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This NYC Artist’s Radical Bread Is Baked To Be Destroyed

“I use the sculptural element as a method to get people to pay attention to the conversation,” Lexie Smith muses. “It’s the tip of the iceberg. The meat of it, the stuff I really care about, is exposed through connecting people to their own relationship to bread and a social history that’s been with us for thousands of years.”

Via: VICE

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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach In Shadow Of Border Crossing

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma brought his Bach Project to the sister cities of Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, on Saturday. The “Day of Action” featured performances in both cities to celebrate the relationship between the two communities. “As you all know, as you did and do and will do, in culture, we build bridges, not walls,” he said.

Via: NPR

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NBA Vet Kyle Korver Addresses White Privilege

“This feels like a moment to draw a line in the sand. I believe that what’s happening to people of color in this country — right now, in 2019 — is wrong. The fact that inequality is built so deeply into so many of our most trusted institutions is wrong. And I believe it’s the responsibility of anyone on the privileged end of those inequalities to help make things right.” – Kyle Korver

Via: The Players' Tribune

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Exuberant Met Exhibit Explores The Art Of Rock ‘N’ Roll

“We’re looking at rock ‘n’ roll instruments as an art. They serve as muses, tools and visual icons, and many of them are hand-painted and lovingly designed,” says Jayson Kerr Dobney, curator in charge of the department of musical instruments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Via: Associated Press