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Music and art have the power to evoke emotion in us. This collection features artists, musicians and their work. Visit: uctv.tv/arts

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Music and art have the power to evoke emotion in us. This collection features artists, musicians and their work. Visit: uctv.tv/arts

    Triton Talks: Life Without Earlids - Learning To Listen To the World

    Triton Talks: Life Without Earlids - Learning To Listen To the World

    What does it mean to have no earlids? According to Steven Schick, conductor and music professor at UC San Diego, it means we have no way of removing ourselves from the sounds that are all around us. The world-renown percussionist talks about the nature of sound and how to listen as he creates music through common clay flower pots. Series: "Triton Talks" [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 38074]

    • 22 min
    The Art of Change: Don Williams

    The Art of Change: Don Williams

    UC Santa Cruz drama lecturer Don Williams talks about how he founded, in 1991, UCSC's African American Theater Arts Troupe, or "AATAT" as it’s often called. The theater group has had a profound and lasting effect on countless numbers of African American students throughout the years. His students have a deep appreciation and love for his willingness to address head on not only what it means to be Black on the UCSC campus, but also the importance of exposing African American students, and all students, to the Black experience through plays written by Black playwrights. Series: "The Art of Change" [Humanities] [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 38077]

    • 23 min
    The Art of Change: Celine Parreñas Shimizu

    The Art of Change: Celine Parreñas Shimizu

    In this inaugural episode of The Art of Change, filmmaker, film scholar and Dean of Arts at UC Santa Cruz, Celine Parreñas Shimizu, talks about her personal history as well as her vision for the Arts Division at UCSC. She is well known for her work on race, sexuality and representations, and is the first Asian American female arts dean in the UC system. The daughter of political refugees from the Philippines who immigrated to the U.S. when she was a teenager, Dean Celine (as she likes to be called) earned her B.A. from UC Berkeley, her MFA from UCLA, and her Ph.D. from Stanford University. Series: "The Art of Change" [Humanities] [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 37990]

    • 24 min
    Still We Rise: Celebrating American Diversity in Music

    Still We Rise: Celebrating American Diversity in Music

    "Still We Rise" is a concert celebrating American diversity in music and the legacy of UC San Diego Professor Emeritus and pianist Cecil Lytle. This year’s program celebrates both the 25th anniversary of the Lytle Scholarship and the establishment of the Cecil Lytle Endowed Chair in African and African American Music. The concert features music and poetry from the African American experience. Series: "Rebecca Lytle Memorial Concerts" [Humanities] [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 37564]

    • 1 hr 24 min
    The Art of Change: Karlton Hester

    The Art of Change: Karlton Hester

    UC Santa Cruz Professor of Music, Director of Jazz Studies, and Director of the Digital Arts and New Media program Karlton Hester talks about being appointed as UCSC’s first Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Arts. Professor Hester began his career as a composer and recording artist in Los Angeles where he worked as a studio musician and music educator, performing both flute and saxophone. He received his Ph.D. in composition from the City University of New York Graduate Center. Series: "The Art of Change" [Humanities] [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 37989]

    • 28 min
    Let's Jam: Poet Thomas Dooley

    Let's Jam: Poet Thomas Dooley

    Our series of bringing arts and humanities practice to medicine continues with Thomas Dooley, poet-in-residence at the Center for Compassionate Communication at UC San Diego's Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion. Series: "Let's Jam: The Arts in Medicine" [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 37987]

    • 8 min

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