Music

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New Indigenous-Led Operatic Film Portrays the Life of Zitkála-Šá

It is the first opera to include lyrics in the Dakota language.

  • 10/13/2022
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Creating a Sing-Along

I want the women who watch my performance to know that no matter what the situation is, there is always someone who is going through the same thing as you, somewhere.

  • 01/21/2021
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Seeking New Heights

To me, Hmonglish is part of a revolution that keeps music evolving.

  • 04/24/2020
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A Conversation With Annie Humphrey

Right now, I am feeling a need to be more in a survival mode, to help my family, with knowledge passed down.

  • 04/24/2020
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The Song of Life

In these stories, community is as much about seeing oneself represented as it is finding a connection with others.

  • 04/24/2020
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“Like Me Now”

We now believe that others believe in us. Believing in ourselves is another story.

  • 04/24/2020
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Pivotal Music

After my first performance, the tightness around my heart began to release. I realized life is not about being trapped in fear.

  • 04/24/2020
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Rock & Roll Roots

It is comforting to look on stage and see people who look like you playing music that has been deemed unconventional for Black artists to play.

  • 04/24/2020
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The Punk Scene: No Longer Just for Cis Dudes

“Finding music really made me feel part of the world.”

  • 04/24/2020
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In the News: May 2020

Turning to song in times of uncertainty is nothing new; music has provided a sense of belonging since early human evolution.

  • 04/24/2020
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Navigating the Music Industry

We found commonality in our experiences, and were able to speak to hurdles that are hard to articulate.

  • 04/24/2020
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Rewriting Music History to Include Women

I spent countless hours wandering the music section of the library, searching for clues, a little inspiration, and a quiet distraction from my impending deadlines.

  • 04/24/2020