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A Musical Journey Through Florida
October 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 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. Admission is free, no registration required. Reception to follow event.
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 Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Clewiston Museum. 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.
October 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm -
October 20, 2022 @ 8:30 pm