Local musician Robert Everest presents Latin music program

Spend an hour touring the world through the guitar and voice of Robert Everest during his Latin music program at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Parmly on the Lake, 28210 Old Towne Rd., in Chisago City. The performance will be held inside the Chapel.

Everest, a Twin Cities native, will be playing music from multiple countries in several languages, with emphasis on Latin America, Southern Europe, and West Africa, along with a number of original compositions. In this performance he accompanies himself on the unique, seven-string Brazilian guitar.

Everest has been exploring the music of the world for nearly 30 years. He has delighted audiences from local and national venues to around the globe with his vast repertoire of acoustic world music, solo and multiple ensembles.

Presented by the East Central Regional Library, this project was funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Tax Season is Upon Us

Filing season for tax returns began on January 29th, 2018.

Tax forms are now available online.  East Central Regional Library has compiled online tax resources for you here.

We will post an update when all expected paper forms and instructions have arrived at East Central Regional Library branch locations.

Creating Music with Computers at Chisago Lakes Library

East Central Regional Library invites students of all grade levels and adults to an entertaining performance starring George Maurer and his presentation, Creating Music with Computers, at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5 at the Chisago Lakes Area Library in Chisago City.

Maurer is a performer, composer and producer, and he has toured the country to illustrate the impact on music in today’s culture while using today’s technology to enhance appreciation for the arts. Using his keyboard, microphone, and visual display, he shows how music is composed using computers and digital technology for albums, movie soundtracks, television shows, video games, and more.

This program is sponsored by East Central Regional Library and funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Find the Chisago Lakes Area Library at 11754 302nd St. in Chisago City.