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« Wednesday August 17, 2005 »
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Start: 7:00 am

The free visual arts exhibition includes a collection of art created by 10 African American Detroit-based artists, each inspired by and representing black music: the music of West Africa, spirituals, gospel, blues, jazz, rhythm and blues, funk, and hip hop.Community events are planned throughout the exhibition and will include a two-week summer Rock N Art residency for young artists, a community mural project, artists’ development workshops, author/illustrator visits, second Friday night of the month programs featuring a Gospelfest, West African Drumming Dance, and the Hip Hop Culture and, three community and school residencies. The exhibition will be opened for school tours beginning September 19, highlighting a curriculum confluence of art, history, and music. The opening reception is Friday, June 17, all programs are free and open to the public. Call (216) 623-2822 or check the library’s website (www.cpl.org) for additional information and updates.

Start: 11:00 am

 Our Lips Are Sealed? Journalists and Confidential Sources
Linda Foley, President of The Newspaper Guild, and Irwin Gratz, President of Society of Professional Journalists

Start: 6:30 pm

Lake County has a $90 million/yr. farming industry and is twice as
productive farmland as any around the state. Despite the pressures of
urban sprawl, farm preservation efforts are underway. Hear from Tom
Rapini of Lake County Farmland Conservation Taskforce.