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Posts Tagged ‘Pete Seeger’

Selma Freedom Songs on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 15th @ 6pm)

Selma Freedom Songs on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 15th @ 6pm)

selma freedom songs The ‘Selma’ film is an excellent and moving piece of work—but it strangely fails to reconstruct the singing movement—an essential feature of the southern struggle and one of the most important moments when music helped make history. This week on the radio we’ll try to rectify that glaring omission with [...]

Rovics & Handcox: The Troubadour Tradition on Culture of Protest (Thursday, February 19)

Rovics & Handcox: The Troubadour Tradition on Culture of Protest (Thursday, February 19)

Dick Flacks writes: rovics & handcox: the troubadour tradition David Rovics, one of the leading political troubadours now traveling, will be in Santa Barbara on February 25 so to preview his live performance, we’ll hear some of his topical and prophetic songs—and hopefully inspire local folk to come to Granada Books on Tuesday 2/27 at [...]

POSTPONED to 2/6: Remembering Pete Seeger on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 30)

POSTPONED to 2/6: Remembering Pete Seeger on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 30)

Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: pete passes If I have a personal hero, it’s Pete Seeger. Pete started his life project about when I was born, and what he did  constructed the cultural framework in which  I grew up, and the family Mickey and I formed, and helped us make the personal and political choices we’ve made. [...]