By Gwen Orel

How it’s New York: The Labor Movement has long roots in New York.
How it’s Irish: The program was produced by the CUNY Institute of Irish-American Studies and the Department of African-American Studies at Lehman College
REVIEW of “RISE UP SINGING: WOMEN IN THE LABOR MOVEMENT” (via http://www.artistswithoutwalls.com)

“Eloquent writing, beautiful voices, charismatic performers who connected with each other — it was an inspired evening.” Justine Blau, author of “Scattered: A Mostly True Memoir,” after attending “Rise Up Singing: Women in the Labor Movement…

Gwen Orel
About the Author

Gwen Orel

The only New York journalist who writes for both the Forward and Irish Music Magazine.