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ere are our weekly listings for the spring months. Watch this list for further details to be filled in and other possible updates.

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7/3 Tributes to Grace Griffith and Tony Rice: Honoring two fine musicians who recently passed away. Grace Griffith was a singer’s singer blessed with a pure, ethereal soprano voice. Despite having Parkinson’s disease, she continued to sing her lovely songs for fifteen years after the diagnosis. In the second hour, we’ll pay a belated tribute to the great flat-picking guitarist Tony Rice, who died suddenly on Christmas morning last year.
7/10 Rise! Songs of pipeline protests and other confrontations, from Neil Young, Bonnie Rait, Joy Harjo, Ulali, Si Kahn, and more.
7/17 The Celtic-American Roots Connection: American musicians in collaboration with musicians from Ireland and Scotland—Tim O’Brien & The Crossing, Steve Earle & Sharon Shannon, The Chieftains from their Nashville sessions, and songs from “The Transatlantic Sessions” led by dobro player Jerry Douglas and Scottish fiddler Aly Bain.
7/24 England: Some recent favorite singer-songwriter releases, from Billy Bragg, Robb Johnson, Steve Tilston, Martha Tilston, Josienne Clarke, Ayla Schafer.
7/31 Potpourri: Buddy & Julie Miller, Neil Young & Willie Nelson, Crooked Still, Tom Waits, Erin Corday.
8/7 Duets: Featuring stellar recent performances by singer-songwriter Josienne Clarke and pianist Kit Downes, clarinettist Anat Cohen and guitarist Marcello Goncalveş, harpist Catrin Finch and griot Sekou Keita, lutanist Özgür Baba and percussionist Gökçe Es, and more.
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All ancient cultures have prophesized that the time would come when the human family would unite and rise up to defend the sacred life on Earth. That time is now.

Anna Bariyani, Curawaka

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