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Musical Performance

If I were a Carpenter: The Life and Music of Karen Carpenter

Singer and cabaret artist Marianne Murphy Orland performs the songs of Karen Carpenter. Sunday November 29, 2 pm Reservation

A Christmas Canvas: Paintings of the Nativity Story

Slide Presentation

A broad look at an important tradition in art history by art historian Jeff Mishur of Art Excursions. Wednesday December 2, 7pm Reservation

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