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Music and Social Justice Series: Charlie King & Candace Cassin

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Forbes Library presents a series of workshop-performances about the role of music in social justice.May 22: Charlie King & Candace Cassin

“Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn me ‘Round” offers a history of the Civil Rights Movement for African Americans from 1955 to 1967, highlighting activists such as Rosa Parks, Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker.

Charlie King & Candace Cassin recreate these dramatic events using historic narrative, original music and over 230 PowerPoint images. It is a dramatic performance half a century old and as compelling as this morning’s headlines.

Charlie King is a musical storyteller, labor historian and political satirist. Pete Seeger hailed him as “One of the finest singers and songwriters of our time.” Candace Cassin is a social service provider, spiritual director and teacher of Buddhist practice. They are married and live in Shelburne Falls MA.

Details

Date:
May 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://forbeslibrary.org/events/performances/

Organizer

Forbes Library
Phone:
413-587-1011
Website:
https://forbeslibrary.org/

Venue

Forbes Library
20 West St.
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Phone:
(413) 587-1011

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