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February 7, 2013

Woodwind masters blowing into library Sunday


Ruth Harcovitz will perform “A Celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein” on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 2 pm. Known by some as Boston’s Julie Andrews,she sings selections from Sound of Music, Oklahoma, South Pacific, and The King and I.

The library’s next free, monthly Monday Movie will be shown Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. People attending the movie can enter to win the DVD. For more details and for this month’s selection, visit

“From Slave Spirituals to Hip Hop: Social and Political History of Music” will be presented Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. by Kevin Comtois, adjunct professor of Global Studies at Northern Essex Community College. The night is billed as a chance to “trace the evolution and social and political context of American popular music through four centuries ranging from slave spirituals, minstrelsy, blues, jazz, and rock and roll.”

All events are sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library.

For more information, visit, or call 978-623-8401, ext. 31 or 32.

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