Arlo Guthrie concert on PBS on Thanksgiving Day

If Arlo Guthrie’s song, Alice’s Restaurant, is one of your Thanksgiving traditions, you are in extra luck this year. Of course, you can almost always find a local station which will play the anti-war classic, “Alice’s Restaurant” at noon on Thanksgiving.* Though, this year, you can also see a whole Arlo concert in the evening! […]

Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, essays, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.

Occupy Holiday Gifts

How do I give a good present and at the same time do good?

Pete Seeger & Arlo to March With Wall Street Protesters & Do Midnight Concert

Link to video of Pete Seeger and friends singing “We Shall Overcome” at Columbus Circle: here. To see OWS Live Stream NYC, which is planning on broadcast the concert, go: here. Really great music from Tao and friends at Youtube: here. Iconic folk singer Pete Seeger and his grandson Tao will become the latest notable […]

Remembrances of Harry Chapin, Part II

IW: . . . .  Harry’s second most famous song is “Taxi”.  It contained the painful audience participation that adorns the other t-shirt in Sandy’ shop.  The phrase ends an encounter between Harry the taxi-driver and a now-married ex-girlfriend, neither of whom seem happy with their life choices:

Video review of the “Guthrie Family Rides Again” concert (they’re playing again, today!)

Audience response to the November 2009 “Guthrie Family Rides Again” concert at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, November 28th. Arlo Guthrie and his family also did another show at NJPAC in Newark, NY on Sunday, November 29th at 3pm.  

Arlo Guthrie and family have two appearances this weekend: Carnegie Hall and NJPAC

Update: See video of audience response to Carnegie Concert below On this Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 28, 2009, Arlo Guthrie and his family will be performing at Carnegie Hall. My guess is, it would be nearly impossible to get tickets if you don’t have them already. The Carnegie Hall tradition dates back to Pete Seeger […]

Wed. 8/26 in LI: Celebrate Pete Seeger in film and song

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 Massapequa Library at 40 Harbor Lane Refreshments served from 7:15 PM, program begins at 7:30 P E T E   S E E G E R T H E  P O W E R  O F  S O N G plus a sing-along with local musicians… Father Bill Brisotti and Andy […]

Clearwater Festival Coming Up!

(Ian and I probably won’t make it this year. But, PeaceSmiths is going to have a table.-KW) For more information and a link to buy advanced tickets, go: here Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival by the water at Croton Park Saturday June 20th and Sunday June 21 Music by: Taj Mahal, Richie Havens, Readnex Poetry […]

Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger and families at Carnegie Hall

Video from 10/21/2011: Pete Seeger, Tao Rodriguez Seeger, Arlo Guthrie and more sang at Columbus Circle for Occupy Wall Street. Video of “We Shall Overcome” is  here. Video of Pete Seeger marching is: here. _______________________________ KW: Last night [November 30, 2011], my husband and I went with a group of poets and musicians on an […]

Wal-Mart stampede: Where’s Woody Guthrie?

Condolences to the family of Jdimytai Damour. It is very sad that he was trampled while trying to make a living as a worker at a Wal-Mart store. Now, what can we learn from this? And, who is to blame?

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