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Jazz De Luxe — Ted Lewis and the Jazz Age, 1916-1920

Published: June 10, 2017

The Ted Lewis Museum presents, “Jazz De Luxe – Ted Lewis & His Role in the Dawn of the Jazz Age, 1916-1920.” Speaker Mark Berresford will explore how the 20th century bandleader from Circleville popularized jazz music in Manhattan’s nightclub circuit. Berresford is a music producer and a collector of vintage cylinder… Read More


Discussion: Greek Revival Architecture, Ohio Statehouse

Published: April 26, 2017

Join featured speaker William Heyer, architect and noted classical architectural scholar, and Dayna Jalkanen, Deputy Director of Museum and Education of the Ohio Statehouse as they discuss the significance of the Greek Revival architecture. The event is April 26, 2017, from 7-9 p.m. at the Ohio Statehouse. They will also… Read More


Marion Library: Read Local! Author Fair

Published: March 25, 2017

Join Edgar Award-winning author Mindy McGinnis, as she delivers the keynote address to the Read Local! Author Fair at the Marion Public Library, 445 East Church Street, Marion, March 25 from 2 to 3 p.m. McGinnis is an assistant teen librarian, maintains a blog for… Read More


Everyday Humanities: Medieval Women and the Story of the European Witch

Published: March 7, 2017

C. Neufeld, PhD The Everyday Humanities series presents, “Medieval Women and the Story of the European Witch.”  Featured speaker Christine Neufeld, PhD, (pictured) will explore medieval-era hysteria about witchcraft. Her talk will also explore why women were a disproportionate of the convicted and executed as alleged witches. The public is invited… Read More


Opposing the All-Powerful State: Radical Pietism, Napoleonic Wars

Published: March 4, 2017

K. Aaslestad, PhD The Zoar Bicentennial Speaker Series presents, “Opposing the All-Powerful State: Radical Pietism during, and after, the Napoleonic Wars.” Speaker Katherine Aaslestad, Ph.D. (pictured) will discuss the role of 19th century German Separatists and the Napoleonic Wars had to the founding of Zoar Village. Aaslestad’s talk… Read More

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