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People's Music Network Winter Gathering

– January 28-30 Many of you are already familiar with the People's Music Network (PMN). They are a national network of people using music, dance, storytelling and poetry "to promote progressive ideas and transform ourselves and our communities through music to bring about a better world."

PMN is having its Winter Gathering in Hartford, CT from January 28-30, 2011, and you might be interested in attending! Usually there are some people from our club t here, as well as other Clearwater Sloop Clubs.

The opening "River of Song" concert on Friday, 1.28 at 7:30 will include Pete Seeger, as well as The Work of the Weavers, Spook Handy, Sharon Katz & Peace Train, Miyashawn, Bread and Roses, and others.

Tickets are $16-$24 on a sliding scale. Located: Bulkeley High School A uditorium, 300 Wethersfield Avenue, Hartford, CT. Activities continue on Saturday and Sunday 1.29-30 at the Moylan School, 101 Catherine Street, Hartford, CT 06106, and include more performances, jamming, song swaps, Round Robin, vendors for crafts and musical instruments,and workshops about performing, peace, political issues, and organizing.

With the Spring comes renewed energy...

 ...for NYC Friends of Clearwater!

There is increasing interest in our club and activities as new members and past members join us in our new meeting space. February saw our most well attended PotLuck SingAlong gathering since I have been with the club. The space, a warm inviting room in a Greenwich Village Church, the energy put into the phone tree, calling people to come to the meetings, and terrific speakers is the winning formula.

Clearwater people from the other sloop clubs as well as our “parent” organization, the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater help guide us into the next levels of NYCFCʼs growth. 

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The Peoples' Voice Café

The Peoples' Voice Café

NYC Friends of Clearwater and Peoples Voice Café have a rich history together.  We share many members and as importantly share the ideals of activism through celebration and song.

We are pleased to be co-sponsoring the Peoples Voice Café for Jan 22nd. With Sarah Underhill and John Roberts. 
We look forward to seeing you there!

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