LIMA — Lima schools is once again hosting the Blues in the Schools program this week.
All this week, the Rev. Robert Jones, a minister, songwriter and instrumentalist from Detroit, will spend time at Liberty Arts Magnet School working in the eighth-grade social studies and visual arts classes on African-American musical styles ranging from the 1800s to modern times.
A free public performance by Jones will also take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Allen County Museum. Jones will also perform for Liberty students at 10 a.m. Friday in the large dance room.
Additionally, the visual art of Harlem Renaissance artists Aaron Douglas and Palmer Hayden will be explored as part of the program.