Brett Resnick, acclaimed pedal steel player and self-proclaimed honky tonk enthusiast, is coming home to Topeka for the weekend. Resnick, who currently resides in Nashville, will play a special show 4 p.m. Saturday Nov. 22 at the library’s The Edge.
Nothing’s as sweet as reading to the beat! Take a listen to a little ditty called Library Time – a celebration of everything awesome about your library!
A new employee at the library discovers that free movies and music can cure the doldrums of a heat wave and supply the soundtrack to the cooler breezes of the approaching fall.
“At last my love has come along . . .”
Step out of the summer heat and clap to the catchy grooves, sweet harmonies and upbeat lyrics of Slow Ya Roll, an energetic funk/soul/bluegrass/gospel/blues/jazz/rock/ reggae band here at the library.
Widely known as an award-winning country music artist, helping to pioneer that genre for African Americans, Charley Pride (b. 1938) had a baseball career before turning to music. Pride played in the Negro Leagues in the 1950s: some outfield, but he mostly pitched intimidating fastballs, sneaky curves and knuckleballs for teams including the Memphis Red […]