Chautauqua Talk: Georgia O’Keeffe

    Hughes Main Library SC

    Martha Severens explores the life of Georgia O'Keeffe in this Chautauqua Talk, with a Q&A to follow. Georgia O’Keeffe was an independent woman who broke the rules and forged her own unique place in the world of arts. Her style is familiar from the bold, miraculous canvases that gave rise to her legend.

    Chautauqua Talk: The Magical Life of Harry Houdini

    Hughes Main Library SC

    Larry Bounds explores the life of Harry Houdini in this Chautauqua Talk, with a Q&A to follow. Harry Houdini, from his birth to his death, led a life of mystery and controversy. He was a world renowned magician, an escape artist, an author, and an avid collector and historian. Nearly a hundred years since his […]

    Rosa Parks: a talk by Teresa Cobsy, J.D.

    Hughes Main Library SC

    Teresa Nesbitt Cosby is an Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Furman University. Her specialty is constitutional law and racial and ethnic politics. Her J.D. is from Howard University. Ms. Cosby was the law clerk of retired United States Magistrate Judge William M. Catoe, Jr., she has served as an Assistant Deputy Attorney General […]

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    Bela Fleck Banjo Documentary “Throw Down Your Heart”

    Hughes Main Library SC

    Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 pm Hughes Main Library Free Enjoy a screening and discussion on the film "Throw Down Your Heart" a documentary from 2008 which was funded solely by sixteen-time GRAMMY winner Bela Fleck at the Greenville Library.  The film connects the rich cultural origins of the banjo in Africa and the Caribbean […]

    Teddy Roosevelt Talk Presented by Chautauqua History Comes Alive

    Hughes Main Library SC

    Winter Chautauqua kicks off the 2020 theme of “Reinventing America,” with Teddy Roosevelt. What better way to “Reinvent America” then with the Rough Rider, Nobel Prize winning President who stepped down at the height of his popularity to four years later bolt the Republican Party and challenge his hand picked successor? In ninety days, Roosevelt’s […]

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