heard of you?" when in fact, the pianist,
singer/songwriter, producer and arranger has been very well known in the
NYC recording scene for decades. He comes to the world of the touring
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 6 AT 7 PM
Join Chicago authors and journalists Bill Dal Cerro and David Anthony Witter to mark the 100th anniversary of the first jazz record, an historical American achievement noted in their book, Bebop, Swing and Bella Musica: Jazz and the Italian American Experience. Written by Dal Cerro and Witter, this 383-page book notes the recording of "Livery Stable Blues" in February 1917 by New Orleans cornetist Nick LaRocca and the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, recognized by music historians as the first jazz record.
Annual pizza party for the Friends of the Oak Park Public Library volunteers, thanking them for their help with the Annual Book Fair. Learn more at oppl.org/fair.