Anyone who remembers a family button box, buttons on a family member's uniform, or the days before zippers and velcro took over, this program is for you. Add in those who see buttons as art! All are welcomed to celebrate and enjoy the beauty and history of button collecting and manufacturing brought to you by the CT State Button Society, Hartford Area.
Join us and view (or re-view) American Sniper. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind. The film is rated R and is based on a book, available in a variety of formats @ your library.
Join us for third in a 6-part series about gender, appearance, identity, traditional ideas of masculinity or femininity, reinvention, and personal journeys. Discuss Ann Patchett'sThis Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. Marsha Bansavage, scholar from the Connecticut Humanities Council, leads the discussion. The series is funded by memorial donations made in the name of Suzanne Brady, devoted teacher, literacy champion, and friend to literature.
Welcome New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee Marc Black for a tour of music from the '50s and '60s, two defining decades of American culture and songs. This free program will encourage listeners to le-live songs such as "Itsy-Bitsy, Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" and "Blowin' in the Wind," as well as tunes by artists ranging from Dean Martin to George Harrison.
Instrumental guitarist Peter Biedermann performs in a musical showcase covering a variety of genres and disciplines. Based in Green Valley, AZ, Biedermann has been composing and performing for over 35 years and plays a variety of 6 and 12 string guitars to deliver sounds that seem both familar and entirely original. Fans of intrumental guitar or artists such as Davey Graham, John Fahey, Alex de Grassi, Leo Kottke, Ralph Towner and Michael Hedges will certainly enjoy the music.