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Artists, Activists Call for Peace at Santa Rosa March
It was a noisy crew trying to make something happen on the streets of central Santa Rosa on Saturday as about 120 people paraded through town with a vision of better world.
Part of a global movement that began in Sonoma County three years ago and called 100 Thousand Poets for Change, the Santa Rosa march was mostly a parade of musicians, dancers, drummers and, yes, a few more traditional poets.
Their common mission was to use the intersection of art and activism to promote peace and sustainability around the world in alliance with poets and other artists in more than 100 countries, where nearly 550 poetry readings and other public events were planned this weekend.
“We feel that positive change will come through the artists,” said Abraham Entin, a member of Sebastopol’s Love Choir. “Culture is what raises people’s consciousness.”…READ MORE
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