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More than 200 Bienen students sign petition to diversify music curriculum

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

April 13, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music, Students

Steven Banks, a second-year graduate student in the Bienen School of Music, recalls playing just two pieces by black composers in his life. One of the pieces was written by his best friend and member of his chamber ensemble, and...

‘Black Lives Black Words’ festival debuts on the university level at Northwestern

Hayley Krolik, Reporter

February 26, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Students, Theater

A 10-minute play festival called “Black Lives, Black Words” will analyze the question, “Do black lives matter today?” through Northwestern student work on Monday. The event will be held at 8 p.m. in the Virginia Wadsworth...