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Thank you for registering to attend: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Anne Feeney. Below, find details about how you can participate.
HOW TO JOIN THE MEMORIAL:
Time: April 3, 2021 3pm Eastern Time/ 2pm Central/ 1pm Mountain/ 12 pm Pacific
Join on Zoom with one click: https://zoom.us/j/93181338668?pwd=TlBpckZ2dXRWSlFyakFMT0hzVGNZUT09
Meeting ID: 931 8133 8668
- Please do not share the link above. Instead, do encourage friends and family to register using this link.
- The public portion of this event (from 2:45pm to about 4:30pm will be livestreamed through Anne Feeney's Facebook Page.
2:30pm-3:00pm (ET): Doors Open: If you enter the meeting during this time, you will hear Anne’s music and see pictures of her life. Soon, you will receive an invitation to join a “Reception Room” where you’ll hear a bit about how we’re running the event, including the Break Out Rooms, which will be open during this time. If you wish, you may visit the Break Out Rooms and chat informally with the facilitators. All Break Out Rooms will be closed shortly before 3:00pm (ET).
3:00pm-4:30pm (ET): Video Tribute to Anne: The main tribute program features songs, memories, and storytelling from Anne’s family, friends, and musical admirers including Emma’s Revolution, Peter Yarrow, Peggy Seeger, Tom Morello, Holly Near, John McCutcheon, Duncan Phillips, Amy Sue and Daniel Berlin, Chris Chandler, Evan Greer, Bev Grant, Mike Stout, Liz Berlin and many others.
4:30pm-6:00pm (ET): Break Out Rooms: We will move from the pre-recorded program to facilitated breakout rooms in which participants are invited to share memories and songs in real time.
BREAK OUT ROOMS:
We planned seven main Break Out Rooms from approximately 4:30pm-6:00pm (ET). Each room will be facilitated and will have a welcoming and participatory vibe. Topics reflect the many sides of Anne’s life, the communities she touched, and the people who loved her. Participants are free to visit different rooms as they wish.
TECH NOTE: We strongly recommend updating your Zoom Client to the latest version, because the updates since 5.3 make it easier for you to move around among the Break Out Rooms. This 1-minute video explains the simple steps to do this. If you are new to using Zoom for participatory conversations, look at this simple visual tutorial on the basics of muting, unmuting, and chatting, three functions which appear a little differently depending on the type of device you use.
1. Anne's Pittsburgh Life, Fannie Sellins Room: Come share a hometown tale of Anne's life in Pittsburgh. -- Mike Stout and Steffi Domike
2. Anne's Festival Life, Utah Phillips Room: Think virtual campfires such as the ones at the Kerrville Folk Festival and the Oregon Country Fair. Songs about Anne welcome, as well as poetry, and stories! -- Kris Deelane and Jena Kirkpatrick
3. Anne's Life in Labor Arts, Mother Jones Room: An opportunity to share stories about Anne in the labor culture community, particularly the Great Labor Arts Exchange, Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival, and AFM Local 1000. -- Nina Fendel, Saul Schniderman, and Susan Lewis
4. Rebel Gals Song Swap, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Room: A women’s song swap honoring Anne Feeney's music, featuring a whole lot of kickass hell-raising women artists singing women’s songs. -- Aileen Vance, Bev Grant, Colleen Kattau, and Erin Mae Lewis
5. Song Swap to Smash the State, The Joe Hill Room: Come one! Come all! Song swap. -- Evan Greer, Hali Hammer, and Karen Billard
6. Anne's Family and Extended Family, The William Patrick Feeney Room: Sharing stories of folks from the early years to the present extended family. -- Daniel Berlin and Vern Crawford
7. Stories of Anne on the Road: The Sojourner Truth Room: Hosts, producers and fans, share your stories of Anne's many travels. -- Janet Stecher, Charlie King, and Bob Barnes
RECORDING THE BREAK OUTS:
Anne's family requested we record all break out rooms for the family to be able to view at a later date. The goal is to create a video archive using the footage we gather. Pre-assigned technicians are recording the sessions with the intention of sharing the recordings privately with the family afterwards. However, your image will not be recorded unless you are speaking and your camera is on. Breakout room conversations will not be livestreamed.
SHARING MEMORIES OF ANNE:
Due to the large number of people registered for this memorial, there is a possibility that not everyone who wishes to share a memory of Anne will be able to do so within the time we are together for this event. Please also consider sharing your memories of Anne (photos/videos/stories) to the memorial board that will be presented to Anne's family. Click on this link to view the board and add your post: https://www.kudoboard.com/boards/tgYWiNh9/annefeeney...
DONATIONS TO THE ANNE FEENEY HELLRAISER FUND
If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to defray costs and to support the Anne Feeney Hellraiser Fund for young musicians, please click here. You may also write a check to Labor Heritage Foundation, 815 Black Lives Matter Plaza, NW, Washington, DC 20006. Please write "Anne Feeney" in the memo line.
Celebrating the Life of Anne Feeney
Start: Saturday, April 03, 2021• 3:00 PM • Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)
End: Saturday, April 03, 2021• 6:00 PM • Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)
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