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29016
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The Art of Cool Festival, which celebrates is fourth year in Durham, presents and promotes jazz to local audiences as well as helping foster jazz education among young musicians. Despite funding struggles, community support has kept the festival strong. This year the festival will feature prominent speakers on social justice and what citizens can do to fight oppression.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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29036
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Moogfest, in its second year in Durham, features a protest stage and other progressive themes. The music festival promises a space where artistic expression can be channeled to incite action for social justice. At the same time, Moogfest is eager to be a beacon for the affluent, tech-minded entrepreneurs flooding Durham's rapidly expanding start-up community.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 18, May 2017, p12, il Periodical Website
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29038
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Amos Gaynes experienced an unexpected spiritual awakening in the middle of a field outside Asheville in 1999. At Durham’s Moogfest, Gaynes will speak about musical technology and ritual in twenty-first-century shamanistic practice. As Gaynes explains it, a well-planned dance party can be akin to a shamanistic ritual, with potential benefits to mind, body, and spirit.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 18, May 2017, p15-16, por Periodical Website
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29045
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The Art of Cool Festival and Moogfest have spent the past two years locked in comparison and competition for Durham resources. The festivals take place less than a month apart, but they attract different audiences and reflect different values. Themes of protest and resistance were central to both festivals this year, and their different manifestations were telling of their motivations.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 19, May 2017, p15, por Periodical Website
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29037
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The second year of Durham’s Moogfest focuses on grassroots musical activism, and features music-related forms of social protest. The festival opens with Moor Mother, an experimental music project led by Camae Ayewa. A self-described Afrofuturist, she uses music and lyrics to fight against oppression.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 18, May 2017, p13-14, por Periodical Website
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29039
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Beginning half a century ago, Laurie Spiegel and Suzanne Ciani laid early foundations for electronic music. In the Triangle, a resurgence of interest in their work has run parallel with the renewed interest in old synthesizers. They will be featured at this year’s Moogfest in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 18, May 2017, p17-18, por Periodical Website
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