Martin County Library System Press Releases

January 22, 2014

2014 Elisabeth Lahti Concert Series continues March 1 with the Rowdy Micks at the Peter and Julie Cummings Library–TICKETS NO LONGER AVAILABLE

For immediate release: January 22, 2014
Contact: Samuel McKee, Martin County Library System, 772-463-3205

The Rowdy Micks will perform traditional celtic music March 1 at 2:00 p.m. at the Peter and Julie Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Ave, Palm City, as part three of a four-part concert series underwritten by Elisabeth Lahti.

Free tickets are required and available for pickup at the Peter & Julie Cummings Library beginning February 25. [TICKETS NO LONGER AVAILABLE]

The Rowdy Micks, together since 2002, perform traditional Celtic music along Florida’s Treasure Coast. The five-member group consists of Mick Geever, piper and lead singer; John Millroy, percussionist and vocalist; Kathy Porter-Zogran, fiddler and program director; Peggie O’Neill, fiddler; and Rowdy Carlton, guitarist and backup vocalist.

The next concert in the Elisabeth Lahti Concert Series will be Paraguayan harpist Marcos Vega with guitarist Clark Hower on April 12.

For more information, call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any library location, or visit the library website at http://www.library.martin.fl.us.

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January 8, 2014

OrisiRisi African Folklore to perform Drum Stories at Elisabeth Lahti and Robert Morgade libraries Feb 1

For immediate release: January 7, 2014
Contact: Samuel McKee, Martin County Library System, Public Relations, 772-463-3205

On Saturday, February 1, OrisiRisi African Folklore will be performing “Drum Stories” at two Martin County library locations. There will be a late-morning performance at Robert Morgade Library, 5851 SE Community Dr, Stuart, at 11 am and a mid-afternoon performance at Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 SW Adams Ave, Indiantown, at 3 pm. These performances encourage the attendance of all ages!

Pronounced (O-re-she-re-she), a Yoruba term meaning different things, African Folklore is a performing arts company formed in 1986 with the expressed purpose of sharing the beauty and poignancy of African life and culture. Having received critical acclaim far and wide for their unique, African-rooted, educational and entertaining presentations, Don Harrell and Nigerian born wife Tutu, co-produce and direct the many facets of their act. With varied African art OrisiRisi imparts different kinds of folk-knowledge and experiences to and for their audiences.

Drum Stories” is a joyous celebration including stories from the far corners of the African continent incorporating the tradition of audience participation with fun-filled call and response songs, spirited African drumming, and much more!

For more information, call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any library location, or visit the library website at www.library.martin.fl.us.

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