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Scott Joplin Day


Start Date: 1998-11-28

End Date: 1998-11-28

Downtown Texarkana at 10:00 AM The food, fun, and music begins for a celebration of the 130th anniversary of the birthday of Scott Joplin, the famous ragtime composer. Events include video screenings at Discovery Place, the Joplin Exhibit at the Texarkana Historical Museum and prize registrations with downtown merchants. Join ragtime musitions at the Joplin Mural for brunch, cake-cutting and honoring the descendants of Scott Joplin. A classical ragtime concert will be held at 7 PM at the Perot Theater, where guest pianists, Scott Kirby of New Orleans, J. Hamilton Douglas of St. Louis, and Vickie Al-Dubais of Texarkana will entertain. For information, call the Scott Joplin Support Group at (903) 798-1004 or Texarkana BOND at (870) 774-2120 or the Perot Theater at (903) 792-4992.

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