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Meet Jacob Velazquez. He's got a busy upcoming weekend. The nine-year old boy from Pembroke Pines won't be zooming around on his scooter or dialing up his favorite video games.

From Civvies to Trenches: A Commemoration of America's Entry into World War IFriday, April 14, 20176:30 PM - 8:30 PM (ET)Evans Library Lobby (area A)A free event commemorating the 100th year anniversary of the US entry into WW 1 featuring a panel discussion.

SCPA  hosts a panel of well-informed and motivated citizens who are trying to defend our planet, our nation, and our community.

Speakers:

Matt Culver

In 1955, Jascha Heifetz, Fritz Reiner, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra set out to record the Brahms Violin Concerto in D major. RCA engineers made two simultaneous recordings of the performance, one on the standard equipment of the day, the other on the new stereophonic tape machines, knowing that -- one day -- consumer playback equipment would catch up with the then-state-of-the-art studio technology that they employed.

King Center for the Performing Arts

At age 79, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city’s halcyon days of electric blues. Buddy Guy has received 7 Grammy Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award, 34 Blues Music Awards (the most any artist has received), the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement, a Kennedy Center Honor, and the Presidential National Medal of Arts.

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