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Free Bernstein Birthday Bash & Movie Screening

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Join the world-wide festivities at this event honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein, one of America’s greatest composers and conductors. ESO Music Director Andrew Grams will kick-off the FREE celebration with a few words about Bernstein, who was long-time music director of the New York Philharmonic, and composed music for several films. He is most well known for his work on WEST SIDE STORY, which WILL BE SHOWN AT THIS EVENT. Grab a bite to eat from the Library café while you enjoy the movie! Birthday cake will be served and guests will receive a special offer to ESO concerts May 5 & 6. Presented by the Elgin Symphony Orchestra and Gail Borden Public Library. Please register at GailBorden.info