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Rock-and-roll exhibit-related programs

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The Elmhurst Historical Museum is hosting a number of exhibit-related programs and special events in the coming months for the "Shutter to Think" exhibit:

• Rock Concert Film Series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13, and Tuesday, July 9, at Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., Elmhurst. Participants will view and discuss two revered rock concert films: "The Last Waltz" June 13, Martin Scorsese's legendary 1978 documentary featuring The Band's farewell performance; and "Stop Making Sense" July 9, the 1984 Talking Heads documentary directed by Jonathan Demme. Peter Hawley, film and broadcast chairman at Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy in Chicago, will provide an introduction on the significance of these films and lead a Q-and-A session following each movie. Free. Reservations requested: (630) 279-8696 or elmhurstpubliclibrary.org.

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• Summer Fun and Games kids programs from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 and Aug. 13, at Elmhurst Historical Museum's Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. Ages 4 to 12 accompanied by a caregiver can drop by for a rock-themed craft activity. Visit elmhursthistory.org for a complete schedule. Cost: $1 members, $2 others.

• "It's History" lectures at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18 and Aug. 15, at Elmhurst Historical Museum Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. On July 18, Paul Natkin will share the colorful and eclectic stories behind his photographs, such as touring with the Rolling Stones, photographing Bruce Springsteen's first video shoot and shooting Prince's birthday party. On Aug. 15, Elmhurst resident Gary Goldberg will regale the audience with his once-in-a-lifetime experience as opening act for the Beatles in 1965 with his band, The Cave Dwellers. Goldberg will be joined by Numero Records founder Rob Sevier, the label responsible for reissuing rock's vinyl past. Free.

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