04/2020 Events

James Library & Center for the Arts
24 West Street
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-7100

Jazz Pianist Laszlo Gardony

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 7:30pm

Acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, and James Library favorite Laszlo Gardony returns to celebrate his live solo album La Marseillaise (Sunnyside Records) with a solo piano concert. Hailed by JazzTimes as “one of contemporary music’s truly original voices,” Laszlo’s performances convey the joy of inspired creation, audience connection, and moving spontaneous improvisations. Gardony’s concerts are one-of-a-kind performances drawing from deep feeling, prodigious technique, and a playful curiosity that thrives on interpreting each unique moment.

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James Library & Center for the Arts
24 West Street
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-7100

Railroad Magic, presented by Debbie O’Carroll

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 10:30am

Everyone loves trains and magic shows! Magician Debbie O’Carroll, in the role of a magical engineer, weaves colorful stage magic and zany comedy with fanciful yarns of people, places and creatures. Join the fun and imagine yourself on Debbie’s magic train as you learn about some amazing locations on the map of the United States! Free!

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Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

Plymouth 400 Commemoration Opening Ceremony

Friday, April 24, 2020

The Opening Ceremony of the Plymouth 400 Commemoration will be a two-hour event of historical content, musical headliners, interpretive readings, choreographed movement, original productions, and visual narratives to create a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. The Plymouth 400 Legacy Time Capsule will be introduced, and the first items will be placed inside by special guests. Honoring the past and celebrating the future, each of the commemoration themes – exploration, innovation, self-governance, religious expression, immigration, and thanksgiving – will be presented in creative ways.

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Spire Center for Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

An Evening with the David Bromberg Quintet

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 8:30pm

For Americana godfather David Bromberg, it all began with the blues. His incredible journey spans five-and-a-half decades, and includes - but is not limited to - adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, and music and life lessons from seminal blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, who claimed the young Bromberg as a son.

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Spire Center for Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

Anthony Geraci Featuring Dennis Brennan

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 8:00pm

Pianist/Hammond Organist/Composer Anthony Geraci has a long history in the American Blues Community. He is an original member of Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, and Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters-he has recorded with both Artists extensively. Anthony has been nominated for the prestigious Pinetop Perkins Piano Award for the last four years-2016/2017/2018/2019 by the Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN. 2019 has Anthony receiving nominations from Living Blues Magazine: Outstanding Musician-Keyboard,Traditional Blues Album/Blues Band of the Year and more.

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James Library & Center for the Arts
24 West Street
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-7100

Author Stephen Puleo: Voyage of Mercy

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 7:00pm

The remarkable story of the mission that inspired a nation to donate massive relief to Ireland during the potato famine and began America’s tradition of providing humanitarian aid around the world
More than 5,000 ships left Ireland during the great potato famine in the late 1840s, transporting the starving and the destitute away from their stricken homeland. The first vessel to sail in the other direction, to help the millions unable to escape, was the USS Jamestown, a converted warship, which left Boston in March 1847 loaded with precious food for Ireland.

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