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A Musical Journey Through Florida
February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This presentation takes audiences on a historical journey through the state, featuring performances of songs covering a wealth of historical events, characters, and folklore with in-depth storytelling about Ponce de Leon’s voyage to Florida in 1513, Henry Flagler’s building of the Florida’s East Coast Railroad, and more. Original songs come from Chris Kahl’s Florida-themed albums, Orange Blossom Memories and Sunshine Kid.
Chris Kahl is a Florida folk musician and storyteller. He wrote and recorded two Florida-themed albums, Orange Blossom Memories and Sunshine Kid. He performs statewide and presented for the Florida State Touring Roster, Florida Historical Society, Arts4All Florida, among others. He is a graduate of Rollins College.
This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available at the Stirling Road Branch Library. This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Music Club of Hollywood. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the aforementioned entities.
February 26 @ 2:00 pm -
February 26 @ 4:00 pm