Rockland Public Library will host an online talk by music journalist and radio host Aimsel Ponti at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 24. Ponti will discuss the local music scene in Portland, as well as the impact of the coronavirus on live music performances this year. She will also survey her career as a music journalist and radio host and talk about some of her favorite albums of 2020.

Ponti is a journalist and content producer at the Portland Press Herald. Her weekly “Face the Music” column has been running since 2003. She hosts the local music show “Music from 207” on 98.9 WCLZ, which airs at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Sunday nights. Additionally, she appears monthly on the Newscenter Maine show “207,” where she previews upcoming live music performances.

To receive the link to attend via Zoom, email sbillings@rocklandmaine.gov by 4 p.m. on the day of the talk.