Toshi Seeger http://wamc.org en Lincoln Center Will Stream Seeger Fest Concert http://wamc.org/post/lincoln-center-will-stream-seeger-fest-concert <p></p><p>New York City’s Lincoln Center says it will offer a live stream from a weekend memorial concert for Pete Seeger and his wife Toshi. The concert is Seeger Fest.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:35:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 94948 at http://wamc.org Lincoln Center Will Stream Seeger Fest Concert Seeger Fest July 17-21 http://wamc.org/post/seeger-fest-july-17-21 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.seegerfest.org">Seeger Fest</a> is a one-time festival created by Pete and Toshi Seeger’s grandson, Kitama Cahill-Jackson, as a way for those who knew and admired Pete and Toshi to remember them, and for those who hadn't heard of them, to get inspired by their compassion for the human race.</p><p>The fest will take place July 17th through July 21st and will include performances from includes performances by Judy Collins, Peter Yarrow, Amanda Palmer, Tom Chapin, The Chapin Sisters, Steve Earle, Dar Williams, Guy Davis, Kim and Reggie Harris, and many others.</p><p>Kitama Cahill-Jackson joins us now to tell us more.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:13:54 +0000 Alan Chartock 93942 at http://wamc.org Seeger Fest July 17-21 Friends Remember Toshi Seeger http://wamc.org/post/friends-remember-toshi-seeger <p>Toshi Seeger died Tuesday at the age of 91. The wife of folk music legend Peter Seeger is being remembered as an activist, filmmaker, and a woman with a profound influence on her husband.</p><p>Hal Cohen is a founding member of Beacon-based Clearwater, an environmental organization of which Pete Seeger is also a founding member.</p><p>Cohen says she was a role model for him, and helped with such challenges like founding Clearwater.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:49:02 +0000 Allison Dunne 68985 at http://wamc.org Friends Remember Toshi Seeger 7/11/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/71113-panel <p>Today's panelists are WAMC's President and CEO Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf, and Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union.</p><p>Topics:<br>Remembering Toshi Seeger<br>Camp Bisco<br>Plan by NYS Office of Mental Health to close nine state psychiatric centers<br>&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 68963 at http://wamc.org Toshi Seeger Dies http://wamc.org/post/toshi-seeger-dies <p>Folk music website, Singout.org is reporting that Toshi Seeger, wife of folk music great Pete Seeger, died on July 9, 2013. &nbsp;Seeger, who had been in ill health in recent years, was 91. &nbsp;<a href="http://singout.org/2013/07/10/toshi-seeger-passes/" target="_blank">Read the full report</a>.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 01:46:18 +0000 68936 at http://wamc.org Toshi Seeger Dies