Sponsored by Friends of the Library, Warner Library is excited to host a number of jazz-related events throughout April, called Jazz in the Stacks. All events are open to Eastern
faculty, staff and students.
- Friday, April 5th, 10:30 p.m. to Midnight – Movie Night in Warner Library’s upper atrium showing the jazz film, Cotton Club. Free popcorn and drinks will be served. Bring your blankets and pillows!
- Saturday, April 13th, 8:30 p.m. – Coffee House with live music and poetry readings held in Jammin’ Jave Café. Jazz pianist Joe Holt will perform a 45-minute set, and Eastern faculty and students will read their poetry.
- Friday, April 19th, 5:45 p.m. – Friends of the Library Annual Dinner. All are invited to this evening of great New Orleans-inspired food and jazz concert. Performers include Eastern’s own Teresa Moyer and David Bryant. Additionally, the winners of the Jonathan Orr Essay will read their prize winning essays. Cost is $30 per person. View the invitation at http://bit.ly/FOL2013Dinner.
- Thursday, April 25th, 7pm to 9 p.m. – An Evening of Jazz Education. Come support Eastern history students as they provide an informative night about jazz history. Dr. Tyler Flynn’s jazz history class will present their jazz masters biographies. In addition live, accompanying music will be performed by Eastern students and staff to illustrate the particular style and songs of the jazz masters. Eastern jazz music student-ensemble and two faculty members will perform.
Each week I’ll post more details about the upcoming events, starting on Monday, April 1st. So check back often to learn more!!