Scene Clips for April 19, 2006
The Park City Library Great Books Club will hold its next meeting Thursday, April 20, at 3:30 p.m. to discuss its most recent subject, "The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century," by Thomas L. Friedman.
The public is welcome at the event. Each month, the Great Books Club will examine a "free read" book selected by the group. In May, the group will read the book, "Clashes of Culture" an anthology that includes selections from W.E.B. DuBois’s "The Souls of Black Folk" along with works by Jonathan Swift, poet Derek Walcott and questions about E.M. Forester’s "Passage to India" and Jean Rhys’ "Wide Sargasso Sea."
Those interested may sign up to purchase "Clashes of Culture" at the Park City Library for $20. The Great Books Club meets the third Thursday of every month at 3:30 p.m. For more information about the club, call 615-5600.
Glenn Miller Orchestra arrives at Egyptian April 30
Sunday, April 30, the Glenn Miller Orchestra will visit the Egyptian Theatre Company for a pair of shows at 2 and 7:30 p.m.
Founded by the late Glenn Miller in 1938, the orchestra is famous for its World War II-time hits like "Chattanooga Choo Choo," "Stardust" and "Moonlight Serenade." Founded in its current incarnation in 1956 and led by trombonist Larry O’Brien, the show will offer classic big-band tunes for all ages.
Tickets for the show range from $12 to $27 and are available through the Egyptian Theatre Company box office at 649-9371 or online at http://www.parkcityshows.com.
9 Hole League to hold reception, fashion show
Last week, the Park City Municipal Golf Course 9 Hole League announced that it would hold a "Welcome Back Cocktail Reception," including a spring fashion show, Tuesday, May 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Sleigh. The event is open to current league members and those who are interested in joining; tickets are $20. For more information, call Judy at 658-4605.
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