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Ithaca, 14850
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October 2019

Cornell Storytelling Club

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 20, 2020

Durland Alternatives Library, 127 Anabel Taylor Hall
Ithaca, 14850
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Cornell Storytelling Club weekly general assembly meetings.

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Mara Levine & Gathering Time, Bound for Glory

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Durland Alternatives Library, 127 Anabel Taylor Hall
Ithaca, 14850

From http://boundforglory.org/ :   “While Mara Levine doesn’t sing original songs, it truly doesn’t matter. She chooses songs or has songwriters create to suit her voice, and what a voice! With Gathering Time backing her up, it’s magical. Mara and Gathering Time performed at my series a few days ago and the audience loved it, and her. And the harmonies they created – spectacular.”—Jill Padua, RiverFolk Concerts Called one of the best singers of her generation by Christine Lavin, folksinger…

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Radiant Voices: Radical Poetry Night

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Durland Alternatives Library, 127 Anabel Taylor Hall
Ithaca, 14850
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Haven Community Meeting

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 6, 2019

Durland Alternatives Library, 127 Anabel Taylor Hall
Ithaca, 14850
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All are welcome to join Haven: the LGBTQ+ Student Union at Cornell for our monthly community meeting. Meet others in the community, learn about upcoming events, engage in discussion, chill out, and let us know your feedback/ideas for Haven!

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Larry Kaplan, Bound for Glory

October 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Durland Alternatives Library, 127 Anabel Taylor Hall
Ithaca, 14850

From http://boundforglory.org/ :   “Larry’s themes address topics of concern to all of us who care about those with whom we share this planet. One of the best song-makers in the folk song revival.”—Sandy Paton, Folk Legacy Records Larry Kaplan has been described as a keen and sympathetic observer of the human condition. He cares deeply and writes eloquently about the concerns of others, reflecting his profound respect for the farmers, fishermen, and the other hard working people of New England.…

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November 2019

Bill Staines, Bound for Glory

November 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Durland Alternatives Library, 127 Anabel Taylor Hall
Ithaca, 14850

From http://boundforglory.org/ :   “Bill Staines has been my hero since 1977. He carries on where Woody left off-carrying on the tradition of stories and characters you wish you knew.”—Nanci Griffith For more than forty years, Bill has traveled back and forth across North America, singing his songs and delighting audiences at festivals, folksong societies, colleges, concerts, clubs, and coffeehouses. A New England native, Bill became involved with the Boston- Cambridge folk scene in the early 1960’s. From the time in…

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Arise & Go, Bound for Glory

November 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Durland Alternatives Library, 127 Anabel Taylor Hall
Ithaca, 14850

From http://boundforglory.org/ :   Arise & Go is an exciting Celtic trio that finds its roots in the dance music of Ireland, Scotland and Atlantic Canada. Noted for their “precision and energy”, the band blends traditional melodies and instruments into fresh new arrangements. Based in Ithaca, New York, Ellie Goud, Michael Roddy, and Tim Ball bring their varied musical backgrounds together to produce a sound which is both grounded in tradition and uniquely fresh and driving. Winners of the 2018 Best…

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Joy Bennett & Chris Koldewey, Bound for Glory

November 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Durland Alternatives Library, 127 Anabel Taylor Hall
Ithaca, 14850

From http://boundforglory.org/ :   Chris Koldewey has been singing folk music—and sea music in particular—since his early teens. He comes from a family rich in maritime traditions, and his lullabies as a child were traditional songs of the sea. Chris primarily performs US and British traditional music, and he is attracted to the stories behind many of the songs he sings. He has played concerts and festivals in both the US and the UK, and has led workshops dealing with a…

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December 2019

The New Cut Road String Band, Bound for Glory

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Durland Alternatives Library, 127 Anabel Taylor Hall
Ithaca, 14850

From http://boundforglory.org/ :   New Cut Road String Band is an old-time string band that plays music from the southern Appalachian Mountains that became popular in this country from the mid-1920s through to the Great Depression. With John Hoffmann on fiddle, Steve Arkin on banjo, Jim Reidy on tenor guitar, Randi Beckmann on guitar, and Sally Freund on bass, they deliver fast and furious fiddle dance tunes as well as ballads that bring a tear to the eye. John Hoffmann, the fiddler,…

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