Contact: Dayna Holz or Michele McKenzie
Berkeley Public Library Art & Music Department
Berkeley, January 7, 2014--Join the Art and Music Department of the Berkeley Public Library for the last in a series of listening parties, Mining the Library: Local DJs Dig the Music Collection, on Sunday, January 12, at 2:00 p.m., with DJ Erin Prunchak, host of KALX's Rubberband Girl program. The listening parties bring together Berkeley Public Library's music collection and disc jockeys from Bay Area public and community radio stations. Each DJ will dig through BPL's vast collection of vinyl records and compact discs to uncover musical gems that will expand your appreciation of a range of genres.
Rubberband Girl (a.k.a. Erin Prunchak) brings Music for a Bachelorette’s Pad; setting the mood with a mix of Lounge, Psychedelic, and Space-Age Pop music. Rubberband Girl has developed a local following during her seven years on KALX. Her current show can be heard on Friday mornings, where she makes connections between a wide variety of eras and styles, and loves surprising listeners with the best songs they never heard. More about Rubberband Girl go to her Facebook page. For questions regarding this program, call 510-981-6241.
This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library
The Central Library is open Monday, noon-8 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., and Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. For questions, to request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event; please call 510-981-6195 (voice) or 510-548-1240 (TTY) at least five working days will help ensure availability, or visit the library’s website Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs.
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