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Friends of the Library Series: “Hard Luck, Good Times”

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

The Friends of the Library Fall series is “Hard Luck, Good Times . The theme of the series is that despite (or perhaps because of) the ‘hard times’ of the 1930s, Charleston saw a flourishing of cultural, artistic and political activities. Dates have not been confirmed, but here’s the current plan

Porgy and Bess: “Plenty of Nuttin”
Speaker: Harlan Greene

Little known facts about the play which premiered on Oct 10, 1935

Dock St Theatre (A WPA project, now undergoing another major renovation)
Speakers: Christopher G. Parham, Theatre Manager

Jazz in the Lowcountry … and beyond
Location: Avery Research Center
Speaker: Karen Chandler

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