Tremont Road - Main Library

Sunday Film Club -- Movies of the Coen Brothers

Steve Hunt returns to discuss O Brother where art thou? In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. This modern satire is loosely based on Homer’s Odyssey, and it is one of the Coen Brothers most popular films.

PG-13 106 min. 2000

Related: Big Lebowski

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Youth Chess Club

For students in grades 3-6. Checkmate! Chess lovers of all levels are welcome to join our Youth Chess Club. Our local teen experts will moderate, help beginners and suggest strategies to players. Registration is required and begins two weeks prior.
Related Reading: Play Better Chess by Rosalyn Katz

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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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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Sunday Film Club -- Movies by the Coen Brothers

Come to view and discuss Barton Fink, another great movie by Ethan & Joel Coen. Steve Hunt will present the 1991 American period film written, directed and produced, by the brothers. Set in 1941, it stars John Turturro in the title role as a New York playwright who is enticed to go to Hollywood to write for the movies and in the process discovers the harsh truth of the tinsel town.
1991 116 min. R
Miller’s Crossing

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Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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