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PeaceSmiths Long Island Coffeehouse on Fri. Nov. 2, 2018

Coffeehouse in Long Island on November 2, 2018. Music to celebrate peace, justice, and the environment. This month: Midnight Gypsy Caravan and The Dainty Ducks. Plus- Open Mic: music, poetry, sharing.

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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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Fri. May 6th: PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse with the Triceratones

PeaceSmiths Long Island Coffeehouse
Friday, May 6, 2016
at 8pm

The PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse presents…

Triceratones In The Round! with Rorie Kelly, Pauline Salotti, Martha Trachtenberg and
Claire Raby. Rorie Kelly: Dynamic singer, guitarist, and original song writer. Her New CD Rising Rising Rising is awesome. Pauline Salotti: WUSB FM personality. Original songwriter & performer. Martha Trachtenberg: Singer, songwriter, member of multiple bands! Claire Raby: singer, songwriter, vocalist, and the Triceratones’ official fashion director.

Open Time, we got a time at the end for you, if you got a song poem, jokes, or hurrahs.

$7 at the door. We collect vegetarian non-perishable food items for Long Island Food Not Bombs. Cans of vegetables, canned fruit, or bags of rice are good.

Directions: 

PeaceSmiths is held at: First United Methodist Church in Amityville:  25 Broadway Ave, Amityville, NY (Broadway is actually the south-most end of RT 110, near Merrick Road/Montauk Highway.) Our location is a long walk, or a short bike ride from the Amityville LIRR Station.

For more info or directions, leave a message at (631) 798-0778. PeaceSmiths’ Activist Hotline. (It’s external voicemail. May take a few days to get back with you.) (If you are in a rush, or need directions, call your favorite PeaceSmithie friend.)

Please bring your peace, justice, environmental, occupy, and activist fliers for our literature table. Open Time is great for songs, dances, (short) speeches, poems, and/or something funny to share!

PeaceSmiths, Inc. is a nonprofit organization for peace, justice, and the environment.

April 18, 2016 at 8:18 pm Leave a comment

Fri. April 1st: PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse with George Mann

PeaceSmiths Long Island Coffeehouse
Friday, April 1, 2016
at 8pm

The PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse presents…

George Mann: George Mann is making his Long Island appearance at the Coffeehouse. George is a political/social troubadour. A dying breed. He is an amazing songwriter. His show is part concert, rally, and history lesson. He writes songs of peace and labor and is back from his Australian tour. George has released many CDs, and his latest “Portraits” is very good.

Chris Connolly: Chis J. Connolly is a singer-songwriter from Staffordshire, England, who now lives on Long Island. (more…)

March 26, 2016 at 9:17 am Leave a comment

PS Coffeehouse: Friday, Feb 5th

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse
Friday, February 5, 2016
at 8pm

 
Featuring…
 
Bryan Gallo, singer/songwriter

The Septemberists, acoustic duo

Richard Barnhart, poet

and

Open Mic! Maybe you?!

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Please bring a nonperishable item of vegan food for LI Food Not Bombs
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See performer notes and directions at the readmore…

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January 25, 2016 at 8:26 pm Leave a comment

2015/16 Season! Oct 2nd PS Coffeehouse

PeaceSmiths October Coffeehouse
Friday, Oct. 2nd
at 8pm

PeaceSmiths First-of-the-Season Coffeehouse
A fun gathering, with a long tradition

Music by Billionaire Brian
and
90’s covers and more by J.P. Noonan
and
Poet, TBA
and
Open Mic (Maybe you! Bring your song,
poem, joke, dance, or plan to save the earth)

Directions and Info…

(more…)

September 23, 2015 at 9:24 am Leave a comment

PEACESMITHS JUNE COFFEEHOUSE, LAST ONE OF THE SEASON, FRIDAY JUNE 6TH 8PM

PS June Coffeehouse:
Fri. June 6th, 2014 8PM

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Mountain Maidens

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse

Mountain Maidens, Local Folk singers

Poetry with Poet Laureate of Suffolk County,
Pramila Venkateswaran

Sing-a-Long, led by Andy Greenhouse

Open Mic…Maybe You?

What an amazing line-up! A real Power Punch! And, while Mountain Maidens, Pramila, and Andy are the only scheduled performers, old PeaceSmithies know there are lots of surprises in store at the Open Mic after the show. We have had modern dance, satirical trios, and the recitation of eloquent manifestos. What can you share?

Held at:The First United Methodist Church in Amityville
$7 suggested donation More if possible, less if necessary, 
includes
healthy, vegetarian munchies
More info or directions, see below, or leave a message at:
(631)798-0778 or http://www.peacesmiths.org

Extended directions and performer notes: (more…)

May 6, 2014 at 12:40 pm Leave a comment

May 2014 Peacesmiths Coffeehouse, Fri May 2nd Amityville- Dedicated to Pete Seeger (updated)

UPDATED – Peacesmiths May Coffeehouse Friday, May 2, 2014 8pm

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, 

Poetry,and Whatever Coffeehouse

PeaceSmiths May Coffeehouse
  Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 8pm  

Dedicated to Pete Seeger

George Mann Folk singer/songwriter, musician, and activist

Patti Tana, Local poet, former Professor of English at Nassau Community College.

Ken Krumenacker, L I Folk Singer and singer/songwriter

Open Mic: Maybe You?

What an amazing line-up! A real Power Punch! And, while George, Patti and the Ken are the only scheduled performers, old PeaceSmithies know there are lots of surprises in store at the Open Mic after the show. We have had modern dance, satirical trios, and the recitation of eloquent manifestos. What can you share?

Held at:The First United Methodist Church (3rd floor) in Amityville
$7 suggested donation
More if possible, less if necessary
includes coffee, tea and snacks
More info or directions, see below, or leave a message at:
(631)798-0778 orhttp://www.peacesmiths.org

Directions and Performer Notes:

More extended notes:

PS May Coffeehouse: Fri. May 2nd 2014  8pm

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse
PeaceSmiths is held at the First United Methodist Church in Amityville.
We call it “The last church on the left.”
Address: 25 Broadway Ave, Amityville, NY
(Broadway is actually the southmost end of RT 110
near Merrick Road/Montauk Highway.)
PeaceSmiths, Inc., community organizing for peace, justice and the environment. Please bring literature to share about: Peace, Justice, Environment, Occupy, etc!
PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse happens the first Friday of the month, from October to June!

More about the performers:

George Mann – Folk singer/songwriter ,musician and activist. George is extremely well-known for his original songs as well as all the old folk songs. He has followed the trail of the Almanac singers recently and he has many cds for sale. His new cd is coming out in August. He used to sing with his partner Julius, whom we all dearly miss.

Patti Tana –Local poet who grew up on the Hudson River in Peekskill, New York, and since 1968 she has made her home on Long Island. She is Professor Emerita of English at Nassau Community College (SUNY) and the Associate Editor of the Long Island Quarterly since it was founded in 1990. In 2009 Patti was selected as Poet Of The Year by the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association.Patti is the author of eight books of poetry and is the editor of an anthology of 119 poems by 63 poets.

Ken Krumenacker – LI Folk Singer, writes all his own material. He played a his song about Maine Fisherman at our last open mic. 

Open Mic: Maybe You?

 

HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!

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Activist Hotline: (631) 798-0778
Photos, archives and more at the web-site:
http://www.peacesmiths.org

April 6, 2014 at 3:46 pm Leave a comment

PEACESMITHS ENDORSES NORTH COUNTRY PEACE GROUP MARCH 2014

The North Country Peace Group invites you to its annual 

MARCH FOR PEACE AND

 ECONOMIC & SOCIAL JUSTICE 

Saturday, March 29, 2014

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Port Jefferson Village 

March with us as we protest and resist:

Ÿ Our Nation’s Perpetual War Policies Ÿ Income Inequality Ÿ Job Loss and Foreclosures

Ÿ Attacks on Organized Labor Ÿ Destruction of the Environment Ÿ Cost of Health Care For Profit

Ÿ Student Loan Debt Ÿ Cuts to Human Services ŸThe Encroaching Surveillance State

Ÿ Corporate Greed & Control of Government  Ÿ And Other Threats to the Well Being of the 99%!!

 

Event will take place rain or shine.

You may wish to bring drums, kazoos or other musical instruments to help us convey

our message that peace and justice can prevail! 

Assemble at 12:15 p.m. at the intersection of Rt. 112 (Main St.) and Rt. 25A (blinking light, across from ferry) in Port Jefferson Village. Signs will be supplied, or carry your own. 

Program of speakers and music – and the reading of the names of Long Island troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan – will take place at the conclusion of our march.

SPEAKERS: Mac Bica, Veterans for Peace LI; Kathy Lahey, One Billion Rising;

Bob Keeler, Pax Christi LI; Charlotte Koons, CodePink LI; and Bill McNulty, NCPG

For further information or to endorse this action, contact: ncpeaceg@gmail.com 

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March 12, 2014 at 10:23 pm Leave a comment

APRIL PEACESMITHS COFFEE HOUSE, FRIDAY- APRIL 4, 2014 8 PM

Peacesmiths April Coffeehouse Friday April 4th 2014 8pm

PS April Coffeehouse: Fri. April 4, 2014 8PM

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry,and Whatever Coffeehouse

PeaceSmiths April Coffeehouse
Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 8pm

Wild Ginger- Folk singers
Richard Newman, Local poet
The Brunettes, Songwriters/Musicians
Open Mic: Maybe You?

What an amazing line-up! A real Power Punch! And, while Wild Ginger, Richard and the Brunettes are the only scheduled performers, old PeaceSmithies know there are lots of surprises in store at the Open Mic after the show. We have had modern dance, satirical trios, and the recitation of eloquent manifestos. What can you share?

Held at:The First United Methodist Church (3rd floor) in Amityville
$7 suggested donation
More if possible, less if necessary
includes healthy, vegetarian munchies
More info or directions, see below, or leave a message at:
(631)798-0778 orhttp://www.peacesmiths.org

Directions and Performer Notes:

More extended notes:

PS April Coffeehouse: Fri. April 4th 2014  8pm

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse
PeaceSmiths is held at the First United Methodist Church in Amityville.
We call it “The last church on the left.”
Address: 25 Broadway Ave, Amityville, NY
(Broadway is actually the southmost end of RT 110
near Merrick Road/Montauk Highway.)
PeaceSmiths, Inc., community organizing for peace, justice and the environment. Please bring literature to share about: Peace, Justice, Environment, Occupy, etc!
PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse happens the first Friday of the month, from October to June!

More about the performers:

Wild Ginger, Folk singers, widely featured

Richard Newman, Local poet, translator, and host of an ongoing poetry series in Queens. He is also a Professor of English at   Nassau Community College.

The Brunettes, Songwriters/Musicians – very unique

Open Mic: Maybe You?

 

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March 10, 2014 at 12:18 pm Leave a comment

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Calendar

Fri. Oct. 4th, 2019
PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse
First of the new season!
Jimi Durso and Matt Kline of
Coincidence Machine
and
Travis McKevney
and
Open Mic! Maybe you?
and
(Won’t we have things to talk about?!)

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Fri. June 7, 2019
8pm
PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse
Last of the season!

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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.