December 2016

Student interns plan Soulsville USA Festival

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This fall, with funding support from MMI, Memphis Slim House programming and marketing director and Music Engagement Teaching Fellow Tonya Dyson launched an internship program around the production of the Soulsville USA Festival. This month we asked two of the interns to write about their experience planning and executing a large community festival over the […]

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Racial justice as a healing balm

by Kibibi Ajanku About a year ago I was asked to step into the helm of the Baltimore-based Urban Arts Leadership Program. As a long standing community leader and founder of Sankofa Dance Theater, I brought to the table a rich and profound legacy steeped with the use of ethnically charged art to address social […]

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