First Friday Series, "Joey Leone's Blues History"
This one hour program led by music historian and acclaimed guitarist Joey Leone, along with two other musicians covers the history, influence, and impact of American blues music through songs, stories, and historical facts.
Over his long career, Joey has toured as a sideman guitar player for many high profile artists including Etta James, The Coasters, Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett, Chaka Khan, and many more.
Light refreshments will be served.
Kickin' the Kaiser
Speaker Michael Luick-Thrams presents The Kaiser; The Klan and the Cow War: The Lasting Legacy of Social Reactions in American's Heartland, 1914-34 which centers on the anti-German sentiment that developed during World War 1.
During this time, many German-Americans were assaulted, attached and eve lynched in a case from Illinois. Learn about this fascinating part of Iowa history over light refreshments.
This program is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment of Humanities...
Peter Fletcher Classical Guitarist
Recorded professional classical guitarist Peter Flectcher returns for a recital featuring works by de Marica, Mudarra, J. S. Back, Vivaldi, Paganini, Mompou, Walton, Tarrega, and Albeniz.
Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Come a bit early to ensure your seat.