Nancy Schimmel: Author of Occupella

 

Join us in welcoming Nancy Schimmel to Laurel Book Store!

 

 

Meet local author Nancy Schimmel, who will discuss her work and read from her book, Occupella: Singing in the Lifeboats.

 

About the Book:

 

An account of the first year of Occupella, an activist song-leading group that grew out of song circles at Occupy Oakland and Occupy Berkeley formed by five professional singer-songwriters in 2011. Occupella is still busy leading songs at rallies, marches and meetings..

 

About the Author:

 

Nancy Schimmel is a veteran of the sixties peace movement and the women's movement. her songs have been sung by Pete Seeger, Sally Rogers, and Grupo Raiz. She is working on a biography of her mother, Malvina Reynolds, who wrote "Little Boxes" and other songs.

 

 

 

 

 

Event date: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
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