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Musicians Donna and Kelly Mulhollan (the band Still on the Hill) will share fascinating stories and original songs about Ed Stilley who made guitars from scrap wood. Seven of Ed Stilley's unique handmade instruments will be on display, including one that you touch and play yourself. Donna and Kelly's book “True Faith, True Light: The Devotional Art of Ed Stilley” will be available for purchase and signing. Learn more at www.stillonthehill.com/edstilley. Adults and teens.
Bring a brown bag lunch and join us to discuss “Don't Start Me Talkin’” by Tom Williams. This comedic road novel tells the story of Brother Ben, the only remaining True Delta Bluesman, as he embarks on his final North American tour. Set in contemporary society, Brother Ben's protégé Silent Sam Stamps narrates an episodic 'last ride,' that reveals America's complicated relationship with African-American culture.
Get ready for True/False Film Fest at the library with the help of 102.3BXR and KFRU. You'll get a step-by-step explanation of all things True/False, including a Q&A session with fest organizers and an exclusive sneak peek at a few films before the schedule is released. Find additional parking in the library's north lot.
The Academy Award-nominated "Cutie and the Boxer" is a moving account of the chaotic and unconventional 40-year love affair and creative partnership between action painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko, also an artist. This documentary, directed by Zachary Heinzerling, was featured at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and the 2013 True/False Film Fest. Shown in collaboration with POV, PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series (www.pbs.org/pov). Watch the trailer at films.dbrl.org. Adults and teens.