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  • Warabi Matsuoka
  • Ashley M Dates

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9 Church St., Fredonia, NY 14063
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The featured activity of Freedonia Marxonia 2022 is the debut of If You Get Near a Song, Play It!: The Marx Brothers and Music, to be livestreamed Friday, Sept. 30 at 7:00 pm. This is the third in a trilogy of virtual programs created by author and performer Noah Diamond.  It follows There's Nothing Like Liberty: The Marx Brothers and America (2021) and Home Again: The Marx Brothers and New York City (2020). It will be livestreamed via YouTube from Mr. Diamond's home in New York City. The link will be provided as the event nears.

Those in Fredonia will also have the option of viewing the livesteam on the big screen at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center, 9 Church Street in Fredonia. The program is free.

A display focusing on music and the Marx Brothers will be in Reed Library from Sept. 29 through Oct. 16. This exhibit also contains Freedonia Marxonia art contest entries from the current and previous years.

Noah Diamond's presentation is supported by a grant from the Carnahan Jackson Humanities Fund and the Hahn Family Freedonia Marxonia Fund, both of the Fredonia College Foundation. Freedonia Marxonia is supported by the Hahn Family Freedonia Marxonia Fund of the Fredonia College Foundation. Additional funding has been received through a FSA Program grant.

For more information, see the Freedonia Marxonia website or contact Cindy Yochym in Reed Library at