Social Role of the Arts Series: Labor Movement Songs

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Social Role of the Arts Series:

The Historical Role of Songs in the Labor Movement

Thursday, May 3, 2018 (Lunch)

TIME: 11:30am – Bar opens; 12:15pm – Lunch served; 1-2pm – Presentation and Q&A

EVENT TYPE: Speaker Luncheon

This program is dedicated to the memory of the late great Movement Organizer Paul Booth (see photo, credit: AFSCME).

From the beginning of US Labor movements, songs have played a vital role in energizing labor organizing and activities. In this program, which will include selected songs performed by a local group of singers, attendees are invited to sing along with the familiar oldies, hear some new ones, and discuss the subject of the role of songs in social movements and how it could or should be re-activated.

PRICE: $25 Members; $30 Non-members (includes lunch); $10 Lecture only.


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