• Cultural Appropriation: Past and Present Voices

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    Name: Cultural Appropriation: Past and Present Voices
    Date: March 21, 2019
    Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Dwight Bigler, associate professor and director of choral activities, School of Performing Arts Kevin Deas, bass-baritone Joseph Horowitz, executive director, PostClassical Ensemble Angel Gil-Ordóñez, music director and conductor, PostClassical Ensemble For generations, artists, scholars, and cultural critics have explored the question: what are the implications of adapting the arts and culture of underrepresented communities? In this hybrid performance and discussion, engage with guest artists/experts in the history of American music, including spirituals and sorrow songs. Delve into the relationship between contemporary perspectives on the timely subject of cultural appropriation and those of such luminaries as W.E.B. DuBois, Mark Twain, Zora Neale Hurston, and Antonin Dvorák. Co-presented with the Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech
    Location:
    Moss Arts Center 190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg, VA, 24060
    Date/Time Information:
    March 21, 2019 7:30-9:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    (540) 231-5300
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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