author: The Rhyme and the Reason
Chuck D is co-founder of the classic rap group Public Enemy. He is an active musician, producer, activist, lecturer and much more. Catch up with him at publicenemy.com.
photog: The Rhyme and the Reason
Elizabeth Sagarin is a native Long Islander with over ten years experience in the visual arts. Educated at NYU and New York Institute of Technology in the humanities and Communication Arts, Elizabeth takes cues from history’s most expressive artists to capture the mood and beauty of one of life’s most special days.
author: Bob Weir Keeps on Truckin’ Furthur
Pete Fornatale was one of the architects of progressive rock FM radio in New York, spending 20 years at the legendary WNEW-FM. He can now be heard Saturdays from 4pm to 8pm, on WFUV (90.7 FM). He is also the author of eight books, including the highly acclaimed Back to the Garden: The Story of Woodstock, his most recent book, which has just been issued in paperback.
author: Harper Simon’s Harper Simon
Alan Semerdjian is a writer, musician, educator, and occasional visual/performance artist. He teaches English at Herricks High School in New Hyde Park and lives in New York City’s East Village.
Born in NYC and raised on Long Island, Thom Gilbert was schooled at RIT, Museum School Fine Arts and Tufts University. His work has been published in Interview, New York magazine, Gotham and LA Confidential and he has done commercial work for Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s, Target and Sundance.