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BeUVT: June 24, 2021

BeUVT: June 24, 2021

Music to Life & Big Heavy World Launch BeUVT Celebration of LGBTQIA Musicians and Advocacy Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021 Time: 5pm PT / 7pm CT / 8pm ET Location: Zen Barn in Waterbury Feat: Performing artist, Craigen, Pop/folk group The Smittens, National recording artist, Maggie Szabo and “Psychedelic cowboy chick”…
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Brave Troubadours: May 20, 2021

Brave Troubadours: May 20, 2021

Brave Troubadours Immigration Advocacy Special thanks to......for their support of our 2021 season! DATE: Thursday, May 20, 2021 TIME: 5pm PT / 7pm CT / 8pm ET NOTE: Event will be LIVE streamed on Zoom and Facebook.  Help us spread the word by sharing this URL or inviting friends via…
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Brave Troubadours: April 22, 2021

Brave Troubadours: April 22, 2021

Brave Troubadours Brave Troubadours Earth Day Generously underwritten by our dear friends, Jane and Bill Stetson DATE: Thursday, April 22, 2021 TIME: 5pm PT / 7pm CT / 8pm ET NOTE: Event will be LIVE streamed on Zoom and Facebook.  Help us spread the word by sharing this URL or…
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Gina Chavez: Uplifting Oppressed Women in Latin America

Gina Chavez: Uplifting Oppressed Women in Latin America

Music and social activism have intertwined throughout Gina Chavez’s career as a Latinx bilingual folk-pop singer. Gina began writing music while living in Argentina. Later she spent eight months as a volunteer teacher in a gang-dominated barrio in El Salvador. Her single "Siete-D" is a celebration of the Salvadoran spirit…
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Naima Shalhoub: Dignity and Meaning for Women in Prison

Naima Shalhoub: Dignity and Meaning for Women in Prison

Naima Shalhoub is a Lebanese American vocalist, songwriter, and educator for social justice. A former educator in the public school system, Naima spent a year facilitating weekly “Music and Freedom with incarcerated women in San Francisco County Jail, ultimately recording her first album, Live in San Francisco County Jail. Many…
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Brave Troubadours: March 18, 2021

Brave Troubadours: March 18, 2021

Brave Troubadours Honoring Women's History Month DATE: Thursday, March 18, 2021 TIME: 5pm PT / 7pm CT / 8pm ET NOTE: Event will be LIVE streamed on Zoom and Facebook.  Help us spread the word by sharing this URL or inviting friends via Facebook! Brave Troubadours is an educational series,…
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Brave Troubadours: February 18, 2021

Brave Troubadours: February 18, 2021

Brave Troubadours Honoring Black History Month DATE: Thursday, February 18, 2021 TIME: 5pm PT / 7pm CT / 8pm ET NOTE: Event will be LIVE streamed on Zoom and Facebook.  Help us spread the word by sharing this URL or inviting friends via Facebook! Brave Troubadours is an educational series,…
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Brave Troubadours: January 14, 2021

Brave Troubadours: January 14, 2021

Brave Troubadours Building Bridges/Bridging Divides DATE: Thursday, January 14, 2021 TIME: 5pm PT / 7pm CT / 8pm ET Brave Troubadours is a new educational series, showcasing today's frontline musical activists.  Each episode offers 45-minutes of song and conversation - an entertaining and inspiring virtual roundtable that explores music's capacity…
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Brave Troubadours: November 18, 2020

Brave Troubadours: November 18, 2020

Brave Troubadours How Artists are Healing our Country DATE: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 TIME: 5pm PT / 7pm CT / 8pm ET Taking Music to the Streets! Brave Troubadours is a new educational series, showcasing today's frontline musical activists.  Each episode offers 45-minutes of song and conversation - an entertaining…
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Accelerating Change House Concert: Oct. 25, 2020

Accelerating Change House Concert: Oct. 25, 2020

Empowering Rural Youth Learn more about the artist/activists from this performance: EmZ, DJ Sean and GeNreal DATE: Sunday, October 25, 2020 TIME: 5pm PT / 7pm CT / 8pm ET ARTIST: Em Z ARTIST: DJ Sean ARTIST: GeNreal EMCEE: Liz Stookey Sunde HOSTS: Upper Valley Music Center (Ben Van Vliet) and…
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Emilia Dahlin: Facilitating the Voices of Immigrant Mothers

Emilia Dahlin: Facilitating the Voices of Immigrant Mothers

Photo: Lauryn Hottinger If a picture paints a thousand words, it can also forever change a life. That’s what happened to musician Emilia Dahlin when she saw the starkly haunting images of the arduous journeys faced by immigrants, taken by renowned photographer Sebastião Salgado in his book "Migrations: Humanity in…
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