Author Archive for Marina Garde

“Call Mr. Robeson” a play about the great Paul Robeson

August 10, 2011
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“Call Mr. Robeson” a play about the great Paul Robeson

August 14, 24, 25, 26, 28: New York International Fringe Festival. The play is a roller coaster journey through Robeson's remarkable and eventful life, and highlights how his radical activism caused him to be disowned and disremembered, even by the leaders and descendants of the civil rights movement.
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Olavi Kantola

July 15, 2011
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Olavi Kantola

Veteran Olavi Kantola was killed in Spain when he was in his very early twenties. His nephew Bob got in contact with ALBA when he found out that his Uncle was a member of the Lincoln Brigade
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New recording of “Jarama Valley”

June 27, 2011
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Spanish singer and songwriter, Javier Molina, has recorded a new version of "Jarama Valley"
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Poems for the International Brigades

May 19, 2011
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Poems for the International Brigades

On Tuesday, May 17th, a group of people gathered at Madrid’s Athenaeum to remember and pay tribute to the heroic men and women who joined the International Brigades 75 years ago.
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China and Spain, 1936-39: Capa and the Global Popular Front

April 4, 2011
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China and Spain, 1936-39: Capa and the Global Popular Front

On Saturday, April 23, Columbia University and the International Center of Photography will present a day-long symposium titled “China and Spain, 1936-39: Robert Capa and the Global Popular Front.” Bringing together eleven scholars from the U.S. and China, the symposium will explore the interconnections between the Spanish Civil War and the concurrent Chinese...
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Hank Rubin’s obituary (1916-2011)

February 28, 2011
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Marci Rubin, daughter of the late Lincoln veteran Hank Rubin, suggests that donations in Hank's memory be made to ALBA.
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Hank Rubin (1916 – 2011)

February 24, 2011
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Hank Rubin (1916 – 2011)

Marci Rubin, daughter of Lincoln Veteran Henry Mortimer “Hank” Rubin reports that her father passed away this morning in San Francisco.
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Memorial for Nate Thornton (1915-2011)

January 31, 2011
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The memorial for Nate Thornton, Veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, who died on January 2, 2011 will take place on Sunday, March 6 at 2:00 pm
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Lincoln Brigade film at SFMOMA

January 5, 2011
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Lincoln Brigade film at SFMOMA

The Spanish Civil War film screenings in San Francisco later this month (see earlier post) will include With the Lincoln Brigade in Spain, the recently recovered twenty-minute film by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Herbert Kline (clip here). More details will be posted soon.

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