Charleston Library honoring Michael Jackson

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To honor the passing of the King of Pop, the Charleston County Public Library has scheduled two showings of the Michael Jackson film, The Wiz.

The 1978 film, based The Wizard of Oz, stars Diana Ross as Dorothy and Michael Jackson as the Scarecrow. Before and after each screening, music videos highlighting Jackson’s career will be shown.

The film will be shown in the main library auditorium on Friday, July 10 at 1 p.m. and Wednesday, July 15 at 6 p.m. The Charleston County Public Library is located at 68 Calhoun Street, downtown.