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Workshop: Chords in Songwriting

Charles Kim of Old Town School of Folk Music will expand your technique with more options to create the song you want. Look at logic when chords want to move with a key; how chords affect the perception of melody and lyrics; study how to extend chords; investigate verses, choruses, pre-choruses, refrains, intros, outros and codas.

Event Date: 
May

Fragrant Spring Floral Arrangements

Barbara Ottolino will share how to create naturalistic spring “woodland” arrangements featuring unusual varieties of fragrant heirloom daffodils and other unfamiliar spring blooms. Learn where to order bulbs wholesale, how to integrate them into your landscape, and how to care for them as their numbers increase each year.

Event Date: 
Apr

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band,plays music inspired by turn-of-the-century immigrants whose Eastern European roots were replanted in the rich soil of early American jazz.The band has played throughout the US and Europe, including in Carnegie Hall and London's Barbican Centre. Maxwell Street has delighted audiences for over three decades with their joyous, soulful and humorous spin on Yiddish music.

Event Date: 
Apr

Luciano Antonio: Brazilian Trio

A musical tour of Brazil where Luciano contrasts rich and complex harmonies and melodies with simple rhythms against songs with simple harmonies and melodies and very complex rhythms.Offering dynamics ranging from pure solo guitar and voice to the full sound of Brazilian percussion.He has released several albums.

Event Date: 
May

Battle of the Books

Join your schools Battle of the Books team and compete at the Niles Public Library. Students should contact their school to find out how to get on a team. All competitors and their families are invited to a ceremony to honor the winning team and meet a guest author. Congratulations to last years winner, Stevenson School, and best of luck to all of our teams this year!

Event Date: 
Dec

Battle of the Books

Join your schools Battle of the Books team and compete at the Niles Public Library. Students should contact their school to find out how to get on a team. All competitors and their families are invited to a ceremony to honor the winning team and meet a guest author. Congratulations to last years winner, Stevenson School, and best of luck to all of our teams this year!

Event Date: 
Dec

Drama Club

Calling all Drama Kings and Queens, find your stage voice, and learn drama skills through fun theater games, skits and improvisation.

Event Date: 
Jan

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