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Paul Manship: Art Deco Sculptor

If you have ever seen the Prometheus sculpture at Rockefeller Center in New York City, you are already aware of the work of American sculptor, Paul Manship. In this program, we will learn about Manship’s early training, his wide-ranging interests in art history and how he synthesized these elements into a unique style that led to his becoming one of the earliest Art Deco artists in America.

Instructor is Ann Shifflet of the Columbus College of Art and Design.

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Friday, February 20, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Live at the Library: Miller Kelton

Miller Kelton’s original music ranges from a gritty, local blend of Americana country rock to a more upbeat guitar pop. With two albums and an EP under their belt, Miller Kelton has received critical acclaim and has garnered both national and international airplay.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Live at the Library: Grassahol

Grassahol is a five-piece, acoustic band from Central Ohio. Their songs reflect the many musical influences of the band members – bluegrass, Americana, folk, blues, jazz and even rock. Grassahol’s music mixes the old with the new and adds in a full measure of original material. With their high-energy sounds and their tight vocal harmonies, Grassahol is fun to listen to.

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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Explore: Myanmar

After nearly half a century of economic stagnation and heavy-handed rule by a military government, change is underway in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Myanmar is finally opening up to tourists and Gene Gilliom was fortunate to lead two groups to Myanmar last year.

Gene Gilliom shares his stories and stunning photos of those two unique travel experiences. Highlights include the beautiful Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, hundreds of ancient pagodas and temples in Bagan, village life experienced during a several day cruise on the fabled Irrawaddy River, and the unforgettable beauty of Inle Lake.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Live at the Library: The Ramshacklers

The Ramshacklers features members of both The Spikedrivers and the Hoo Doo Soul Band. Their music draws from R&B, soul and American rock that has made these bands staples of the Columbus music scene. If you love the blues and soul music of the 60’s and 70’s, you will find your self tapping a toe along to the Ramshacklers.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Family Forts After Hours

Join us after the library has closed to build a fort with your family. Please bring your own building materials of blankets, sheets, pillows, etc. We will provide flashlights, a snack, and plenty of books for family fort reading! Registration as a family group is required and begins January 10.

All ages, Maximum of 10 family groups, 60 min.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Tamara De Lempicka: Art Deco Icon

Come and learn about Tamara de Lempicka, a Polish-born artist whose paintings and glamorous, jet-setting lifestyle have come to embody the Art Deco art and design movement in the early 20th century. We will feature many of Lempicka’s best-known paintings and discuss how her long, fascinating life influenced her work and piqued the interest of viewers for decades.

Instructor is Ann Shifflet from Columbus College of Art and Design.

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Live at the Library: The Saturday Giant

Back by popular demand! One man band, The Saturday Giant, brings music to the computer age with a result that includes elements of rock, folk, hip hop, and pop . The Saturday Giant uses looping technology to create live feeds of different instruments during his performance that allow him to build complex music as a solo act.

Listen to The Saturday Giant at http://thesaturdaygiant.bandcamp.com/

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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