Appalachian Fusion @ The Bardavon

Event date: 
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The Bardavon
35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Presented by Bardavon & The Poughkeepsie Public Library District’s NEA BIG READ

A lively mix of Appalachian music and dance with the Vanaver Caravan blended with images from the FDR Library collection, plus readings from Ron Rash’s Burning Bright featuring Actor’s Studio veteran Maggie Low, stage, film and TV actor Michael Kingsbaker plus Mount Academy student Gavin Maendel reading from Mary Knight’s Saving Wonder.

Copies of both featured books will be available for purchase at this event by Oblong Books & Music.

FREE! Open to the public.

The BIG READ is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) created to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary books that reflect many different voices and perspectives, the NEA Big Read aims to inspire conversation and discovery.

Burning Bright: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061804120
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - February 1st, 2011

Saving Wonder Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545828932
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - February 23rd, 2016

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