Tagged: Music

Arts & Culture Newsletter: Experience La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest, this time online

Good morning, and welcome to the U-T Arts & Culture Newsletter.

I’m David L. Coddon, and here’s your guide to all things essential in San Diego’s arts and culture this week.

La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest is over for another year, but if you missed any or all of the festival’s in-person programming, you’re in luck: At no charge through Tuesday, you can stream six of the SummerFest 2021 full-length concerts, while 20 education events will be online indefinitely.

Four of the streamable concerts are part of the festival’s “Synergy Series.” Also included is the “SummerFest Finale: A Love Composed”

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Italian Arts and Music Events Streamer ITsART Set to Roll Out in Europe, U.S. (EXCLUSIVE)

ITsArt, a new streaming platform dubbed the ‘Netflix of Italian Culture,’ is set to roll out across Europe in October and in the U.S. next year.

Commissioned by Italy’s culture ministry, the ad-supported and transactional-VoD service providing access to Italian culture was conceived during the pandemic when Italy’s cultural institutions suffered from a drop in physical visitors and tried to react with various disparate forms of digital distribution. The service offers content ranging from virtual monuments and museum tours to live opera, pop music, dance, theater as well as movies.

Unlike Netflix, it’s free to register to ITsArt.

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Free Activations Of Art, Music, Dance And Culture Head To Brooklyn All Month Long

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) and DUMBO Improvement District (Dumbo) today announced that Brooklyn-based social enterprise and creative house Brooklyn Brujeria is presenting the Shine Shrine Intention Walk at sites throughout Dumbo and Downtown Brooklyn from August 19 to September 18. To activate the first Shine Shrine, Brooklyn Brujeria is hosting Rumba de la Musa and a silent disco with Sabine Blaizin and others on August 19, 6pm at the Pearl Street Triangle in Dumbo.

Curated by performance artist Chiquita Brujita and bearing her geometric artwork, the Shine Shrine Intention Walk is one of the projects funded through the Downtown Brooklyn

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BAMS Fest is more than a music festival. Catherine T. Morris amplifies the soul of Black Boston

“That was my first introduction to music,” Catherine T. Morris says. “You gotta get funky with it. I resonate with that.”

The beat of her own P-Funk song is one of resistance, of joy, of love, and faith. In so many ways, as evidenced by Questlove’s new film “Summer of Soul,” music — for so many of us — can be church. And a concert is a community of freedom.

Some know Morris as director of public programs for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, having brought everyone from Jill Scott to Phonte to local hip-hop, spoken word, and cultural conversations

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