Posted on May 4, 2013 by wilderside
Folk Groovin’ Cafe hosted by JIM FRAZZITTA with Special Guest Features from ANNIE MARK & SCOTT JAMES.
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Posted on April 22, 2013 by wilderside
Richie Havens radiated love, and peace, and joy.
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Posted on April 16, 2013 by kwilder
Reflecting on the people hurt and traumatized at the Boston Marathon bombing. Sending out loving thoughts to the families of those who lost their lives. A soothing children’s song about peace in the world: “Little Drops of Water” was the Peace Song of the Day at our Peace Couple website for April 23rd of last [...]
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Posted on March 1, 2013 by wilderside
We are running a contest to give away one pair of tickets to the 7:00pm show at BB King Blues Club in New York City on March 5, 2013. Post in the comments section below your favorite Sweet Honey in the Rock song, and why.
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Posted on February 10, 2013 by kwilder
A student from Vanderbilt University, Michael Pollack, was invited on stage by Billy Joel. Video is very fun. (Rated PG for background language of audience.) Hat tip to Newsday for the story.
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Posted on December 30, 2012 by wilderside
John Lennon’s Imagine will resonate through Times Square and Occupy on New Years Eve.
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Posted on December 24, 2012 by wilderside
On the first day of Christmas my employer gave to me
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Posted on December 17, 2012 by kwilder
How are you handling the news about the school shooting in Newton, Connecticut? It is upsetting me a lot, on a variety of levels. I am finding it difficult to blog about it, or to analyze causes, or to offer suggestions, because I still feel immobilized by the tragedy of it all. Today, I found [...]
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Posted on December 2, 2012 by wilderside
Help celebrate the release of Jim Frazzitta’s new album, Tales of the Midnight Busker.
Jim will perform the album in its entirety.
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