Maybe you’ve heard a roommate singing through your walls, or your neighbor playing tuba from an open window. Music halls and concert venues are closed currently due to COVID-19, but that hasn’t stopped the UP Music department from creating their usual tunes, wherever that may be.
The house lights dim, and the crowd goes quiet as the stage lights illuminate a beautifully designed set. Except replace the sets with Zoom backgrounds and house lights with living room lamps.
With the United States election coming up, and emotions running high from a year already filled with public strife, now more than ever, it's imperative to know your beliefs. It’s important to examine what you believe and why you believe it.
Fleet Foxes’ new album is optimistic and confident. “Shore”, the band’s fourth album, is a stylistic and tonal departure from the angst of the band’s last two records, 2011’s “Helplessness Blues” and 2017’s “Crack-Up”. While those two albums' primary focus was on personal struggles and interior experiences, “Shore” is about honoring other people’s contributions and experiences.
Over the next month, UP’s Diversity and Inclusion Programs(DIP) is holding a series of free workshops available to the UP community dedicated to exploring and discussing the different aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and their immeasurable impact on the world around us.