Wednesday, May 5, 2010

SPACE Gallery to Screen Al Hawkes Documentary

Longtime Westbrook resident Al Hawkes is the subject of a documentary film that will be screened by Portland's SPACE Gallery on Friday, May 14.

The film, which is entitled The Eventful Life of Al Hawkes, focuses on Hawkes's role in the cultivation of a country music scene in New England in the 1940s and 1950s, including his founding of the record label Event Records in 1956.

The fee for the 7:30p screening and a post-screening Q&A with Hawkes is $8. FMI, see here.

- John C.L. Morgan

Related: On Al Hawkes (April 9, 2010)

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