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    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

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LI Winter 2015 Music

A calendar of folk and Americana music for Winter 2015

Jen Chapin interview with OTWS

Jen Chapin will perform songs from her new album Reckoning on August 9, 2013 at Grounds and Sounds Café, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook.

LI School in national spotlight: Should students be suspended for “Tebowing”?

What happened? Two students (down from four at first) were suspended from Riverhead High School, because they kneeled in a hallway, in a stunt and/or tribute related to Tim Tebow, who kneels on the football field. Is suspension appropriate?

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:

Remembrances of Harry Chapin, Part I

IW: My older brother had introduced me to folk music: Jim Croce, Gordon Lightfoot, John Denver, Cat Stevens & Harry Chapin.  This happened in the way all little brothers get things from their older brothers.  I heard this wonderful music coming from the stereo in my brother’s room, and I wanted to be just like […]

LI Folk Music Calendar 7/16/11

Dear Folk Music Fans, + Sat July 16 Harry Chapin tribute concerts. Entitled “Harry Chapin: A Celebration in  Song” features Tom Chapin, Jen Chapin (Harry’s daughter), The Chapin Sisters (Tom’s daughters) and members of Harry’s band 8:30pm and co-presented by theFolk Music Society of Huntington, the Huntington Arts Council, Long Island Cares and the Town of Huntingtonbring food donation, perhaps money donation 46th Huntington Summer Arts Festival: Huntington Arts Councilwww.HuntingtonArts.org Chapin Rainbow […]

Harry Chapin tribute events: Huntington 7/16 and East Meadow 7/18

(For Ian Wilder’s memories of Harry Chapin, go: here.) Two free concerts celebrating Harry Chapin: 1. Saturday, July 16th at Heckscher Park in Huntington. 8:30pm start. (This is the correct time for regular concert.) Members of the Chapin family perform. 2. Monday, July 18th at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, Nassau County. A Chapinstock of local […]

Joe Iadanza & Phil Minissale 12/29/10

Joe Iadanza Performs at Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre, Dec. 29 New Monthly Singer-Songwriter Series Singer-songwriter Joe Iadanza performs at the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington, on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 8 p.m. as part of a new monthly Long Island Pulse Singer-Songwriter Series. He shares a bill with Phil Minissale, a young blues and roots artist. Admission is […]

Fifth Annual Harry Chapin Tribute 8/9/10

Update after the show: The video of what you missed. (Here is the finale! How many folks on stage do you know???) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5grbHPjcq0] It’s time for the Fifth Annual Harry Chapin Tribute:at Eisenhower Park Lakeside Theatre Free Summer Entertainment Host Stuart Markus tomorrow Monday August  9 with 18 of Harry Chapin songs! Admission to the […]

Harry Chapin Tribute Video: 11 Songs for Caring

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7h5SUw3wME] Kimberly writes: On August 31st, 2009 I went to the Annual Harry Chapin Tribute concert held at Eisenhower Park in Nassau County. That park is where Harry Chapin was headed the night that he got into a car accident and died. The venue is now called Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre. Going to the concert […]

Harry Chapin Tribute 8/31/09 & much more

Monday August 31 Harry Chapin Tribute MC Stuart Markus 7pm Eisenhower Park, East Meadow Nassau County Parks Department www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Parks End of Eisenhower Park Lakeside Theatre Free Summer Entertainment Schedule.

Long Island Musicians Pay Tribute to Harry Chapin 8/31/09

Late Singer-Songwriter-Activist’s Drummer to Join Them In these tough economic times, hunger is an even greater problem than usual on Long Island , with local food pantries and soup kitchens struggling to keep up with the need. On Monday evening, August 31, many talented Long Island musical artists will gather at East Meadow’s Eisenhower Park to […]

Harry Chapin tribute 8/27/08

LI Artists Pay Tribute to Harry Chapin on Aug. 27 In these tough economic times, hunger is an even greater problem than usual on Long Island , with local food pantries and soup kitchens running bare. On Wednesday evening, August 27, at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, many talented Long Island musical artists will present […]