Friday Jul 25
a Analyzing the long march to equality
It was a struggle in which violence was met with non-violence, racist hate with messages and songs of love.
Stars To Honor Pete Seeger At Video Streamed Memorial Concert July 20
Pete Seeger, the legendary American folksinger and activist who died in January, and his wife and fellow activist, Toshi, who died last year, will be honored at a free memorial concert Sunday in New York that will feature star performers and be video streamed live .
The Real Deal
Secretive millionaire's Tiger 21 club sues Halstead broker
Tiger 21, the world's most exclusive private millionaire's club, is suing Halstead Property broker Dorothy Somekh for allegedly infiltrating the secretive organization to find a buyer for a pricey Upper East Side property.
City Parks Foundation Presents SummerStage, 7/21-30
NEW SONGS OF JUSTICE An Evening Honoring PETE SEEGER with ANTI-FLAG , STEVE EARLE, REBEL DIAZ - JAMES MADDOCK, TONI BLACKMAN , THE CHAPIN SISTERS, SARAH LEE GUTHRIE/, JOHNNY IRION, ELIZABETH MITCHELL , MIKE + RUTHY - NYRAINE , AMANDA PALMER, DJ SETS BY KOOL HERC Hip hop, Indie-rock, punk and folk artists committed to social change will come ... (more)
Oh island in the sun
AS I looked at the humble folk sitting expectantly under that tent in Shrewsbury, Westmoreland, last Thursday, the words of Harry Belafonte rang in my head: "This is my island in the sun/ Where my people have toiled since time began."