|Music of the 80's|
Event Type: Adult Programs|
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:00 PM
Author and photographer Mike Hipple will talk about his book "80s Redux: Your Favorite Musicians Today", which features musicians who built the sonic landscape of the 80s. The book's nostalgic collection of portraits and interviews featuring more than 40 influential performers of the 80s including Lol Tolhurst from The Cure, Cindy Wilson from The B-52s, Robyn Hitchcock, punk pioneer Alice Bag, and Kristin Hersh from Throwing Muses. Get an intimate look at these hit makers' stories and find out what they are up to today. Who is still releasing critically-acclaimed records and touring? Find out who is living a bohemian lifestyle in a 100-year-old farmhouse. Mike Hipple is a Liverpool native and will come to the library live on skype from his current home in Seattle.
Participate in a Facebook contest where participants submit photos of themselves from the 80's and tell about a particular band or song that impacted them in some way and why. Winner of the contest will receive an autographed copy of the book compliments of the author.
Location: Carman Community Room
Presenter: Cindy Hibbert