Ray Charles Memorial Library Opens Doors (2010)
The Ray Charles Memorial Library, in the studio and office building Charles built in South LA in the early 1960s, officially opened its doors in 2010. The library features interactive exhibits about Charles’ life and career. Read article (for the first time revealing that Ray not only left all of his intellectual property but also $50 million in cash to continue the Ray Charles Foundation‘s efforts) and photo slideshow here.
The Ray Charles Memorial Library’s website was launched in January 2011. It’s here. Demos of multimedia exhibits are on this site.