Jim Rooney

Strafford's Town House Forum Debuts Thursday Night!


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Pat Alger and Jim Rooney discuss Poetry and Song

Come to Strafford's historic Town House at 7pm on Thursday August 3 for the initial Town House Forum, featuring Pat Alger and local icon Jim Rooney.

The boundaries between literature and music often intersect, and sometimes even blur. Musicians Pat Alger and Jim Rooney walk this fine line between poetry and song.
Pat Alger is an award-winning musician, prolific songwriter and Robert Frost scholar whose songs have been recorded by Garth Brooks, Nanci Griffith, Kathy Mattea, Dolly Parton, Lyle Lovett, and many others. Sharon's Jim Rooney is a musician, songwriter, chronicler, and Grammy-winning producer of Iris Dement, John Prine, Nanci Griffith, Bonnie Raitt and many more; he is the author of In It for the Long Run: A Musical Odyssey (2014).
Join us for an evening of lyrical discussion.

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While there is no charge for admission, donations will be welcomed at the door, to benefit the new books fund of the Morrill Memorial and Harris Library.

The Norwich Bookstore will sell current and past books by the authors. (Many of the books can be purchased at the bookstore in advance, and can be signed by the authors in August.)

For more information, please call (802) 765–4037.


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