Here’s the Schedule for the Winter/Spring 2017 Music and Dance Series at the Irondequoit Library

January 5th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Here’s the Schedule for the Winter/Spring 2017 Music and Dance Series at the Irondequoit Library ·

musicnoteThe Irondequoit Public Library has booked several talented performers for our Winter/Spring 2017 Music and Dance Series… and we hope you can join us!

Whether you’re interested in ukuleles, dulcimers, or a jazzy arrangement of Rage Against the Machine, we promise that these musicians are like nothing you’ve ever heard.

More concerts will be announced soon!

Date Performer Description
Thursday
January 19
7:00 PM
The Rochester Ukulele Orchestra Local musicians will perform a smattering of music, from folk and classical, to pop and rock, on their ukuleles. Don’t miss this unique concert!
Thursday
February 16
7:00 PM
The Striking Strings Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble Under the direction of Mitzie Collins and Linda Taggart, a dozen musicians will perform folk tunes and songs from Ireland, Scotland, and Western New York on hammered dulcimer, fiddle, bass, penny whistle, flute, and accordion.
Sunday
March 12
2:00 PM
Andy and Judy The husband and wife duo from Bridgewater, Massachusetts will perform original songs and well-known folk music from John Prine, Bob Dylan, Ian and Sylvia, and Peter, Paul & Mary.
Sunday
April 2
2:00 PM
Eastman School of Music Students Everyone is welcome to a concert of classical music performed by talented Eastman students.
Monday
May 15
7:00 PM
The Rita Collective Performs World Jazz A local chamber group that plays original and world music with a jazz slant on bass clarinet, marimba, acoustic bass, and percussion. Listen to melodies from the Middle East or Africa, re-invented jazz tunes, and re-imagined pop tunes from Rage Against the Machine, or the Beatles.
Sunday
June 25
2:00 PM
The Gibbs Street Guitar Duo “From Bach to Brazil—Musical Masterpieces for Two Guitars”

Two faculty members from the Eastman School of Music will perform works of Bach, Lhoyer, Tedesco, and Gnatalli written for two guitars.

Program Alert: Making Random Act of Kindness Bookmarks (12/12/16)

December 9th, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Program Alert: Making Random Act of Kindness Bookmarks (12/12/16) ·

Are you interested in making one-of-a-kind bookmarks for the community? Then join us on Monday, December 12, for our program, Making Random Act of Kindness Bookmarks. Give us a call at 336-6060 to register, or register online now.

Making Random Act of Kindness Bookmarks
Monday, December 12, at 7:00 PM

Anyone is welcome to join us as we make bookmarks to be offered to the community. It’s fun and easy! Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring stickers, stamps, yarn, and old greeting cards. The class will be taught by Kim DiPietro. Registration is required.

Program Alert: Master Happiness in 3 Steps (11/7/16)

November 4th, 2016 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · 2 Comments ·

Join us this Monday, November 7, for a presentation from Jodi Aman, a therapist who wants to help everyone get motivated on their path to happiness. “Master Happiness in 3 Steps” begins at 7:00 PM and we hope to see you there!

Master Happiness in 3 Steps: Deserve. Intend. Practice.
Monday, November 7, at 7:00 PM

Happiness is about getting rid of what’s not working and bringing in what feels good. Often, we do all the hard things in life instead of the easy things that have a far greater impact on our happiness. Jodi Aman shows you what to do, how to do it, and gets you motivated on the path to happiness.

Program Alert: The Rochester Radio Road Show (10/27/16)

October 24th, 2016 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Program Alert: The Rochester Radio Road Show (10/27/16) ·

If you listened to Rochester radio in the 60s and 70s, you probably remember the comedic stylings and great musical selections on “Palvino in the Morning.” Jack Palvino will discuss his long radio career at the Irondequoit Library on October 27 at 7:00 PM with Tom Proietti, the Resident Scholar in Media at St. John Fisher College. Registration is required, so if you’re interested in attending, please give us a call at 336-6060 or Register Online Now.

And in case you can’t make it, they’ll do it again on November 4th at 3:00 PM!

The Rochester Radio Road Show
Thursday, October 27, at 7:00 PM

You might have heard Jack Palvino’s voice on morning radio. Tom Proietti, Resident Scholar in Media at St. John Fisher College, will interview Jack about his time as a broadcaster in Rochester. Registration is required.

Program Alert: The Art of Photography (10/19/16)

October 18th, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Program Alert: The Art of Photography (10/19/16) ·

Do you want to learn how to take better pictures? Then join us tomorrow, October 19, for The Art of Photography, a presentation from local photographer Donald Menges. Registration is required, so if you’re interested in attending, please give us a call at 336-6060 or Register Online!

The Art of Photography
Wednesday, October 19, at 7:00 PM

Local photographer Donald Menges will share tips on improving your images, how to take good pictures with your phone, and basic composition techniques. If you’re interested in learning basic photography skills, this program is for you! Registration is required.

Come Experience PoetryMusic Tonight at the Library (10/6/16)

October 6th, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Programs, Teens · Comments Off on Come Experience PoetryMusic Tonight at the Library (10/6/16) ·

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PoetryMusic will be performing a unique concert that combines visual images, poetry, and music tonight at the Irondequoit Public Library. The band combines cello, vibes, percussion, and vocals to produce their signature sound. This “All Ages” show begins at 7:00 PM and we hope to see you here!