Award-winning author and journalist Sean Kirst discusses and signs copies of his new book, The Soul of Central New York: Syracuse Stories by Sean Kirst, at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, January 19 at at the Erie Canal Museum. The book, which has received rave reviews, is a collection of columns through which Kirst explores the history and essence of the Central New York community. The event includes a brief question and answer period and is free and open to the public. Free parking is in Museum-designated spots in the lot adjacent to Erie Boulevard East under routes 690 and 81. We hope to see you!