Tax-Smart Charitable Giving

By Chris Green, CPA, Treasurer & Finance Chair, ACFL&MH Board of Trustees  Did you know that about $500 billion is donated to charities in the United States each year? It may be easy to assume that the bulk of those donations come from large corporations or foundations, but the truth is, most charitable gifts are Read More

Saturday Soirées Halfway Mark!

Time travel was not mentioned on the ticket for the second performance in our Saturday Soirees Series. But that’s what happened.   During her show, Daina Griffith walked the audience through her growing up years and the music that impacted it. She bounced between songs and stories to explain how she developed a love for the Read More

Library proud to be ‘making a space for the music’

Written by Marlee Gallagher Earlier this month, we witnessed something special in our studio. Lights low and surrounded by a captive audience, author and musician Colter Harper stood next to a projection of iconic Teenie Harris images and shared a passage from his new book, “Jazz in the Hill,” which digs deep into the collective Read More

Colter Harper, author of “Jazz in the Hill,” Interview

On June 6, the Music Hall will be hosting a joint book discussion and jazz concert headlined by Colter Harper. This is the first event in the Summer Studio Jazz Series taking place from June-August. Harper is promoting his recently published book Jazz in the Hill which details the impact jazz music had on the Read More

Carnegie Carnegie: A time to pay homage

Written by Maggie Forbes I invite all readers to join me on Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. for the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall. We began this tradition in 2017, when a flagpole was installed in front to the library’s entrance as part of the development of Read More

Carnegie Crafters: Fiber artists create together at library

Written by Gina Wyrick Three years ago, I, like many of you, found myself feeling restless amid the isolation of the pandemic. I was an avid puzzler, and suddenly the shelves were empty, although I had my own stash. My mother, who crocheted often when I was younger alongside my aunt, expressed that she wanted Read More