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Release Date: 12/01/2017

Jimi Hendrix Exhibit at The Seattle Public Library Through February

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Celebrate 75 years of Jimi Hendrix with a bold, colorful and captivating exhibit that gives an overview of the music icon's life and legacy. Visit the exhibition now through February 2018 at the Douglass-Truth Branch, 2300 E. Yesler Way, 206-684-4704.


Library exhibits and tours are free and everyone is welcome. Registration and tickets are not required.


Hendrix -- the lyricist, poet, musician, and the man -- is introduced through memorabilia in this museum-quality display. Images showcased in the display highlight pivotal moments throughout Hendrix's life and career in the performing arts. Replicas of his most notable guitars, articles of clothing, renderings of his original artwork and countless artifacts give visitors an opportunity to experience aspects of the artist's life and career from a close and personal vantage point. The exhibit also offers a vibrant, emotional tribute revolving around his most celebrated life events and a legacy that has shaped modern pop culture.


The exhibit is presented in partnership with Experience Hendrix, a Seattle-based, Hendrix family owned and operated company that is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Jimi Hendrix.


For more information, call the Library at 206-684-4704 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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