Rochester Committee on Latin America for many years has sought to be a bridge between the Rochester community and the people of Latin America.
In the 1850’s, abolitionist Gerrit Smith (with John Brown, Frederick Douglass and others) gave away over 120,000 acres of Adirondack farmland to 3,000 free blacks in an attempt to fulfill New York State’s onerous property requirement necessary for blacks to vote. This opera brings this complex struggle to life with deeply emotional melodies, driving 19 c. dance rhythms and the dramatic struggle for racial equality and inclusive democracy.
Glenn McClure travels the world, seeking the musical voice of the Earth. He listens to the natural world and the people who study it and live within it. From camping on the Ross Ice Shelf of Antarctica to hiking the Volcanos of Hawai’i, Glenn searches for the place where science and beauty meet. His music and inspirational speeches energize those who care for the planet.
He currently serves as a faculty member at Paul Smiths College. His compositions have enjoyed a wide audience in the US and abroad.
Genesee Valley Citizens for Peace is a nonviolent activist group, maintaining close contacts with national groups such as Peace Action NYS, and Nicaragua Network, and MoveOn. Our members includes concerned individuals from Livingston, Genesee, Monroe, Ontario, and Wyoming counties. We extend membership to any person anywhere who believes in our goals and our methods.
“Emancipation…Again” is a civic, educational and artistic exploration of the legacy of freedom. This web-based, global collaboration will bring scholars, artists, educators, and K12 students together in a variety of forums to share their unique experiences on Emancipation. Musicians and educators in the US, West Africa, and Europe will create joint works of music and art that combine their unique views of their common history…the Atlantic Slave Trade. By sharing these views in music, writing, drama, and visual arts, we can all get a more complete picture of our global heritage.
Reintroduced Lit Magazine for St. John Fisher College.