Richie Havens

Richie Havens appeared on the State of the Arts performance stage in May 1999, where he performed his song “Paradise.” Havens talked about his historic appearance as the opening act at Woodstock, his love of performing, and his memoir, “They Can’t Hide Us Anymore,” with host Amber Edwards.  Richie Havens died on Earth Day, April 22, 2013, in Jersey City, New Jersey.