GPSuffolk Fundraiser Fri 3/17 St. Pat’s Day

brian1.jpgThe Green Party of Suffolk County will be holding its 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser on Friday, March 17th, 2006 from 7pm to 10pm at the Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main Street, Setauket. (Main Street is north of 25A and 6/10th of a mile west of Nichols Road) It will be an evening of Music, Food, and Auctions. Children are welcome.

Vegetarian and Vegan dishes will be served.  Admission is $15 (with a dish) and $20 (without a dish).  Tickets for the tea-cup auction of white elephants, CD’s and artwork are 5 for $5. Political donations are not tax-deductible

Music for the evening will be performed by Long Island singer-song writer Brian Sendrowitz, with a cameo appearance by Brooklyn green activist and radical, feminist, folk singer Holley Anderson.

Among Sendrowitz’s influences are Prince, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Van Morrison, and the Beat writers. When Sendrowitz released his first record, Morning is Broken in 1998, Newsday’s Kevin Amorim remarked, “You may just think you’re listening to a young, American version of Cat Stevens.”

Later albums include This Fleeting House, and When It Comes on Like a Dream, which was produced by frequent collaborator Philip A. Jiminez, and made the Top 30 albums of 2004 on the Cool as Folk show in Davis, CA.  Currently, Sendrowitz is recording the Beat Radio debut album in Huntington. Beat Radio is an indie rock outfit that played their first show in June of 2005. Sendrowitz is an enrolled Green, who lives with his wife Elizabeth and their two young sons.  Photos of Sendrowitz performing

The evening will also include a short set by feminist, folk musician Holley Anderson, aka Holly-Go-Anarchy. Anderson’s music has been compared to the Violent Femmes.  She is currently recording her new album, “Why Am I Not A Lesbian?”. Anderson is a Green activist from Brooklyn, who has been the musical side of book tours with her investigative journalist husband and their young son.

The candidates for the Green Party 2006 Governor race and statewide slate of candidates are also invited. The Green Party is an alternative to the Democrats and Republicans. The Green Party does not accept corporate contributions. The Green Party’s values can be described by the four pillars of: Nonviolence; Grassroots Democracy; Ecological Wisdom; and Social and Economic Justice.Donations and/or requests for advance tickets can be sent to: Green Party of Suffolk, 14 Robin Drive, Huntington, NY 11743.  For more information call 751-7145 (Joan) or 351-5763 (Roger).

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