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Special W.C. Handy Events @ Florence-Lauderdale Library

This is a reminder about all of the special W.C. Handy Events we will be having next week at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library. We hope you can join us!

Jazz it Up with Trash in Harmony with Nature
Monday, July 23, 10:00 am – 11:00am
Join special guest Microwave Dave as we make musical instruments from recycled materials. This hands-on activity is for children 3 and older. Sponsored by Florence Recycling Center, Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, Keep the Shoals Beautiful, Shoals Solid Waste Authority, Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, and Northwest Alabama R C & D Council.

Check Out the Blues
Monday, July 23, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy live music in the stacks by Howard Lamb & Friends! Lunch will be available for purchase at Bookmarks Coffee Shop. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jazz at the Library
Tuesday, July 24, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
John Edward Hasse will present a program on Louis Armstrong and W.C. Handy . Hasse is Curator of the Division of Culture and the Arts at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Sponsored by Anderson & Anderson, Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, and Music Preservation Society.

The Screening Room: Wattsax
Tuesday, July 24, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Join us for a screening of Wattsax (1973), starring the Staple Sisters, Luther Ingram, Mel and Tim, Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Little Milton, Johnnie Taylor, The Bar-Kays, Eddie Floyd, Albert King, Rance Allen, William Bell, and Frederick Knight, presented by Terry Pace with special guests Jimmy Johnson (guitarist) and David Hood (bassist) of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (schedules permitting). Sponsored by Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, Pillar of Fire, and Muscle Shoals Music Association.

A Conjoining of Ancient Song
Wednesday, July 25, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Willie Ruff presents “A Conjoining of Ancient Song”, a documentary about a rapidly vanishing form of congregational singing. Lunch will be available for purchase at Bookmarks Coffee Shop. Sponsored by the Music Preservation Society and Florence-Lauderdale Public Library.

The Screening Room: The Legends of Rock and Roll
Thursday, July 26, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Join us for a screening of The Legends of Rock and Roll (1989), with Bo Diddley, James Brown,
Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, Ray Charles and B.B. King, with Ken Lovelace,
Travis Wammack, Monkee Wammack, and Chuck Leavell, presented by Terry
Pace and special guests (schedules permitting) Ken Lovelace (Jerry Lee Lewis’ longtime band
leader, guitarist, and fiddler) and Travis Wammack (Little Richard’s former lead guitar player).

Sponsored by Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, Pillar of Fire, and the Muscle Shoals Music
The Screening Room: A Summer Salute: George Lindsey (1928-2012)
Sunday, July 29, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Join us for Part II of a special memorial tribute to University of North Alabama alumnus George Lindsey, featuring three of his finest television performances: The Rifleman: “Requiem at Mission Springs” (1963), also starring Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford and Patricia Blair; The Andy Griffith Show: “Goober Takes a Car Apart” (1965), also starring Andy Griffith, Howard McNear, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier and Larry Hovis; and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: “The Jar” (1964), directed by Norman Lloyd and based on the story by Ray Bradbury, also starring Pat Buttram, Collin Wilcox, James Best, Slim Pickens, Jane Darwell, William Marshall, Jocelyn Brando, Carl Benton Reid and Billy Barty. Program presented by Terry Pace and sponsored by Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, Pillar of Fire, and the Muscle Shoals Music Association.

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