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“Little Satchmo: Living in the Shadow of My Father Louis Daniel Armstrong”
(March 24; 3-4:30 p.m.) is presented by Sharon Preston-Folta, the only child of acclaimed jazz musician Louis Armstrong. Preston-Folta will discuss the important role her parents played in black vaudeville and share stories of the time she and her mother spent with Louis as a family, while her existence remained a secret to most of the world. “Not knowing your family history is painful enough. Being forced to keep it a secret—to pretend you are not who you really are—well, that sears.” $10 general admission; free to LLA members. Selby Auditorium at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. For more information, call 941-359-4296.