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Living in Common: Roland Jacopetti with Peter Coyote

When: Thu., March 16, 6-8 p.m. 2017

Communal living in the 60’s was embraced as a lifestyle choice in order to enjoy the countercultural ideals of returning to agrarian roots from the industrial, eschewing money for barter, and the importance of the group over the individual. Every commune was different: some were deeply religious communities while others were completely secular. Drug use was allowed or encouraged on some hippie communes and forbidden on others. Some were strictly self-sufficient agrarian societies, but other communes participated in capitalism by owning businesses. There was no "one-size fits all" model, and over time, each hippie commune developed its own culture, rules,

Price: Members-$10 General-$15

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