Mixing It Up: [Music and Identity] Innovation
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 7:30 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
REGISTRATION OPENS 9 AM ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013 ON THE USC VISIONS AND VOICES WEBSITE - MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
An evening concert event featuring mixed-race artists KINA GRANNIS, JUSTIN NOZUKA, and GOW.
Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative
Crossing boundaries, taking risks, making music and redefining identity—“Mixing It Up” will showcase a broad range of talent from mixed-race artists in an exciting evening of cultural and artistic performance. Musical performances from popular YouTube artist and USC alum Kina Grannis, Japanese-Canadian singer/songwriter Justin Nozuka and Gow, from the Japan-based group Genez, will be woven with interactive conversations and stories from the artists about their cultural roots and mixed identity, experimentation with innovative technology and music-making outlets and the risks and challenges they have faced in building their careers in inventive, groundbreaking ways.
Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by the USC Center for Japanese Religions and Culture, with additional support from the USC Program Board Special Events Committee.
When & Where
Hapa Japan 2013 Festival
A free festival celebrating mixed-race and mixed-roots Japanese people and culture.