Other Voices, Other Rooms…


From Saratoga Wire: Lynn Cianfarani has written a lovely piece about Yacub Addy – famed Ghanian drummer, longtime Local 518 resident, leader of the dance-and-dance troupe Odadaa!, teacher at Skidmore and RPI and collaborator with some of the world’s top musicians (including Wynton Marsalis) – who passed away on December 18.

From World Music Central: More on Yacub Addy’s passing

From IMBY: Enid Futterman’s review of the Home Bass 2 benefit concert at Club Helsinki on January 3

From ArtNet: In response to Clayton Cubitt’s “Hysterical Literature” in MASS MoCA’s exhibition “Bibliotecaphilia” – which opens on Saturday (January 24) – Brian Boucher asks “How Erotic Can Fine Art Get Before it Becomes Pornographic?”

From CollegeDegreeSearch.net: It’s a list of the 25 Most Amazing Campus Arts Centers in the U.S., and both Bard College’s Fisher Center and RPI’s EMPAC are included.

From CRUMBS Blog: Andrew Gregory has compiled a round-up of Local 518 recordings and music videos for the fourth quarter of 2014. You might be surprised just how much music is made around Nippertown…

From The Boston Globe: MASS MoCA director Joe Thompson discusses what he’s reading – books, magazines, more…

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