Information Recording, Performance and Songwriting Highlights

SCWU Margie Adam is owner of Pleiades Records, an independent record label, which has produced nine recordings:

"PORTAL EXPERIENCE": a single-set concert followed by a community labyrinth peace walk facilitated by Margie and enhanced by an audio-visual environment provided by PORTAL's meditative music and imagery. This innovative linkage of Margie Adam's music, humor and social commentary with a contemplative group activity is part of a growing phenomenon of cultural initiatives designed to activate and reaffirm progressive spirit in action.

Opening performance of "We Shall Go Forth!" at the March for Women's Lives in Washington, DC in April 2004. This march was attended by one million pro-choice people.

"At The Edge: A Conversation Between Seeker and Activist" with music and the labyrinth launched October 2002 with Lauren Artress, founder of Veriditas, The World-Wide Labyrinth Project. The collaboration includes conversation, song, story-telling, labyrinth walk accompanied by piano improvisation and discussion.

Associate Producer for "No Secret Anymore: The Times of Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon" Premiered in 2003. Directed by Joan Biren and produced by Dee Mosbacher of WomanVision Films.

Associate Producer for "Radical Harmonies: A History of Women's Music." Premiered 2002. Directed and produced by Dee Mosbacher of WomanVision Films.

"Something About Us" from Soon and Again included on David Benoit's 2001 CD compilation, Songs without Words, a Windham Hill Piano Collection.

Dusty Springfield's 1974 rendition of Margie's song, "Beautiful Soul" released posthumously on Hip-O Records. The Collection is called BEAUTIFUL SOUL: THE ABC/DUNHILL COLLECTION.

Selections from Naked Keys and Soon and Again, Margie's solo piano recordings, used extensively as musical interludes on National Public Radio.

Coordinated the "Three of Hearts" national tour, a series of concerts co-starring Margie and two other solo pianists, Liz Story and Barbara Higbie.

Awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Women's Music Award at the 22nd National Women's Music Festival 1997.

"Having Been Touched (Tender Lady)" recorded by Holly Near on her current release, Simply Love: The Women's Music Collection. Also recorded by Cris Williamson on Changer And The Changed.

"Best Friend -The Unicorn Song" recorded by Peter, Paul & Mary, among others.

"We Shall Go Forth!" placed in Division of Political History at the Smithsonian Institution.

Shared the stage with performers Bonnie Raitt and Lily Tomlin as well as feminist activists Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker and Kate Millet, among others.

"For All the Times" from Naked Keys used to accompany First Lady Barbara Bush's Literacy Project public service announcements aired on network TV.

National Women's Political Caucus Tour: On the Road for Women's Rights (a 20-city concert tour raising funds for feminist candidates running for office).

Mainstage performance at 1993 Lesbian, Gay and Bi March on Washington.

"How Many?" from Another Place used for AIDS Memorial Quilt Display ceremonies and AIDS Walks.

Print, Radio and TV

  Christian Science Monitor
Houston Chronicle
Washington Post
Chicago Tribune
  USA Today
Boston Globe
New York Times
San Diego Union

Radio - Extensive coverage on progressive AM and FM stations including the Pacifica Network and NPR's "All Things Considered," "The Morning Edition" and "Horizons."

TV - Live performance/interviews on NBC's "Today Show," CNBC's "Real Personal" CNN's "Entertainment Today" and news segments in most major media markets.

Festivals, Conventions and Celebrations
  All major Women's Music Festivals
(Michigan, National, West Coast, etc.)
Lambda Legal Defense & Ed. Fund
Women in Law, Women in Psychology Conferences
  N.O.W. National and State Conferences
N.W.P.C. National and State Conventions
National Women's Studies Conferences
Women's Health Conferences

Theatres and Clubs
  Constitution Hall-Washington, DC
Coliseum-Houston Convention Center
Wilshire-Ebell Theatre-Los Angeles
Bottom Line-New York
  Second City-Chicago
Lyric Theatre-Kansas City
Zellerbach Auditorium-Berkeley
Berklee Performance Hall-Boston

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