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Reading Under the Influence: Music, History & Race

Regina Bradley (Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of Hip-Hop South), Adam Gussow (Whose Blues? Facing Up to Race and the Future of Music), and Claudrena Harold (When Sunday Comes: Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras) discuss the ways that music, history, and race intersect in the creation of American identity, with a focus on blues, southern hip-hop, and late-century gospel music.

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March 15, 2021 | 7PM – 8:30PM | VIRTUAL
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Uncovered: From the Vault of the Virginia Folklife Program

Rev. Tarrence Paschall will be joining us for a livestream of a 2004 concert.

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January 26, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Streaming
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Danny Knicely, Aimee Curl, Tom Mitchell and John Previti live from An die Musik

Versatile multi-instrumentalist Danny Knicely and friends will be streaming from storied Baltimore music venue An die Musik on Saturday, November 21 at 7 o’clock in the evening. Danny will be …

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November 21, 2020 | 7PM – 8PM | Streaming from Baltimore, MD
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Looking Back

From a waterfall tumbling down Toole’s Creek to a misty morning on an early Abingdon Main Street to the dormered cottage that was the original Johnston Memorial Hospital, Looking Back: …

December 3, 2020 – March 8, 2021 | Abingdon, VA
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A Conversation on SHOWTIME’S The Good Lord Bird

Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke will be joined by award-winning author James McBride for a conversation around The Good Lord Bird…

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October 25, 2020 | VIRTUAL