The Bread & Roses Centennial Committee will host a Benefit Concert on Sunday October 23, 2011 4:00 pm Temple Emanuel, Andover. Performing at the concert will be A Besere Velt: Yiddish Community Chorus of the Boston Workmen’s Circle which will be performing The Cloth From Which We Are Cut: A Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
This is a Benefit Concert to support Centennial Events Across 2012 in commemoration of the 1912 Lawrence Textile Strike, know these days as the Bread and Roses Strike. The lessons of 1912 still resonate today.
For information and tickets check out the Bread and Roses Centennial website.