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Listen to the archive from the 38th Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the State Capitol Rotonda.

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Communications, Community Relations, and Publicity Director, Wisconsin Union TheaterChair for Artistic Selection, Madison World Music Festival

Experience a world of Celtic Culture at the...Read more

CITY OF CHICAGO ANNOUNCES THE 2018 MILLENNIUM PARK SUMMER SEASON

Millennium Park’s 2018 summer season which runs from May through September. Millennium Park will offer traditional favorites like the Chicago House Music Festival, Chicago Gospel Music...Read more

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Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) was proud to present the 38th Annual Tribute and Ceremony honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Capitol Rotunda on January 15 at noon. This year’s theme is "Do You Remember," featuring clinician, lecturer, actor, and Milwaukee resident Muhibb Dyer....

The following introduces a collaborative effort with the organizers of Live Music Now Scotland www.livemusicnow.org/scotland featuring The Free Fringe Music Concert Series staged in the grand gallery of the National Museum of Scotland in...

Coming
May 24, 2018
WPR
presents
The Odyssey Series Live
 “Sacred World Music”
Public Programs Exploring Pathways To Increased Understanding
of Varied Cultural, Spiritual, and Communal Traditions.

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Olagón: a Cantata in Doublespeak is the newest album from multiple Grammy Award-winning chamber ensemble Eighth Blackbird. The project finds the innovative new-music sextet collaborating with vocalist Iarla Ó Lionaird of the Irish supergroup The Gloaming; Princeton-based composer-fiddler Dan...Read more

A refreshing and indeed a "relaxing selection of acoustic African songs" featuring new and legendary artists.  Tune - in and hear these new sounds from Putumayo World Music.

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