Host: Peter Neill
Producer: Trisha Badger
The guest for Friday, August 6th is Gordon Bok, sailor, singer, songwriter, storyteller, woodworker, sculptor, and keeper of Atlantic memory and traditional music. He and host Peter Neill will discuss traditional ways of thinking that are unique to Maine, to the Atlantic coast, and to the cultural flow of humanity as informed and shaped by our ocean world.
Key Discussion Points:
MUSIC & SONG
THE NATURAL WORLD AND THE MAINE COAST
SPIRIT OF PLACE
TRADITIONAL SKILLS AND MUSIC
Guest: GORDON BOK, SINGER, SONGWRITER
About the host:
Peter Neill is founder and director of the World Ocean Observatory, a web-based place of exchange for information and educational services about the health of the ocean. In 1972, he founded Leete’s Island Books, a small publishing house specializing in literary reprints, the essay, photography, the environment, and profiles of indigenous healers and practitioners of complimentary medicine around the world. He holds a profound interest in Maine, its history, its people, its culture, and its contribution to community and quality of life.