“Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975), Alabama Tenant Farmer, 1936. Gelatin silver print, 23.6 x 18.7 cm (9 5/16 x 7 3/8 in.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2000 (2000.329) © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.”

“Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975), Alabama Tenant Farmer, 1936. Gelatin silver print, 23.6 x 18.7 cm (9 5/16 x 7 3/8 in.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2000 (2000.329) © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.”

The Winona State University Lyceum Series will host “First Person: Seeing America,” performed by musical group Ensemble Galilei, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in Harriet Johnson Auditorium, Somsen Hall.

Ensemble Galilei offers a multi-media show that combines images, words and music. “First Person: Seeing America” blends iconic photographs from the Metropolitan Museum of Art with readings from American literature by writers such as John Muir and Langston Hughes, as well as with the music of Ensemble Gallilei. It also includes narration by actors Adrian LaTourelle and Lily Knight.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at www.WSUArtsTickets.com.

The Lyceum Series aims to provide unique cultural enrichment and education opportunities for the Winona and Rochester communities. The Lyceum Series will next host Brown University associate professor Robert Self April 3.

For more information, call Kathleen Peterson at 507-457-2913 or visit the WSU Lyceum Series homepage.

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