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Maple Avenue United Methodist Church will be hosting daily columnist/
humorist Jonathan Richard Cring and artist/musician Janet Clazzy during their SpiriTed “Gospel According to Common Sense” tour, which includes comedic and inspirational essays from Cring’s national daily column at www.jonathots.
com and original music by Clazzy on the oboe and WX5 wind machine.
The performances are at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. June 1.
Cring is the author of 11 titles, including “Digging for Gold,” “20 Other Reasons to Kiss a Frog” and “Mr. Kringle’s Tales … 26 Stories ’Til Christmas.”
He also is the recipient of a Best Screenplay Award.
“We take some time to bring you music, humor fresh insights into life in these United States and ways to find a message,” Cring says. “The program is a non-stop, inter-generational explosion.”
Clazzy is a musical original, having played in orchestras from coast to coast, and often proclaimed to be “the female Kenny G.”
“I have this fabulous instrument called the WX5 wind machine, which gives me 250 sounds at my fingertips,” she said. “We call the music clazzy — the spirit of classical with the soul of jazz — pop-minded.”
Clazzy was also the founder of the Sumner Pops Orchestra and the first female conductor in the state of Tennessee.
A free-will offering will be taken and copies of books, CDs and DVDs will be available for purchase. For more information, call 812-232-7263.
The church is at 1203 Maple Ave.
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Maple Avenue United Methodist Church will be hosting daily columnist/
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