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A Celebration of Mother’s Day
with NYFS and Peggy & Pete Seeger

NYFS invited friends to attend the Peggy and Pete Seeger concert at Proctors Theater in Schenectady on May 12, 2013, and enjoy a pre-concert reception and dinner. Limited tickets available here.

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Dinner & Show: Peggy and Pete Seeger in Concert

A Special Event to Benefit the New York Folklore Society

Sunday May 12, 2013

In Concert

At The 8th Step Coffeehouse
At Proctors Theater
Schenectady, NY

Included a special reception, dinner & the show!

Pete SeegerPhoto: Martha Cooper


The New York Folklore Society invited friends to attend the Peggy and Pete Seeger Concert as our guests on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Proctors Theater and to enjoy a:
in the Fenimore Gallery at Proctors
Reception from
5:00 — 6:30 ♦
Concert at 7:00 p.m.
Dining includes Moroccan specialties from Tara Kitchen:
Appetizer: Eggplant, roasted garlic and tomato dip with pita bread
Entrée: Chicken with mixed vegetables tagine
Sides: Spinach with artichoke hearts and Couscous with raisins
Dessert: Baklava

Folk legend Pete Seeger reunited with his younger sister Peggy for a rare concert, in celebration of Pete’s 95th birthday! For nearly 80 years as a performer, Pete Seeger has embodied the ideals of folk music — communication, entertainment, social comment, historical continuity, inclusiveness. His own songs and those he has discovered and shared, have imprinted adults and children with the sounds, traditions, and values of our global past and present. His fearless contributions, including his resistance against the McCarthy blacklist of the 1950s, have earned him a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Harvard Arts Medal, Kennedy Center Award, Presidential Medal of the Arts and membership in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Folksinger and multi-instrumentalist, Peggy Seeger is regarded as one of the foremost interpreters of US and UK traditional folk songs; a pioneering feminist songwriter and prolific recording artist, she has performed internationally, released 22 solo albums, and written for film, television and radio, earning a SONY Silver award.
At the pre-concert dinner

Pre-concert dinner

The New York Folklore Society gratefully acknowledges

431 Liberty Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
for their generous support of the Peggy and Pete Seeger concert fundraiser, Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Proctors Theater, Schenectady, NY.

The New York Folklore Society and its programs are funded by the
New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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