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WHEELING – The upcoming Lunch With Books program presented by the Ohio County Public Library will offer cultural exploration through the sounds of world music.

West Liberty University’s Steel Band, led by Dr. Mitch Greco, will present a multicultural program on the vibrant musical culture of the steel pan orchestra. The program will take place on Tuesday, March 1 at noon and will explore the cultural context of the African diaspora in Trinidad and Tobago, while tracing music to its many modern interpretations.

Enjoy hearing some of the many styles and genres of music that are played on these beautifully crafted instruments.

Unless otherwise noted, Lunch With Books programs are held at the library beginning at noon each Tuesday in downtown Wheeling. Guests are encouraged to bring a bag lunch, and programs are free and open to the public. Programs are also streamed live and can be viewed online via links on the library’s website and official social media pages.

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