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    City of Harrisburg Announces “Monday Blues” community engagement series at Reservoir Park

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    June 9th, 2014

    HARRISBURG -  The City of Harrisburg will launch “Monday Blues,” a new community engagement series of discussions at the Brownstone in Reservoir Park focused on art, history and Harrisburg culture.

    “Monday Blues” will be held each Monday from 6-7:30 p.m. beginning June 9.

    The schedule includes:

    June 9 -  Michael Doub shares his incredible collection of slavery artifacts. La Thonya Thames Taylor joins by  Skype to discuss Lorraine Carey’s “Price of a child”.

    June 16 – Dorothy King guides us through a viewing, dialogue and exchange regarding the book and film ” Inheriting the Slave trade Eric Jackson sings Freedom songs.

    June 23  – George Nagle shares his two part master work ” Year of Jubilee” which reveals the infrastructure of the Underground railroad and the role that Harrisburg played in the quest for freedom.  Short video documentaries on USCT are included in the evening.

    June 30  – Todd Mealey reveals the inner thoughts of William Howard Day in an evening of dialogue anchored by his compelling two part publication “Alien American”.  Actor Aaron Bomar reads and presents excerpts from Day’s writings and speeches. 
     
    For more information, contact Joyce M. Davis at jdavis@cityofhbg.com; or call 717 255 3015.

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