The Storm Lake Public Library presents two new cultural events fot the community this month, thanks to grants awarded by the Iowa Arts Council to the Friends of the Storm Lake Public Library.
On Sunday, May 4, will be Cultural Express: Lao Tradition, from 2- 4 p.m. There will be a blessing by a local Buddhist monk, and Khalmo Khounlo of Storm Lake will explain how numerous Lao groups unite through their cultures. A Lao food tasting will be offered along with classical and folk music and singing.
On Sunday, May 18 will be Cultural Express: Polka, featuring traditional performers from the region, 204 p.m.
Everyone is welcome for both programs, free of charge.
Cutural Express programs are being staged in cooperation with the Rembrandt Library and the Witter Art Gallery.