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A Minority of a Minority

While I was busking with the English Concertina last Saturday, in the distance I heard a sound; this sound got nearer and then I saw the reason for it. 736 more words

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Sobre apropriação cultural e cultivando gratidão

Bem, eu obviamente tenho pensado muito sobre apropriação cultural e provavelmente continuarei pensando para o resto da minha vida. Como uma pessoa branca, sentindo fortes ressonâncias emocionais, musicais e espirituais com alguns ritmos, músicas e cosmologias afrobrasileiros, arrancados e sugados da experiência negra, corpos, corações, mentes e espíritos negros pelas maquinações da supremacia branca é, na melhor das hipóteses, confuso e, na pior, perigoso. 1,619 more words

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Resources and Guidelines for Fieldwork in Berkeley Synagogues (2017 Edition)

Dear Class,

As we have been discussing since the beginning of the Semester (and as indicated in our Class Syllabus), this Fall we are taking advantage of the fact that our class time coincides with a major Jewish Festival, … 1,379 more words

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Village Hall Ceilidh

The Solway Band, did a Ceilidh at Beaumont Village Hall, the band consisted of: 1 baritone English concertina; 2 treble English concertinas, a mandolin, a bodhran, whistles, a bouzouki, 2 guitars, 1 fiddle and 3 vocalists…in total 13 instruments, played by 5 people (I played one of the English treble concertinas and mandolin). 713 more words

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never twice the same // an audiovisual recital

never twice the same is a performance created in collaboration with LA-based filmmaker Lynn Hong, Berkeley/St. Louis-based poet David Alejandro Hernandez, and Vancouver/Ann Arbor–based new-media artist Kiran Bhumber. 495 more words

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UCLA: More Ethnomusicology Archive Recordings Now Online at California Light and Sound

UCLA: More Ethnomusicology Archive Recordings Now Online at California Light and Sound. “The UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is pleased to announce that more recordings from the Archive’s collections are now available online as part of the California Light and Sound Collection on the Internet Archive….This round of recordings represents two collections. 48 more words

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Innovation and Improvisation in São Paulo, Brazil

This July and August, I spent time in São Paulo, Brazil conducting follow-up research for my dissertation, “São Paulo Underground: Musical Innovation and Independent Cultural Production in Urban Brazilian Experimental Music Practice.” The project investigates an independently organized scene of experimentally oriented musicians from a variety of styles, ranging from hardcore punk to free improvisation to electroacoustic composition. 202 more words

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