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Film and live music today marry bluegrass and African styles

If you go

What: “Throw Down Your Heart” screening and live music performance

When: 7 p.m. today

Where: Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library

Cost: Free

Call: 879-0240

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Fleck brings “The Africa Project” to Colorado in early February, with live performances featuring traditional African musicians. He’ll be at the Aggie Theatre in Fort Collins on Thursday; The Wheeler Opera House in Aspen on Feb. 5; Avalon Theatre in Grand Junction on Feb. 6; and Boulder Theater in Boulder on Feb. 8. Go to http://www.belafleck.com/tourdates.html for more information.





In this scene from the documentary film "Throw Down Your Heart," renowned banjo player Béla Fleck performs. The documentary follows Fleck through African countries on his journey to learn more about the origins of the banjo. A free screening of the movie is at 7 p.m. today in Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library.

The film "Throw Down Your Heart" shows at 7 p.m. today at the library.