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  • blog March 14, 2017

    New Sounds and Next Steps for SXSW: ContraBanned Showcase

    South by Southwest (SXSW), an annual festival and conference in Austin, TX for the film, interactive media and music industries, celebrates its 30th year March 13-19, 2017. Always a benchmark event for national and international music scenes, SXSW this year … Read more »

  • hip-deep August 23, 2007

    A Tale of Two Rebellions: How Africans Helped Shape the Future of Islam

    Our Hip Deep edition “A Tale of Two Rebellions,” produced in August, 2007, recounts the stories of two remarkable military campaigns in early Islamic history. Both uprisings take place in the late 9th century, both involve Africans as key players, … Read more »

  • program February 17, 2003

    Journeys with the Oud

    The oud is the ancestor of many modern string instruments, including the lute and the guitar. Its origins may lie in Persia or Mesopotamia, but now, it is played all over the world, used in spiritual and secular music, in … Read more »

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