In the new paradigm, artists generate coverage by their clothes, hook-ups, and run-ins with the law. What happened to the music? Read the article at The Daily Beast.
In response to the growing unrest around issues involving the media, politics, and an informed citizenry, the UW Department of Communication and UW Libraries will present a half-day conference dedicated to media and news literacy, on Saturday, April 1 in the Research Commons. Through a series of breakout sessions, event attendees will gain the tools and knowledge they need to positively influence their communities and feel empowered to tell their stories.
The day will begin with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson being interviewed by UW Communication professor, Andrea Otanez, followed by several breakout sessions, including these topics:
- Evaluating Government Information
- Photojournalism and Visual Literacy
- Making Your Voice Heard
- Underrepresented Voices in Media
- Being a Savvy News Consumer
- The Citizen Journalist
- Transparency, Access, and Open Records
Registration is now open. You can sign up for the Event HERE.
Seating is limited to 120 tickets, so if you are interested in attending, please RSVP at your earliest convenience!
Be sure to also sign up for your preferred breakout sessions, using the links embedded in the main Eventbrite page. Finally, you are encouraged to submit questions that Dr. Otanez can incorporate into her interview with AG Ferguson.
If you have any questions, please contact Megan Jeffrey at email@example.com.
‘Duelling’ violin brothers Vladimir & Anton grew up surrounded by Romani music and use a variety of Romani techniques in their performances – including writing their own variations and cadenzas. Here they discuss the lost art of classical improvisation.
In 2010 a Duke University graduate student revealed what some had suspected all along: “Easter Sonata” was not written by Felix Mendelssohn, but by his sister, Fanny Mendelssohn, herself a musical prodigy. Read the article at the Washington Post.
An unfinished opera by Franz Liszt is to be performed for the first time, after a Cambridge academic rescued it from the archives and filled in the gaps. Read the story at the Telegraph.
It is a quirk of history that two of the world’s greatest orchestras, the Vienna Philharmonic and the New York Philharmonic, were both founded 175 years ago this spring. Both ensembles are performing in New York this weekend, and to mark their anniversaries, they are displaying treasures from their archives in a rare joint exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum in Manhattan. Here are some of the highlights — think of it as an archival battle of the bands. Read the article at the New York Times.
On a recent February evening, a shopkeeper, a former marketing director, a philosophy professor and several dozen others braved Milan’s bone-chilling dampness to do something that many had been told as children they could never do: sing. Read the story at the New York Times.
Want to produce and share your own music or podcast? Take advantage of the series of workshops on digital audio editing and music production in the UW’s Odegaard Sound Studio. These 90-minute sessions will prepare you to use the studio equipment and software to create high-quality audio projects.
Seattle Bach lovers! Thank you for celebrating Bach’s birthday with your performance. Please see our listing of available venues. You can sign up your own performance, or e-mail the contact person provided for our special performances.
For more information, please Bach in the Subways.