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What:  Cultural Heroes –  A historic American civil rights museum exhibit honoring Bessie Smith, Marian Anderson, Paul RobesonLead Belly, Woody Guthrie, Josh White and Billie Holiday, with a related thematic music and stories program by Josh White, Jr.

Where:  Fisk University, 1000  17th Avenue, Nashville, TN

Concert & Lecture:  Little Theatre of Fisk University

Museum Exhibit:  Aaron Douglas Gallery at the John Hope Franklin Library

Date: Concert Program – Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 4:00 pm.  Exhibit runs through June 30th (more…)

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On April 21, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings will release Pete Seeger‘s American Favorite Ballads, a five-CD box-set featuring thetime-honored classics Pete Seeger recorded with Moses Asch between 1957 and 1962. All five volumes of Seeger’s landmark recordings, instrumental in sparking the folk revival of the 1960s, are presented here in beautiful packaging, digitally re-mastered, with exhaustive liner notes and historical annotations for each song written by the compiler Guy Logsdon and Smithsonian Folkways archivist Jeff Place.

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