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Movement-Building and the Arts: How Music, Poetry and Dance Inform, Inspire and Energize Social Movements for Change
September 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDTFree
Countless movements for social and political change over the years have relied on artists to lead the way, inspire activism, change the narrative, stimulate discussion, and offer hope. Join in this interactive workshop as Leti facilitates what is sure to be a lively discussion on the reasons why and the ways that artists are moved to be creative during difficult and politically-charged times. Together the group will share what music, dance, poetry, painting, or other art forms being created now are moving you. The discussion will also include talking about the art forms you are currently creating that are sustaining your activism. Bring ideas, questions, examples, and an open heart! All are welcome!Register
Leti Bueno, Austin, TX-based Project Coordinator for Music to Life, and Development Manager with Groundwork Music Project. In her roles with these two different nonprofit organizations, Leti navigates between supporting access to music for children all over Austin and working with Texas musicians as they bring together their art and activism to create social change.