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2019 in Review

December 4, 2019

If you know us, you know we’re always striving to nurture rigorous scholarship, critical conversations, and creative expressions for a diverse and changing South. These past few months have been as fruitful as ever. In addition to the highlights below, Southern … Continued

Music on the Porch: Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen

September 30, 2019

Join us for a performance presented by the Music Maker Relief Foundation on Thursday, October 10 5:30PM at the Love House Porch.  Since the age of six, Pat Cohen was surrounded by music. Her blues classroom was on the porch … Continued

Music on the Porch: Marimjazzia

November 26, 2018

  This ensemble was formed by Dr. Juan Álamo, Associate Professor of Music at UNC, in 2014 as an experimental music project. Being born and raised in Cidra, Puerto Rico, Dr. Álamo cultivates Marimjazzia’s vibrant sound through combining Afro-Caribbean rhythms, … Continued

Music on the Porch: The Beast

November 26, 2018

Hailing from Durham, The Beast is now in its eleventh year of bringing hip hop and jazz together to create their distinguished, genre-bending sound. The innovators behind the experience are Pierce Freelon as emcee, Eric Hirsh on keyboard, synth, and … Continued