Re-live it Live is a video series exploring Up with People’s history through their musical albums. Over the past 55 years, the organization has released scores of albums, each with a story.
This video series is hosted by Alumnus and Up with People history fan, Nathan Kafka (’00C) in partnership with the Up with People International Alumni Association (UWPIAA).
Nathan is looking forward to hearing stories from YOU about your experiences writing, recording, producing, and performing the music on these albums, as well as your memories of the times they came from.
Episode 1: The First Album
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR-HEBGzob0 Episode 1: 1101, “Up with People!” In the inaugural episode of the series, Nathan tells us about the history of the album 1101 including how we were connected to the famous faces shown on the front, as well as the differences in the versions that can be found on the back of the album.
Q&A with Nathan
Q&A with Nathan We asked Nathan a few questions about his collection to learn a little more about what he most cherishes. What is your favorite item in the collection?I have several “favorites.” Each favorite is a combination of the item’s rarity, the surprise in discovering its existence, and the thrill of acquiring it. 1969…
Video Series Promo Teaser
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0py95sRuKg The UWPIAA is pleased to announce a new video series by Nathan Kafka (’00C). Re-live it Live will talk about the history of Up with People through the albums that were released through the history of the organization. Nathan is collecting stories from Alumni and would love to hear your memories! Tell your story
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