Tag: Harry Chapin
What Harry Chapin knew 40 years ago is still true today: Poverty, unemployment, immigration status, disabilities, underemployment, homelessness, veterans status, and systemic racism impact people's ability to provide nutritious food to feed their family.
Grammy Award-winning guitarist, singer and Carle Place native Steve Vai is one of 10 recording artists that will be inducted into The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHOF) next month. Also being honored are Amagansett-based film score composer Carter Burwell, the late Queens-born producer Sandy Pearlman and five Brooklynites, including rapper Big Daddy Kane, producer Charles Koppleman, singer Garland Jeffreys, surf rockers Santo & Johnny, saxophonist Vince Giordano and composer Jim Steinman. Westbury Music Fair will be the second local music venue to be inducted. And accepting the Harry Chapin Music Award is rocker, producer and actor Steven Van Zandt—a New Jersey resident who’s the lone non-Long Islander being inducted.
The Doobie Bros., Switchfoot & Squeeze rock The Paramount; Sergio Mendes, Engelbert Humperdinck, Charlie Puth, Les Brers & Peter Frampton wow NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Dope levels Revolution Bar & Grill; 'Shadows of Liberty,' 'Madman' & The Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival screen at Cinema Arts Centre; Vetstock invades The Emporium; Lucy Kaplansky serenades YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts; Jo Dee Messina grooves at Patchogue Theatre; Gilbert Gottfried cracks up Governor's; Kenny Loggins shares stories at Book Revue; annual Oyster Festival rolls into Theodore Roosevelt Park; inaugural Queens Beer Festival taps Long Island City; & so much more!
"Proclaim it loud: All hail, Joan Jett!"
The Interfaith Nutrition Network (The INN), Long Island Cares and Island Harvest work year-round to help hungry and homeless Long Island families in need.
Stellar performances and moving speeches wowed a sold-out crowd.