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Appalachian Fusion at the Bardavon Opera House (FREE)

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Left: The Vanaver Caravan taken by Lois Greenfield. Right Top: Academy Award Winner, Melissa Leo. Bottom Right: Academy Award Nominee, Michael O’Keefe.

Left: The Vanaver Caravan taken by Lois Greenfield. Right Top: Academy Award Winner, Melissa Leo. Bottom Right: Academy Award Nominee, Michael O’Keefe.

APPALACHIAN FUSION

Presented by Bardavon & The Poughkeepsie Public Library District’s NEA BIG READ

A lively mix of Appalachian music and dance with The Vanaver Caravan blended with images from the FDR Library collection, plus readings from Ron Rash’s Burning Bright and Mary Knight’s Saving Wonder , read by Academy Award winner Melissa Leo and Academy Award nominee Michael O’Keefe.

The BIG READ is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) created to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary books that reflect many different voices and perspectives, the NEA Big Read aims to inspire conversation and discovery.

Earlier Event: October 13
Italian Festival