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Spotlight on Excellence     June 2013

What's New at the Hartford Public Library

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Tonight – JoeSam. ARTWalk Opening Reception!

Date: Friday, June 14, from 6 to 8 p.m

Location: ARTWalk, Downtown Library

The ARTWalk will open a new show of paintings by renowned American painter and mixed-media artist JoeSam. In partnership with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture at the Wadsworth Atheneum of Art. "Art for the Rest of Us" will open with a special artist's reception in the ARTWalk on the Library's third floor. Jazz pianist Taino Pacheco will perform during the reception. Admission is free and all are welcome. The exhibition will be on view until August 9. Come and be dazzled!
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Time for Mozart on Main Street
Date: Wednesday, June 19 @ Noon

Location: Atrium, Downtown Library

As part of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra (HSO) program called "Musical Dialogues Series," HSO and Hartford Public Library will host the free musical performance "Mozart on Main Street" from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, in the Atrium of the Downtown Library. The HSO A Piacere String Quartet will play the Mozart Chamber work String Quartet No. 19 in C Major. A second group of HSO performers will play Mozart's Oboe Quartet in F Major. In addition to the musical performances, there will be an opportunity to talk with the artists. The purpose of "Musical Dialogues," which is sponsored by Travelers Insurance, is to present live, classical music performances for free to the community in an effort to engage a broader representation of Hartford.
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One happy Big Summer Night 2013
Date: Thursday, June 20 @ 5:30 p.m.

Location: Connecticut Convention Center

Join us on June 20, 2013, for One happy Big Summer Night featuring Henry Winkler, actor, director, producer, philanthropist, and New York Times best-selling author. Proceeds from the evening benefit the thousands of adults, children and families served by the Library.
For further information, please contact Anne Farrow,
Communications Director, at

860.695.6296 or by email at afarrow@hplct.org


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