An Evening of Jazz with the Daniel Bennett Group
August 7, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
A rare performance in Virginia by this New York City trio voted “Best New Jazz Group” in Hot House Magazine. Billed as "synergistic jazz" by NPR, saxophonist Daniel Bennett has been hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation.
Exhibit: Virginia Women in History
Monday, August 20 – Thursday, September 27
This special exhibit from the Library of Virginia recognizes and celebrates eight women—past and present—for their accomplishments in all walks of life. This year’s exhibit includes poet Rita Dove and educator Isabella Gibbons, both from Charlottesville.
Marii Hasegawa: Gentle Woman of a Dangerous Kind
Wednesday, August 22, 7:00 - 7:30 PM
A documentary film about Marii Hasegawa who is honored in the Virginia Women in History exhibit. Hasegawa emigrated from Japan to California in 1919 and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, only to be incarcerated in American concentration camps after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. After WWII, Hasegawa moved to Virginia and quietly began working for peace and human rights over the course of sixty years.