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2014 Hackley Lecture Series
All lectures are free and open to the public.

Jimi Hendrix: Purple Haze
Wednesday, April 30, 6:00 p.m.
This lecture will analyze the life of this Rock & Roll guitar legend.    

James Brown: Soul Brother Number 1
Wednesday, June 11, 6:00 p.m.   
This lecture will focus on the life of the Godfather of Soul.

Jazz Giants: John Coltrane
Wednesday, August 27, 6:00 p.m.
The lecture will explore the musical legacy of John Coltrane.

Ike & Tina Turner: A Fool in Love
Wednesday, September 17, 6:00 p.m.
This lecture will look at the musical careers of this powerful singing duo.

Bob Marley & the Reggae Revolution
Wednesday, November 12, 6:00 p.m.  
This lecture will focus on Bob Marley and the legacy of Reggae Music.

Hackley Collection Annual Open House on Noel Night
Saturday, December 6, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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