Hackley Lecture Series

The E. Azalia Hackley Collection is part of the Detroit Public Library’s Special Collections Department and is located on the third floor of the Main Library.
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The Hackley Lecture Series - 2012 - Hackley Reading Room, 3rd Floor

(Lectures are free and open to the public)

Southern Soul: The History of Stax Records
Wednesday, April 25, 6:00 p.m.
This lecture will look at the musical history of the famous Memphis Record Company that was nicknamed the “Motown of the South.”   

An Evening with the Rat Pack
Wednesday, May 23, 6:00 p.m.  
The lecture will focus on the legendary act of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. during the 1960’s.  

In the Director’s Chair: The Movies of Spike Lee
Wednesday, July 25, 6:00 p.m.
This lecture will look at the film career of actor, writer, director and movie producer Spike Lee. 

Jazz Giants: The Life and Times of Duke Ellington
Wednesday, August 29, 6:00 p.m.
This lecture will look at the musical legacy of jazz great Duke Ellington.

Hackley Collection Annual Open House on Noel Night
Saturday, December 1, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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