The Lomax Project – A Collaboratory

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Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, The Lomax Project brings together some of North America’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle and re-imagine traditional music.

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Entrepreneurship and the Artist-Revolutionary

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The term “arts entrepreneurship” seems to have flummoxed the music profession, with half believing it’s a merger of B-school and conservatory practices and the rest decrying “l’art pour l’art.” While at first glance, the artist and the entrepreneur may seem worlds apart, in fact they are remarkably similar.

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A Conversation with Decoda

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Along with a busy calendar of performances from Abu Dhabi to Iceland, Decoda also manages to find time to develop innovative projects that impact those at the margins of society – performing in schools, homeless shelters and also prisons.

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