PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: First of the season, this Friday, October 4th!

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry,
and Whatever Coffeehouse

MusicNotesFriday, October 4th at 8pm
(first of the new season!)

Music of peace and justice with Harmonic Insurgence
with director, Gene Glickman

Poetry with local Amityville poet,
Lois Walker

Singer/Songwriter Brian Sendrowitz of Beat Radio fame

Open Mic: Maybe You?

Held at:
The First United Methodist Church in Amityville

More info or directions, see below, or leave a message at:
(631)798-0778 or

Directions and Performer Notes:

PeaceSmiths is held at the First United Methodist Church in Amityville.
We call it “The last church on the left.”
Address: 25 Broadway Ave, Amityville, NY
(Broadway is actually the southmost end of RT 110
near Merrick Road/Montauk Highway.)

PeaceSmiths, Inc., community organizing for peace, justice and the environment. Please bring literature to share about: Peace, Justice, Environment, Occupy, etc! (We also heard there will be some Chelsea Manning updates.)

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse happens the first Friday of the month, from October to June!

Congrats to the new PeaceSmiths Coordinator, Amber Rose!

More about the performers:

Harmonic Insurgence

Harmonic Insurgence has been singing about peace, freedom, justice, and social change since 2003. With the rich harmonies and intricate rhythms of director Gene Glickman’s arrangements, the singers—Laurie ­Bennett, Ellen Davidson, Lupe Family, Mara ­Goodman, Nancy Hoch, Mark Hoglund, Mark Karwowski, Jenny Knight, and Marie Robinson—present folk, reggae, blues, labor and love songs.

Lois Walker

Amityville poet and visual artist Lois Walker led the Long Island Poetry Collective for many years, and was a long-time editor of Xanadu Poetry Journal. Maxwell Wheat says of her book, “Pandora’s Box”: “Freshness of language is what keeps appearing whether the style is Plain, Colloquial, Costumed (fascinating similes and metaphors), Surreal. She [Lois Walker] uses them all.”

Brian Sendrowitz

Singer/Songwriter Brian Sendrowitz sings with a heart full of joy. Brian can sometimes be seen performing with his band, Beat Radio. Brian’s wonderful, original, music uses elements of folk, pop and indie rock.

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