Where We Live
9:00 am
Tue April 29, 2014

What Happens When Social Consciousness Meets Art?

This hour, a panel of local artists join us for an in-depth conversation about social consciousness and the arts. Together, they share how visual and performing arts have been and continue to be used as vehicles for positive change. 

A few upcoming events:

Artists for World Peace will present its Second International Celebration of Peace on Thursday, May 1 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm at the Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown. This event is a fundraiser. Ticket and event information is available at artistsforworldpeace.org.

GMChorale with Chamber Ensemble presents the Connecticut premiere of the Beatitude Mass for the Homeless on May 3 at 7:00 pm at the MHS Performing Arts Center in Middletown. For more information, visit gmchorale.org.

Brahms's "Requiem" will be performed by the Farmington Valley Chorale on May 3 at 7:30 pm at Granby Memorial High School. For more information, visit farmingtonvalleychorale.org.

Noah Baerman's event with the Jazz Samaritan Alliance is on Friday, May 9, at 8:30 and 10:00 pm at Firehouse 12 in New Haven. Learn more at firehouse12.com.

HartBeat Ensemble's "Gross Domestic Product" is May 15 to 18 at the Carriage House Theater in Hartford. Learn more at hartbeatensemble.org.

GUESTS:

  • Noah Baerman - Jazz pianist, composer, educator, and author
  • Carlos Hernandez Chavez - Visual artist, musician, photographer, and social activist
  • Steve Raider-Ginsburg - Co-Artistic Director at HartBeat Ensemble
  • Wendy Black-Nasta - Founder and Executive Director of Artists for World Peace

Listen to the full show.

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