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Florence Community Library

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778 N. Main St.
Florence, AZ 85132 United States
520-868-7040 http://www.florenceaz.gov/library

January 2019

How the Piano Keyboard Changed the World – Florence

January 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Florence Community Library, 778 N. Main St.
Florence, AZ 85132 United States
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Invented in Ancient Greece, keyboards allow an individual to play all the voices or music, replacing an orchestra or a choir. Keyboards are such a powerfully disruptive technology that they changed the very language of music, and allowed for some of the most beautiful music in human history to be created. Found all over the world, the keyboard is one of the most democratizing forces in music, allowing music to be experienced and created by all societal groups. There is…

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February 2019

Celebrities, Artists…and Good Places to Drink (Florence)

February 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Florence Community Library, 778 N. Main St.
Florence, AZ 85132 United States
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Arizona has always been a geographical muse for writers, artists and composers, as well as a getaway for the rich and famous.  In this talk, learn about some of the people who have had adventures, weddings and unusual experiences here, while also learning about some of the places they lifted a glass, and why you might want to follow their example. During 35 years in newspaper, magazine and broadcasting, Lisa Schnebly Heidinger discovered that “journalism is history on the fly,”…

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Hellraising, Heroic and Hidden Women of the Old West (Florence)

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Florence Community Library, 778 N. Main St.
Florence, AZ 85132 United States
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Although history tries to tell us ONLY men settled the Old West, that is shattered by Jana’s verbal tour through some of the amazing women who made all the difference. Any woman who came West in the 1800s had to be full of grit and spit to survive and Jana has collected the stories of dozens of women who prove it. Ever heard of Donaldina Cameron or Biddy Mason? Sharlot Hall or Pearl Hart—Arizona’s infamous stagecoach robber? Jana reveals the…

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