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

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10/2 Poetry and Music: Federico García Lorca by Josephine Foster, Marta Gómez, Leonard Cohen, and Joan Baez; Iranian modernist poet Sohrab Sepehri by Mamak Khadem and others; James Clarence Mangan by Susan McKeown and Faun with Sonja Drakulich; Robert Graves by Richard Shindell and by Maria del Mar Bonet; William Butler Yeats by Anne Hills and Jay Ansill and by Sean Tyrrell; Peter PenDragon Moore; Jami Sieber and Kim Rosen; David Olney.
10/9 New and Recent Releases: The latest by Rising Appalachia, Allison Russell, Amythyst Kiah, Reggie Harris, Shemekia Copeland, Raye Zaragoza, Lake Street Dive, Yola, Diana Jones, Jackson Browne.
10/16 Music from Native America: Late for Indigenous People’s Day, featuring our national poet laureate, Muscogee poet/musician Joy Harjo, Robert Mirabal of the Taos Pueblo, Californian Mary Youngblood, Ulali, and more.
10/23 More New and Recent Releases: The latest from Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and cellist Natalie Haas, Celtic guitarist Robin Bullock, John McCutcheon, Dar Williams, Joe Troop (founding member of Che Apalache), and the Kronos Quartet’s tribute to Pete Seeger, Mark O’Connor (on guitar!), Mark Schatz (on banjo!).
10/30 Spirit Bridge: Music for the opening between the worlds on Samhain, from Joy Harjo, Linda Waterfall, Freedom Café, Robin Williamson, Caswell & Carnahan.
11/6 Tribute to The Chieftains & Paddy Moloney: Their Irish Farewell tour was cut short by the pandemic, before The Chieftains were able to take their last bow. This program is dedicated to the memory of founding Chieftains member Paddy Moloney, who passed away on October 12th at age 83.
11/13 Folk Surrealists: With an emphasis on deeper dimensions of sound, by Linda Perhacs, Mark Fry, Emmanuelle Parrenin, Roy Harper.
11/20 Rivers and Streams: Olivia Chaney, Buddy & Julie Miller, Arcady, Tim O’Brien, Janis Ian, Raye Zaragoza, Susan Cattaneo, Richard Shindell, Tish Hinojosa.
11/27 Hymns, Chants, and Mantras: Reflective music for the Thanksgiving season.
12/4 Transatlantic Sessions, part 2: An annual collaboration between leading Celtic and American roots musicians led by dobro player Jerry Douglas and Scottish fiddler Aly Bain. We’ll present some of the highlights over the last several years.
12/11 Sephardic Gems: Music growing out of the Jewish diaspora from Spain at the end of the fifteenth century. Ana Alcaide, Savina Yannatou, Sava, Elisabeth Pavelka.
12/18 One Host’s Favorites for the Year: Fresh discoveries, but including some slightly older releases.
12/25 Songs for the Holidays.
1/1 In Memoriam: Paying tribute to musicians who passed away in 2021. Ellen McIlwaine, Nanci Griffith, Peter Ostroushko, Grace Griffith, Alix Dobkin, Jivan Gasparian, Patrick Sky, Byron Berline, Kieran Halpin, Cajun fiddler Courtney Granger, Tony McMahon, and The Chieftains’ Paddy Moloney.

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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