In addition to the music schedule below, the Festival featured labor art (including my husband, Julie Leonardsson's); panel discussions, workshops, films (including John Sayles' MATEWAN)... a FANTASTIC DAY.. Thanks to Wes Brain for the photos!
Here are some Photos:
Susan Lewis and Janet Stecher - "Rebel Voices" - sing with me
Saturday, November 10th
Pacific Northwest Labor Arts Festival: Workers Unite With Art!
Portland State University
Cramer Hall Room 053
[Schedule as of 11/01/07]
Music Stage - PSU's Cramer Hall - Room 053 (Basement level):
1:00 PM - Native American Ceremony
2:00 PM - M.C. introduces, Festival Coordinator Jim Cook, who introduces the other members of the Coordinating Committee.
2:05 PM - Jimmy Kelly (Santa Cruz) - Founder of the Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival (1987)
2:15 PM - General Strike Band
2:30 PM - The Joe Hillbillies
2:45 PM - George Mann (New York City)
3:00 PM - Film: "A Union Man - The Life and Work of Julius Margolin"
4:00 PM - Melinda Pittman
4:45 PM - Citizens Band (Olympia)
Grace Cox of Citizens' Band and I join Rebel Voices
5:20 PM - Mic Crenshaw
6:15 PM - Judy O'Connor - NW Oregon Labor Council, Executive Secretary-Treasurer
Others - KBOO Radio, PNLHA, others
6:30 PM -The AFTRA Radio Players Presents - A Stage Reading of Studs Terkel's "American Dreams"
6:50 PM - Rebel Voices (Seattle)
7:30 PM -The AFTRA Radio Players Presents - A Stage Reading of Studs Terkel's "American Dreams"
7:50 PM - Dick Weissman - Folk Legend / Musician for the Oil, Chemical, Atomic Workers Union
8:20 PM - Anne Feeney - "The Best Labor Singer in North America" ---- Utah Phillips
9:00 PM - Finale
The UNION makes us strong!!!!