Arts, humanities programs come to Wake libraries

Posted On 30 May 2013

WAKE COUNTY — The Wake County Public Libraries host the following arts and humanities activities during June:

Groovin’ in the 60s

Wake County Public Libraries will host local musicians Bruce Emory and Roland Hill for a musical flashback to the 1960s. Illustrative hits from the 60s such as Here Comes the Sun, Wichita Lineman and Crystal Blue Persuasion demonstrate the range and variety of music from this memorable decade. The sessions are free to the public, begin at 2 p.m. and will last approximately one hour.
The performance at the East Regional Library, 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, is Sunday, June 9. The performance at the North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh, is Saturday, June 15.

Learn about stained glass

Area artists in the medium of stained glass will be discussing the art form and demonstrating techniques during  June. The program compliments the arts and literature component of library programming for adult library members. Registration is requested by contacting the library of interest.
Stained glass artist Lisa Daly will be presenting at the East Regional Library Tuesday, June 11, 7 p.m. Call 919-217-5300 to register.
She will present at the North Regional Library June 26 at 7 p.m. Call 919-870-4000 to register.

How the Vietnam War shaped the 60s

Wake County Public Libraries will host discussions about the turbulent events and issues that help define the 1960s. Events are free of charge for adult library members, and registration is requested.
The African-American Experience in the Vietnam War presentation by retired Technical Sergeant Leonard “Hawk” Hunter will describe his experience in the U.S. Air Force, including his first impressions, racism in the military, his assigned missions and the dramatic impact of the Montagnard people on his life.
The presentation will be at the North Regional Library Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. Call the library to register.
The presentation will be at the East Regional Library June 30 at 2 p.m. Call the library to register.

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