April 1, 2021
National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates National Jazz Appreciation and Poetry Month in April

Above: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Gift of the Furious Flower Poetry Center, JMU The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) celebrates National Jazz Appreciation Month and Poetry Month in April with special digital offerings highlighting African Americans’ contributions to today’s jazz and poetry landscape.

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September 9, 2020
Houston Symphony Features Black Woman Classical Composer

In this livestream performance, the Houston Symphony is shining a spotlight on extraordinary women composers, past and present. The program starts with music of Reena Esmail, whose compositions have been hailed as “crystal clear, beautiful, thought-provoking, and unlike anything I’ve ever heard before” (Los Angeles Times).

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