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Laborfest: Rockin’ Solidarity Chorus
Date Saturday July 27
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/AuthorLaborfest
Location Details
ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Across 2d St from baseball stadium. Diagonally across King St from MoMo’s Restaurant. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation as follows:
T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station, go to stadium side of King St, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between Fourth and Third, then walk one block to 2d Street, then 1 blocks south on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side; 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
47 bus which starts at North Point at Fisherman’s Wharf, travels on Van Ness, 11th St, Bryant and ends at Cal Train Station at 4th and Townsend, then walk on Townsend 2 blocks to 2d Street, then walk 2 block South on 2d to King St, cross King Street to stadium side, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
10 bus which runs from 24th and Potrero, on Rhode Island to 26th St, on Cesar Chavez St to Dakota, Wisconsin, Connecticut, DeHaro, Rhode Island at 16th St, on Townsend to Second Street AND from Van Ness on Pacific to Battery, on Battery to Second St to Third and Townsend, so get off at 2d Street and Townsend, then 1 block south on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side. 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium.
Keep Hope Alive! Moving Forward in Challenging Times
By The Rockin’ Solidarity Chorus

Featuring tunes old and new in four-part harmony, the show focuses on inspiring individuals and the movements that unite them. Among those profiled are Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Dolores Huerta, the Reverend William Barber, and the young anti-gun activists of the Parkland movement.

Chorus director Pat Wynne put the piece together as a response to the Trump era. While the administration foments xenophobia and channels benefits to the wealthy, the last few years have seen an upsurge of resistance and activism. The emphasis of the Chorus’ performance is on hope and taking strength from what is positive in our circumstances and our past.

The Rockin’ Solidarity Chorus was founded in 1999, to continue the cultural traditions of the labor and civil-rights movements. Its performances interweave songs with spoken narrative.

For more information: (415) 648-3457.

https://laborfest.net/event/keep-hope-alive-moving-forward-in-challenging-times/

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