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OLLI at WVU presents ‘Hazel Dickens’

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Music fans will enjoy a presentation hosted by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at WVU on the life and music of American bluegrass artist Hazel Dickens Wednesday, (Feb.13) at 12:45 p.m. at the Mountaineer Mall on Green Bag Rd. Dickens, a West Virginia native, was the first woman to receive the International Bluegrass Music Association Merit Award. She later received the National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts, the U.S.’s highest honor in folk and traditional arts. Among her most famous songs is "West Virginia, Oh My Home." The OLLI class, Hazel Dickens, will be presented by Eleanor Grubbs Paull and Joseph Paull. The program will be repeated Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Village at Heritage Point in Morgantown.

The program is free and open to the public. Call the OLLI office at 304.293.1793 for more information.

For more information visit the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute website.