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PS June Coffeehouse: Wescott, Stone, and Mari Amanda

Friday, June 1st: PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse

PeaceSmiths June Coffeehouse
~last of the season~

Friday, June 1st

8pm

Bob Westcott, folk legend

Hank Stone, singer/songwriter

and

Mari Amanda, lead singer of the band “The Going Rate”

PLUS

Open Mic!

(Maybe you?)

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Please bring announcements and/or literature about events related to peace, justice, and the environment. (more…)

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May 23, 2018 at 12:42 pm Leave a comment

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Friday, March 9th

PeaceSmiths
March Coffeehouse
(2nd Friday of the month, this month!)
Friday, March 9th
at 8 PM
Art & Music Improv
with artist Robyn Bellospirito and musician Jimi Durso.
A creative collaboration where art and music are an improvised dialogue. It’s fascinating to witness the spontaneous creation of new works of art and music that are inspired by each other. Come down and see/hear!

Bryan Gallo: Singer, guitarist, song writer. Original. Bryan has played all over L.I. and
has done our Coffee House before!
and

Open Mic: Maybe you!

 
$7 donation requested

More if possible, less if necessary

 

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March 2, 2018 at 6:05 pm 1 comment

Tom Ryan @ PeaceSmiths Coffee House 2/2/18

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse

Friday, February 2, 2018

8pm

Tom Ryan will play this month’s Coffee House.

Tom Ryan has been active on the Long Island music scene for over 25 years. He is a singer-songwriter and plays guitar, keyboards and bass. Though primarily a pop/rock artist, he has studied classical guitar with the head of the music department at Molloy College and is currently exploring fingerstyle blues with Toby Walker and advanced vocal techniques with Marybeth Mundell. He started out performing in rock bands while still in high school, and currently is doing solo acoustic gigs at local coffeehouses and restaurants as well as private parties, benefits and organizations for the dsabled.

There will be Open Time so bring your song, poem, or manifesto.

We will collect vegetarian non-perishable food stuff for L.I. Food not Bombs aka Community Solidarity and the Methodist Church food drive.

$7 at the door. More if possible, less if necessary.


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Directions:

First United Methodist Church, 25 Broadway, Amityville, New York 11701 (The “last church on the left” going south on Rte 110)

February 1, 2018 at 9:11 am Leave a comment

2018: PS Coffeehouse 1/5/2018

Peacesmiths Monthly Coffee House

Friday, January 5, 2018

8:00 P.M.

This month features:

Eli Maniscalco will do his guitar stylings and very original songs for the Coffee House. Eli has played the coffee house and venues all over Long Island.

and

Tom Ryan will play originals and covers. Tom’s songs touch the heart.

plus

OPEN TIME! Maybe you! (music, poetry, songs, and everything welcome)

Info and directions: (more…)

December 30, 2017 at 3:09 pm Leave a comment

Myles & Sargent @ Friday 6/2/17 Coffeehouse

The PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Long Island Coffeehouse presents John Myles, Walter Sargent, and Open Time.

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PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Fri 5/5/17 on LI

PeaceSmiths, a Long Island group dedicated to peace, justice, and the environment will host our monthly coffeehouse on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8pm.

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PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Friday, March 3rd on Long Island

PeaceSmiths, a Long Island group dedicated to peace, justice, and the environment will host our monthly coffeehouse on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 8pm.

PeaceSmiths March Coffeehouse
with music by Gary Ivan and Pete Mancini
and
Open Mic!

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 
at 8 PM
Pete Mancini, singer/songwriter, an acoustic set
Pete is the lead singer of “Butchers Blind”, a local alternative/Americana/folk rock band
This is Pete’s first appearance at our coffee house

and
Gary Ivan, singer/songwriter
Gary is also a visual artist and a PeaceSmiths favorite.
He used to design the Coffee House flyers for the mailing back in the day.
Gary hosted several very cool Open Mics in Huntington.
and
Open Mic — maybe you?!
Come share discussion about the current state of politics and the presidency.

Literature table for sharing info on music, art, poetry, activism, demonstrations, and marches.

More info and directions:

(more…)

February 23, 2017 at 11:26 am Leave a comment

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Calendar

Fri. June 1st
8pm
Bob Westcott
Hank Stone
Mari Amanda
PLUS
Open Mic!

*
Fri. April 4th
8pm
Midnight Gypsy Caravan
and
The Septemberists
PLUS
Open Mic!

*

Fri. March 9, 2018
8pm
Art & Music
Robyn Bellospirito &
Jimi Durso
PLUS
Bryan Gallo
AND
Open Mic!

Fri. Feb. 2, 2018
8pm
Tom Ryan
plus
OPEN MIC

Fri. Jan. 5, 2018
8pm
Eli Maniscalco
plus
OPEN MIC

*

Fri. Dec 1st
8pm
John Myles
and
Zack Reyes
plus
OPEN MIC

*
Fri. November 3rd
8pm / Jazz & more
Coincidence Machine
and
Jimi Durso & friends
and
Rudel Drears, jazz piano
plus
Open Mic!

***

Fri. October 6th
8pm
Bluegrass and Jazz!
PLUS
Open Time.

The PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse is the first Friday of the month, from October to June.

Public Access TV

PeaceSmiths Monthly Coffeehouse and Monthly Forum can sometimes be seen on Public Access TV on the Woodbury Cable system channel 20 on the following shows:

Church of Comedy

Harmony Rising

Banner Photo

The banner photo is PeaceSmiths friends and banner in Washington, D.C. for a peace march on January 27, 2007. Susan is waving on the left, above the "e". Photo copyright Merly Thinanyi of Thihanyi Photography in Valley Stream.