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McLib's Evenings Upstairs Series 2020 Preview
By WestKyStar & McLib Staff
PADUCAH - McCracken County Public Library has planned its January through August 2020 Evenings Upstairs Series. 
  
January 16
7-8:30 pm 
Season Kick-off: A Solo Performance
with Veteran Singer, Multi-instrumentalist Terry Mike Jeffrey
Terry Mike is especially known world-wide for his presentation of Elvis Presley’s music.
                                                                                                         
February 20
7-8 pm
In Honor of Black History Month the public is invited to join in a discussion of an important part of African-American history & culture : The Fisk Jubilee Singers ®
The Original Fisk Jubilee Singers®, Their Tour and Their Music.
Led by  Paul T. Kwami D.M.A., Musical Director of the Fisk Jubilee Singers ®, & Mike Curb Jubilee Singers Endowed Chair
 
March 26
7-8 pm
Kennedy Comes to Kentucky
Led by Dr. Sean McLaughlin, Special Collections & Exhibit Director Murray State University
Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities                                                                                                  

April 23
7-8 pm
In celebration of the anticipated Spring 2020 launch of our new bookmobile !
History of Bookmobile Service in Kentucky
Led by Wayne Onkst, Kentucky Writer & Retired State Librarian
Co-sponsored the Kentucky Humanities 
 
May 14
7-8 pm
The Future of News
Led by Tom Eblen, Journalist, Editor, Writer, & Photographer.
Eblen  is a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.
Co-sponsored by Kentucky Humanities
 
June 4
7-8 pm
Kentucky Faith: A Treasure Chest
This visual and hands-on presentation travels through the Bluegrass to show diverse elements of Kentucky’s rich religious history
Led Jacqueline Hamilton, Professor of English Eastern Kentucky University
Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities & The Friends of the Library
 
July 9
7-8 pm
Chautauqua Event -Jemima Boone: Life on the Frontier, 1762-1834
Portrayed by Betsy Smith, co-director of the Kentucky Educational Speech and Drama Association
Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities & The Friends of the Library
 
August 13
7-8 pm
The Beverly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story Behind Kentucky's Worst Disaster
Led by author Robert Webster
Webster was recognized with a 2013 Kentucky History Award for his Beverly Hill Supper Club book, the culmination of six years of work. Webster brings new details, research, artifacts and photos.
 
All programs are free and open to the public
 
For more information, call Bobbie Wrinkle 270-442-2510 ext. 119 or email: bwrinkle@mclib.net
 

Published 09:28 PM, Sunday Oct. 13, 2019
Updated 09:29 PM, Sunday Oct. 13, 2019

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