Kids in the Rotunda - Sparky & Rhonda Rucker
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Kids in the Rotunda - Sparky & Rhonda Rucker

Heroes & Hard Times: American History Through Song and Story

Sat, Oct 28

Rotunda Stage: Free

Notices:

All Ages

The 1 PM performance will be American Sign Language interpreted. Please call 608.258.4144 if you need to be seated within sight of the interpreter.

Funding provided by American Girl’s Fund for Children, Madison Gas & Electric Foundation, Nancy E. Barklage & Teresa J. Welch, the Kuehn Family Foundation, Ian’s Pizza, and by contributions to Overture Center for the Arts. Help make arts experiences real for hundreds of thousands of people at overture.org/makeagift.

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Join Sparky and Rhonda Rucker for an uplifting presentation of toe-tapping music spiced with storytelling, humor and history. Their songs span over three centuries of traditional American music from slavery to freedom and they accompany themselves with fingerstyle picking and blues, guitar, harmonica, banjo, spoons and bones. Sparky and Rhonda’s performance credits include NPR’s On Point, Prairie Home Companion, Mountain Stage and Morning Edition.

Rhonda is also a children’s author whose books include the historical novel, Swing Low, Sweet Harriet (Motes Books, 2013), and the new picture book, Make a Change (Pelican, 2017).


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Saturday October 28, 2017 9:30 AM › Free
Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00 AM › Free
Saturday October 28, 2017 1:00 PM › Free