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Library News Release

Release Date: 10/16/2012

The Seattle Public Library celebrates Native American Heritage Month with flute artist and storyteller Gary Stroutsos Nov. 1

Gary Stroutsos

Flute artist and storyteller Gary Stroutsos will perform songs from the Zuni, Navajo and Salish cultures from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.

 

Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.

 

This event also includes a screening of the film "Remembering the Songs," which features the music-makers of the Diné, Zuni and Salish communities.

 

Stroutsos' influences span rock, jazz, Latin, West African, Indian and Zen, in addition to his work with American Indian cultures throughout the West. He has more than 30 recordings to his credit, along with soundtracks for several films, including the Ken Burns PBS documentary "Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery."

 

This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, media sponsor The Seattle Times and presented in partnership with the FriendShop. Music CDs will be available for purchase and signing.

 

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director
206-386-4103


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