Community Celebration of Place will be producing an American Roots Revue tour in five greater Minnesota communities, focusing on forgotten populations and audiences.
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On Tuesday, July 9th, the world lost a beloved cornerstone of the traditional music world: Toshi-Aline Ohta Seeger, aged 91. Toshi was the wife of Pete Seeger and passed away just a few days shy of their 70th Wedding Anniversary.
Nerstrand School's first Community Celebration took place fifteen years ago when Larry Long spent a week in residency at the school.
Join Superindent Bernadeia Johnson after the Sanford Celebration for dinner and a conversation
Larry Long, executive director of Community Celebration of Place, was on MPR's Radio Heartland with Dale Connelly this Saturday. Larry talked about the Elders' Wisdom, Children's Song program and the show highlighted a performance by the students of North Park Elementary honoring Meroslava Bryn.
I had the most awesome musical experience of my life—when I heard the fourth grade children at Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion school sing “Your Song” honoring our Elders! One of the elders was my son John. WHAT A SONG!
Thank You, Jack Tschida
News & Events
Glen Lake Elementary School will host an Elders’ Wisdom, Children’s Song celebration honoring three community elders in their gym on Thursday, May 7, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.
Sonnesyn Elementary School will host an Elders’ Wisdom, Children’s Song celebration honoring three community elders in their gym on Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.
The entire American Roots Revue Five-City Legacy Summer Tour ensemble is reuniting to perform at the Dakota Jazz Club in downtown Minneapolis on September 14, 2014!