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Homegrown Coffeehouse hosting Gypsy Jazz evening

The Homegrown Coffeehouse is set to host An Evening of Gypsy Jazz and the music of Django Reinhardt, featuring the jazz quartet 440, led by Tomoko Iwamoto, this Saturday, February 22, at 8:00 p.m. 440 expands the gypsy jazz tradition of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli with abidance swing standards from the era of Cole Porter,...
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Library to present Gershwin program

“The Genius of George Gershwin” will be presented by cultural historian Bruce Hambro at the Walpole Public Library, 143 School Street, on Tuesday evening, January 22, at 7:00. All the important songs of Gershwin and his brother, Ira, as well as George’s classical music, will be covered by audio and movie clips, rare photos, and...
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Rodgers and the Walpole Public Library

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Mount Rushmore is one of America’s national monuments that attracts millions of visitors each year. While the enormous sculpture features the faces of four U.S. presidents who had the greatest impact on the country, lecturer Bruce Hambro suggests there should be four different faces carved into the mountainside. “Richard Rodgers,”...
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WCS presenting Jan. 27 concert

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The Wellesley Choral Society (WCS) will present the second concert of its 70th anniversary season on Sat., Jan. 27, at 7:00 p.m. at the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 207 Washington Street. The entire concert is dedicated to American song - classical, popular and folk songs. It is entitled "Americana," a theme that the...
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