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Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Early women of the blues


Singer/songwriter Kirsten Thien will perform select songs from Ida Cox, Ma Rainey, Alberta Hunter and Bessie Smith as well as a few of her original contemporary Blues songs at the Lynbrook Public Library on Sept. 21 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thien will also describe how these women were key to bringing the Blues feeling to the greater public. This event is free and no registration is required