PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse 11/1/13 Videos

The PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse is held the first Friday of the month from October to June. PeaceSmiths is a non-profit community organization established in 1972. The work of PeaceSmiths includes educational, activist, cultural and mutual help projects. Projects include issues of disarmament, environmental concerns, human rights, freedom of expression, and economic and social justice.


Raised by Penguins performed “Great South Bay” during their an impromptu opening set. Raised by Penguins is the duo of John “Lotek J” Williams and Paul Cama.  


Pat Falk read her poem “Rain” from her forthcoming book “Common Violence.”  Falk is local poet and Professor of English at Nassau Community College. Among her many awards are The National League of American Pen Women and SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Creative Work. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times Book Review. Professor Falk is a human rights activist as well as a researcher in global ecology and the integrity of all life.


The Hank Stone Band performed  “Until I Saw that Train.”  Hank Stone has been playing at every open mic he could find for many years and now he has really made his mark on the Long Island Music Scene. His voice has been compared to Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp. His unique guitar style is instantly recognizable. HIs songs are influenced by everything from pop to rock to folk to blues,to jazz to classical to reggae. He has received many awards and has been included in many compilations. Hank’s songs and playing are like Americana Futurama. His band consists of Todd Evans/guitar&vocals, Bob Westcott/bass, and Gary Settoducato/percussion

Hank Stone: Until I Saw That Train



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