PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Friday, October 2nd

A Long Island Coffeehouse promoting peace, justice, and environmental issues. Live, local music. A great place to network with like-minded souls who are peaceniks, leftists, tree huggers, and/or activists. -ows PeaceSmiths October Coffeehouse Friday, Oct. 2nd at 8pm PeaceSmiths First-of-the-Season Coffeehouse A fun gathering, with a long tradition Music by Billionaire Brian and 90’s covers […]

Walt Whitman’s Birthday: Celebrate poetry, nature, and silence on May 31st

Poet Walt Whitman was born on Long Island, New York, on May 31, 1819. Below are some videos and ideas about how everyone can celebrate this wonderful poet, thinker, and experimenter of language on his birthday. For those of us on Long Island, please do not forget the annual events at The Walt Whitman Birthplace […]

Super Poem Sunday 2/1/15

A Super Bowl event for poets and their fans

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

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse Friday, 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 […]

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.

4th of July on Long Island: Help End Corporate Rule

Move to Amend Brookhaven is working towards the goal of adding a 28th amendment to the US Constitution. The new amendment would counteract the Supreme Court’s “Citizen’s United” decision, and assert that money is not the same as “free speech”. Move To Amend Brookhaven marching in the Patchogue 4th of July Parade Thursday, July 4th […]

Sat June 29: Celebrate Riverhead, Local Business, and Good Health!

The Wilders recently moved to Riverhead. One of the draws for us has been “The Green Earth Natural Foods Market” on Main Street. We are so excited that this healthy, alternative, authentic, local business is having a special event to celebrate renewal and to gather community support. Music by six local acts – some bands […]

Suffolk Theater opens in Riverhead: Ribbon Cutting photos

The Riverhead community celebrated the re-opening of the Suffolk Theater on Main Street. The building is from the 1930’s, and the celebration included a historical tip of the hat. There were folks young and old, politicians, a beauty queen with tiara and sash, live music (including a tuba), and lots of fun. Ian and I […]

Peace networking on Long Island: Fri March 1, 2013

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Long Island, New York Friday, March 1, 2013 8pm to 11pm music with George Mann and Becca Hasselbrook and Open Mic: Maybe You! A great place for meeting up with peace activists, occupiers, environmentalists, and other friends(old and new)! A literature table is available for your fliers, poems, or manifestos. (Ian and I […]

Black Friday: Buy Nothing! Demand Peace! Support striking Wal-Mart workers!

See box below for “Occupy Walmart/Occupy Black Friday” on Long Island Great Live Streaming of a Walmart event in Maryland: here. Black Friday for some people means lining up for bargains at the doors of big corporations. Though, people who want our country to be more sustainable, and less dependent on war money,  have often […]

Pre-election socializing on Long Island: PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse on Fri. Nov 2nd

PeaceSmiths November 2012 Coffeehouse will feature: Musician: George Mann Singer/Songwriter: Rorie Kelly A tribute to Miriam Goodman and… Your favorite campaign lit and discussion PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse Friday, November 2, 2012 8pm-11pm

Poetry Has Come to Teddy Reoosevelt’s Sagamore Hill

Our good friend and Poet Laureate, Max Wheat, sent this over… Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 2pm (Rain or Shine) Sagamore Hill National Historic Site 12 Sagamore Hill Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771 Poetry Has Come to TR’s Sagamore Hill Poetry is included in the Saturday, July 28th celebration of President Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill […]

Memorial Day Weekend: Think PEACE events on Long Island

Memorial Day weekend offers many chances for people who cherish peace to reach out to their neighbors, and discuss the importance of ending war. This morning, Long Island activists demonstrated for peace at an annual air show, which glorifies military might. That story below. Afterwards, two Long Island peace events you can still attend this […]

May 5th: Artist Reception for Gary Ivan at “ripe art gallery”

Long Island artist Gary Ivan will have a showing of his paintings at ripe art gallery from May 5th to May 31st. Opening Reception of the show, “New Work” by Gary Ivan is Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm. A note about Gary Ivan’s art: While, overall, he is considered an Expressionist*, Gary […]

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