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The Last Waltz

The Last Waltz DVD coverNew Carrollton Branch

Thursday, December 4, 2 pm 

(PG, 1978; 117 minutes)

The Last Waltz was a concert by the rock group, The Band, held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. The Last Waltz was advertised as The Band's "farewell concert appearance." At the concert, The Band was joined by more than a dozen special guests: Paul Butterfield, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Ringo Starr, Ronnie Hawkins, Dr. John, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Muddy Waters, Ronnie Wood, Neil Diamond, Bobby Charles, The Staple Singers and Eric Clapton. The event was filmed by Director Martin Scorsese, made into a documentary of the same name, and released in 1978.

 

Author Lauren Francis-Sharma

Til the well runs dry book cover

Oxon Hill Branch
Wednesday, December 3, 7 pm

Lauren Francis-Sharma, the author of 'Til The Well Runs Dry, will talk about her acclaimed novel that takes place in Trinidad and reveals the impact of family secrets on the relationships of the characters in the story.

 

Connect the Dots Dance Company Presents: The Nutcracker

NutcrackerHyattsville BranchBallet dancers

Wednesday, December 3, 6 pm

Connect the Dots Dance Company will perform selections from The Nutcracker. Come join us for an evening of family-friendly ballet.