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5 hrs ago | OpEdNews

(Sunday Homily) The Encouragement We Need: Pete Seeger on Seeds & Sand

Readings for 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time: IS 55:10-11; PS 65:10-14; ROM 8:15-23; MT 13: 1-23; Last week, on the 4th of July, Amy Goodman replayed an interview with the legendary folk singer, Pete Seeger .

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Seeger Fest: A Time to Remember, a Time to Celebrate

Singer Pete Seeger performs at the 2009 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize special outdoor tribute at Hunts Point Riverside Park on September 3, 2009 in New York City.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Magpie concert celebrates music of Seeger, Guthrie

They will use the music of two of America's great singer-songwriters to inspire new songwriters in a concert in two parts with an interval with cookies and milk, and they will encourage youth and families to write songs.

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Related Topix: Woody Guthrie, Folk

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Alan Chartock: Assessing the Churcha s predicament

Now that Pete Seeger is gone, Arlo is the reigning voice of folk music. He can fill huge halls all over the world.

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Democracy Now

July 4 Special: 'We Shall Overcome': Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger

In a holiday special, we feature the historic speech, "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro," written by abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass, and read by James Earl Jones.

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Related Topix: Folk, Woody Guthrie, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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)

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Related Topix: Folk, Anti-Flag, Punk, Harry Belafonte, Black Entertainment, Reggae, World News, Jamaica, Central America

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Unitarian Universalist Congregation will hold folk music tribute concert in San Rafael

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin will hold a folk music tribute to the late Pete Seeger at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the church, 240 Channing Way.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Washington Post

7 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of June 27-29

The weekend's best in nightlife, music and art. For where to watch World Cup matches and find drink specials, see our World Cup coverage .

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Folk, Symphony, Arts, Education

Danville News

Danville artist wins 2 national design awards

Local artist Tony Halchak took home two Independent Music Awards earlier this month, both for design work done on behalf of Pennsylvania rock band The Badlees.

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Related Topix: Danville, PA, Pop/Rock, The Badlees, Graphic Design, Arts, Folk

Wed Jun 25, 2014

U.U. World

GA 2014 Opens With a Splash

With the colorful congregational banner parade led by Officer Tony Lepore, the famous dancing traffic cop of Providence, R.I., the 53rd General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association kicked off Wednesday night to a joyous crowd of several thousand at the Rhode Island Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI, Folk

Examiner.com

Clearwater Folk Music Festival at New York's Hudson-on-Croton a Huge Success

At the first Clearwater Festival since the passing of folk music legend Pete Seeger and his wife Toshi, more than 25,000 people, most of whom probably shared their vision of environmentalism and humanitarianism, showed up for the two-day festivities.

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Related Topix: Folk, David Bromberg, Tom Paxton, Tom Chapin

Common Dreams

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Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring hold hands and join in a swaying, bumbling, excruciating rendition of "We Shall Overcome."

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The Advocate

United Church of Granville tribute to Seeger aims to get folks singing

Hosted by the United Church of Granville, 115 W. Broadway, the event has a suggested donation of $10.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Clearwater Festival 2014 day 2 in pics (Lucinda Williams, Bettye...

Seeger began hosting "folk picnics" in the 1960s to pay for building a boat that would travel on the Hudson to highlight environmental issues.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The China Post

Seeger honored at 1st folk festival since death

Music luminaries honored Pete Seeger on the shore of the Hudson River at Saturday's Clearwater Festival, the first of the annual music and environmental program he started to be held after his death.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

WebWire

Evening Concerts at the 48th Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The Festival will be held Wednesday, June 25, through Sunday, June 29, and Wednesday, July 2, through Sunday, July 6, outdoors on the National Mall between Seventh and 14th streets.

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Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks, World News, Kenya, Africa, Travel, Africa Travel, Kenya Travel, Folk, Arts, Opera,

Times Herald-Record

Clearwater Festival honors Pete and Toshi Seeger

The Clearwater Festival, also known as the Great Hudson River Revival, has always felt like a purpose-driven celebration, with Clearwater's vital mission of local environmental activism being amplified through the joyous power of song.

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Related Topix: Activism, Folk

Thu Jun 19, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Clearwater Festival honors legacy of Seegers

The Great Hudson River Revival on Saturday and Sunday in Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, N.Y., marks the first event since the passing of its founders, musician and activist Pete Seeger and his wife, Toshi Seeger.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

NorthJersey.com

The Clearwater Festival goes on without Pete Seeger this year

For the 1,000 artists who will be participating in the annual event this weekend - some of whom have been involved since the 1960s - that's like the first Christmas without Dad.

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Observer

Solstice celebration scheduled for Saturday

Labyrinthine Ways Peace Park at 3829 Franklin Avenue, East Town of Dunkirk, is open for its 14th season.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY, Folk

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