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Daytona Beach Area Unitarian Universalists Present Dan Gribbin Lecture on Pete Seeger and Modern American Folk Music


The Unitarian Universalist Society Daytona Beach Area, on December 2, 2009 at 7pm, will be presenting Dan Gribbin's lecture and discussion of modern American folk music, highlighting Pete Seege's role in its mid 20th Century popularity and its use in protests for issues of social activism.

Ormond Beach, FL, December 02, 2009 --(PR.com)-- For more than fifty years the Unitarian Universalist Society Daytona Beach Area (UUSDBA) has been a leader in the community keeping citizens educated about issues affecting the quality of their lives. As part of its continuing educational efforts the UUSDBA presents Explorations: the Life Long Learning program series.

This week on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 7pm singer/songwriter, and retired English professor, Dan Gribbin will be presenting “Pete Seeger: Voice of the Folk”. The program format is a lecture, followed by discussion of the prominent role folk music has played in the civil rights movement, environmental awareness and development of the human spirit, as well as the contributions of Pete Seeger, former member of the Weavers, and composer of many popular protest songs including “Where Have All The Flowers Gone?”

Pete Seeger, who is 90 years-young, along with his five string banjo, was an integral part of modern American social activism. His participation ushered in an era of explosive interest in the folk music of America.

To register for this fascinating program email: uuexplorations@gmail.com

To register by phone and to receive more information contact

Dan Kennedy 386-672-2556.

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