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Takoma Park (Washington, D.C.)

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Luke Stewart interview, 2021-06-20

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Abstract Luke Stewart talks about being born in the Mississippi Gulf Coast and moving to Washington, D.C. in pursuit of music and historical connections to the legacy of radical music and culture in the capital. His approach to performance is that of recognizing musical legacies of the cities, where he is based, and using radical music and culture as tools of resistance and call for social justice. He meets a community of improvising musicians and elders while working at WPFW. Luke continues to meet...
Dates: 2021-06-20

Peter Redgrave interview, 2021-06-05

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Abstract Peter Redgrave talks about being born outside of London and starting to move around at the age 6, as his family travels to the United States, following his father’s hotel work. Peter’s parents separated a few years later, which creates a shift in the family dynamic. Peter’s mother works and goes to law school, while Peter and his brother get into skateboarding and building a community, through zine-making and traveling to new skating locations around the country. Peter develops his interest...
Dates: 2021-06-05

Sarah Hughes interview, 2021-07-02

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Abstract Sarah Hughes reflects on growing up in Maryland and starting to play the saxophone at the age 9, inspired by a musical family and early exposure to live jazz performances. She Remembers her development as a jazz musician and interest in improvisation. When she starts to attend the New England Conservatory, she builds new skills in the music and meets many inspiring and challenging peers and mentors. After returning to Baltimore, she starts to play music with DMV improvising musicians,...
Dates: 2021-07-02

Thomas Stanley interview, 2021-06-20

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Abstract Thomas Stanley talks about being born in Cincinnati, Ohio and moving to Washington, D.C. during a tense political climate and personal challenges, dealing with racial bullying in middle school. Thomas studies psychology at Brown University, where he is first introduced to Sun Ra, whose work he will study in the future closely and write an important manuscript about. After meeting his future wife, Thomas leaves the DMV area and travels across the country to Wisconsin, where he established the...
Dates: 2021-06-20

Washington Women’s Arts Center Records

Identifier: 004
Scope and Contents The collection contains administrative files including correspondence, board meeting minutes, annual reports, contracts, insurance policies, and grant files. The records document the Center's history and membership through guest books, membership directories, and documentation of the 1972 Women's Conference in the Visual Arts. The collection includes the Center's journal Womensphere and issues of its newsletter. Additionally, the collection contains information on the activities of the...
Dates: 1972-1988

Wendy Jason interview, 2021-06-20

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Abstract Wendy Jason talks about Carole Alden, who was one of the artists for Justice Arts Coalition’s first exhibition of art by incarcerated artists at Rhizome DC. She notes the many barriers present in the prison for artists to express themselves creatively, moreover, to show their work to the outside world. After some time of building rapport, Carole joined the exhibition that Wendy organized, which included her work along with other artists, created while in prison. Wendy talks about childhood...
Dates: 2021-06-20