Hosted by JoAnne Spies
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Massachusetts 183, Stockbridge, 2:30 p.m.
Courage is a collaborative, interactive community performance and guided tour of the Norman Rockwell Museum, created by singer-songwriter JoAnne Spies, featuring songs, poems and stories on the theme of courage. See JoAnne’s blog at storydrum.blogspot.com for a listing of community participants.
JoAnne Spies is a singer-songwriter and teaching artist whose recent works include “TRUST” and “Karaoke Confession” at the Norman Rockwell Museum and original song “Survivor Tree,” sung at Ground Zero in New York City with Jane Goodall officiating. Other performances include her original show ‘Me & Melville.’ She has received grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and a composer fellowship awarded by the Millay Colony. Spies has produced three CD’s of original music and co-creates songs with Alzheimer’s groups and elders through the Art Cart program at CATA.