Singing & Activism
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE TODAY (Sat. 11/28) AT 3:00 pm ET. We will send out a final message with the Zoom link at that time.
This program will be posted soon on the YouTube channels of Rise Up & Sing and of Songkeepers.
We will be posting a link to resources about the program here: riseupandsing.org/singing/we-began-to-sing/resources
"Singing & Activism: Where Do We Go from Here?"
We will be holding an online discussion on Zoom with Polly Wells & Candida Paltiel, creators of the award-winning documentary "We Began to Sing" along with several fellow musician activists. The panel will include:
- Lea Gilmore leagilmore.net/
- Jane Sapp janesapp.org/
- Matt Div div1nemusic91.wixsite.com/website/bio
- Reggie Harris reggieharrismusic.com
- Sandy O & Pat Humphries of Emma's Revolution emmasrevolution.com
- Annie Patterson & Peter Blood https://www.riseupandsing.org/annie/music-bio
There will be a period of question and answer following the panel discussion.
Register for this workshop by buying "tickets" in the column at the left for any amount totalling $0-50 (or more!). Anyone purchasing these tickets will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org on Wednesday, Nov. 25th containing the Zoom link. Additional emails with the link will be sent out to all registrants on Saturday morning Nov. 28 and again around 4pm right before the program begins.
All funds received for workshop will be shared among the musicians taking part. (This is an opportunity to support their important work of creating change through music.)
(The above video is from a program discussion with musician activists on May 3rd, 2020, on Pete Seeger's 101st birthday.)
The film "We Began to Sing" is being screened for free on YouTube from Thursday Nov. 26 12:01 am ET through Sunday Nov. 29 11:59 pm ET. You can log into the free screening during this window at songkeepers.ca/thanksgivingfreestream
Please help us spread the word about this exciting event. An email-able pdf flyer is available below.
Please email questions that you would like to see addressed in this discussion to: email@example.com