From the Women's Coffeehouse: A Program of Music & Poetry

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From the Women's Coffeehouse: A Program of Music & Poetry
PRA Archive #: 
IZ1145A
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Recorded live on Saturday night, December 17, 1977, the Women's Coffeehouse put on a benefit for the WBAI Women's Programming. Rebecca Tron introduces the singer Suni Paz with cellist Martha Siegal, poet Sharon Thomson, poet Alice Walker, and musician Lynn Messinger. Eileen Zalisk, a women's health and science programmer, gives a brief biography about the Argentinian-born folksinger Suni Paz. She begins by singing an Argentinian song, "Cancion de la Ternurna" or "Song of Tenderness", "Hilandera de Suenos" or "Weaver of Dreams" , "La Muneca" while Martha Siegal performs on the cello, and several other songs. Donna Allegra, WBAI producer, introduces Alice Walker who reads "Early Losses: a requiem", "The Old Warrior Terror", "Thief", and "Forbidden Things". Judie Pasternak, a producer of women's programs, introduces Sharon Thomson who reads "Confessional" and "The Picnic" and "Mosadi". Contains "frank language."

Live music & poetry

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1977-12-17
Date Broadcast on: 
1977-12-18
Item duration: 
01:06:30
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Musician
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Musician
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Performer
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Performer
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WBAI New York, 1977-12-18
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