Spinning On Earth - An Earth Day Special on Climate Change with Patti Smith, Pathway to Paris, and More

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Patti Smith and others performing in The Greene Space

Recorded live in The Greene Space on April 8th, this event was coordinated by Pathway to Paris for Spinning On Air in celebration of springtime, Earth Day, Poetry Month, and climate change awareness. David Garland presents highlights from the event, including performances and conversations with singer-songwriter and poet Patti Smith; poet Anne Waldman; executive director of 350.org May Boeve; singer-songwriter Larkin Grimm; and composer Jesse Paris Smith and cellist Rebecca Foon, the co-founders of Pathway to Paris, an organization connecting artists and activists in advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris, France, December, 2015.

Also participating in the event were Japanese children's book author/illustrator Rima Fujita; poet/activist Rachel Marco-Havens; and Tibetan-American activist Tsechu Dolma. View the whole event in the video embedded below.

Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Jesse Paris Smith, Patti Smith, Rebecca Foon, and others
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Jesse Paris Smith, Patti Smith, Rebecca Foon, and others ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Rebecca Foon, Tony Shanahan, Patti Smith, and others
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Rebecca Foon, Tony Shanahan, Patti Smith, and others ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Jesse Paris Smith, Patti Smith, Tony Shanahan, and others
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Jesse Paris Smith, Patti Smith, Tony Shanahan, and others ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Rebecca Foon, Jesse Paris Smith, and David Garland
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Rebecca Foon, Jesse Paris Smith, and David Garland ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Jesse Paris Smith and Rebecca Foon
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Jesse Paris Smith and Rebecca Foon ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Anne Waldman
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Anne Waldman ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with May Boeve and David Garland
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with May Boeve and David Garland ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Jesse Paris Smith, Rachel Marco-Havens, and Rebecca Foon
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Jesse Paris Smith, Rachel Marco-Havens, and Rebecca Foon ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Devin Brahja Waldman, Larkin Grimm, and David Garland
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Devin Brahja Waldman, Larkin Grimm, and David Garland ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Tsechu Dolma, Rima Fujita, and David Garland
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Tsechu Dolma, Rima Fujita, and David Garland ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Tony Shanahan and Patti Smith
Spinning On Earth in The Greene Space with Tony Shanahan and Patti Smith ( photo: Matthew Septimus for The Greene Space )
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