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Songs to Keep

Adirondack Documentary Gets National Distribution

The story of an Adirondack woman’s life will get the chance to inspire the rest of the country, thanks to the distribution of a local documentary by a national television service. Local viewers may also wish to see the program for the first time. more »

Nov 7, 2014 8:02 PM Press Releases

Celia Evans sings "Cutting Down the Pines" from Songs to Keep

Celia Evans sings the traditional folk song "Cutting Down the Pines" in "Songs to Keep: Treasures from an Adirondack Folk Collector." Airing Thursday, August 7 at 9 PM. more »

Aug 1, 2014 1:26 PM Programs

Excerpts from Songs to Keep

A new film documenting the work of Marjorie Lansing Porter, a woman who traveled the Adirondacks collecting rare folk songs that are being rediscovered 60 years later. Thursday, May 1 at 9 PM. more »

Apr 25, 2014 2:01 PM Programs

Excerpts from an Interview with Pete Seeger

In August 2013, we captured one of the last sit-down interviews with Pete Seeger. In these clips he disuccesses Adirondack folk music, singing with Woody Guthrie, and opens up about the loss of his wife, Toshi. more »

Jan 28, 2014 3:19 PM News

Discussing Songs to Keep with Producer Paul Larson and Jack LaDuke - Extended Roundtable

The story behind the making of a new documentary premiering this weekend on Mountain Lake PBS on the historian who saved generations of Adirondack folks songs. more »

Dec 10, 2013 12:00 PM , , Arts & Culture

New Documentary Preserving Adirondack Folk Songs to Premiere on December 6th

A new film documents the work of Marjorie Lansing Porter, a woman who traveled the Adirondacks collecting rare folk songs that are being rediscovered 60 years later. more »

Dec 2, 2013 11:36 AM Press Releases

Mountain Lake Journal (Special Edition) - July 26, 2013

Songs To Keep: Mountain Lake PBS is teaming with SUNY Plattsburgh and Traditional Arts in Upstate New York to produce a documentary celebrating folk music of the Adirondacks and the work of Marjorie Lansing Porter more »

Jul 29, 2013 3:26 PM News

Songs to Keep: Interview with Producer Paul Larson

Mountain Lake PBS Producer Paul Larson discusses Songs To Keep, a new documentary celebrating folk music of the Adirondacks and the work of Marjorie Lansing Porter. more »

Jul 26, 2013 8:48 AM Arts & Culture

New Documentary Preserving Adirondack Folk Songs Looks Online to Raise Funds Independently

A film documenting the work of Marjorie Lansing Porter, a woman who traveled the Adirondacks collecting rare folk songs that are being rediscovered 60 years later. more »

Jul 11, 2013 1:41 PM Press Releases