When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
John Lennon

An Essential Dance Film, titled “Quarantine” featuring one of our upcoming performers Kyle Abraham.

"An older man looks at his younger self (Kyle Abraham) explore an old quarantine building for enslaved Africans. Quarantine is the first film in Gabri Christa’s "Another Building" series, which features short narrative dance films that take place in and around historic buildings and sites connected to the Dutch History." -Eessential Dance Film

Come see Kyle Abraham and his company, Abraham.In.Motion. at The Institute of Contemporary Art October 10-October 12!

-Kellyn

There’s something very soothing, yet emotional about this song by one of our upcoming fall performers, Yuna.

Check out more of her amazing songs and concert information here! http://www.worldmusic.org/content/event_page/2008/yuna

-Jackie

worldmusiccrasharts:

I was never familar with Agnes Obel’s work until now, and I must say, I’m pretty upset I didn’t stumble upon her music earlier. This is a woman whose voice and piano-playing abilities will have you listening to all of her songs on YouTube (trust me, that’s what I’ve been doing). Agnes will be making her way over to the United States in a few short months, and will be right here in Cambridge in November! We are very excited to have her and we hope you are too!
-Jackie

http://www.worldmusic.org/content/event_page/2025/agnes-obel

worldmusiccrasharts:

I was never familar with Agnes Obel’s work until now, and I must say, I’m pretty upset I didn’t stumble upon her music earlier. This is a woman whose voice and piano-playing abilities will have you listening to all of her songs on YouTube (trust me, that’s what I’ve been doing). Agnes will be making her way over to the United States in a few short months, and will be right here in Cambridge in November! We are very excited to have her and we hope you are too!

-Jackie

http://www.worldmusic.org/content/event_page/2025/agnes-obel

Definitely more of an up-beat, electronic song, but I discovered it while I was in Chile and every time I listen to it now, it brings me back to my days spent exploring the fabulous South American country :) 

Take a listen if you’re in the mood for a feel-good song!

-Jackie

Hello!

This is Kellyn, I am a new intern here at World Music/CRASHarts and I get the pleasure of being able to help post on our Tumblr page.

I am very excited, and a bit nervous to get started working and posting.

To start off my first post, I have shared with you my favorite new artist RAC, whose founder Andre Allen Anjos is from Porto, Portugal!

I have been very interested in music, dance, and theatre for as long as I can remember.  I initially got into music because my older brother was a singer, so I grew up going to musicals, concerts and operas.

As I started to grow I found my own calling which was dance and theatre.  I performed as a competitive dancer for 6 years, and in high school started acting in plays and musicals.

I am a theatre major here in Boston, and even though I love acting I have discovered that my true love is marketing (I know, I am a bit weird) and promoting music.

My dream is to one day be a talent buyer for a small concert venue.

Besides that I love to travel, read, and dance. My favorite type of music is Indie Rock, but my mind is always open to hearing something new. 

What I am most excited for in this internship is the exposure to all the new music and events happening around Boston that I haven’t had the chance experiencing before!

Cheers!

xoxo

Kellyn

Jolene - Ray LaMontagne. This song gives me chills! 

-Jackie

Coming soon :)

Check out this article about the upcoming premiere of “Lost Songs”, a documentary following a number of artists, including Rhiannon Giddens and the Carolina Chocolate Drops!!

-Jackie

worldmusiccrasharts:

Bob Dylan's lost lyrics are now being turned into songs by a bunch of talented musicians, including Elvis Costello, Rhiannnon Giddens, and Marcus Mumford! Learn more here:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/lost-bob-dylan-lyrics-make-for-new-basement-tapes-project/2014/03/27/c9a107be-b458-11e3-b899-20667de76985_story.html

Something pretty awesome to look forward to!!