Civic Media Center celebrates Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday for a cause
Saturday night from 8 p.m. to midnight the Civic Media Center and the Harvest of Hope Foundation will present the North Florida Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with Civic Media Center Founder and Board Member, Joe Courter and President of the Harvest of Hope Foundation, Phil Kellerman about the special night of music for a cause.
The special Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration gets underway tomorrow night at 8 p.m. at the Repurpose Project on South Main Street in Gainesville.
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