The Good List

See what's on our good list for events for finding and giving joy safely from your pod - or outdoors.

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January 16 - 18, 2021

Tribute to Jazz Great, Stanley Cowell

A Singular Voice

Baltimore's Keystone Korner Jazz Club will e hosting a tribute all weekend to the late  Stanley Cowell, legendary jazz artist, teacher, and musical genius.

Some Mixolo members had the distinct pleasure of witnessing Mr. Cowell perform some of his original jazz and classical works, not to mention his talented daughter, Sunny Cowell, an accomplished classical violist, singer, recording artist, and executive director of the inimitable Occasional Symphony.

Former students, ntoable peers, and his daughter will stream performances all weekend (72 hours!) from Keystone Corner, starting at 5:00 PM, Saturday, January 16.

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Monday, January 18, 2021 until...

Be Great. MLK Day of Service.

“Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve.” - Dr.  Martin Luther King, Jr.​

This year service and safety are essential for the holiday, now widely celebrated as a day of service.

AmeriCorps, a Federal agency dedicated to community service and engagement, continues their annual list in a time of social distancing, offering virtual opportunities on Monday, January 18, and ongoing.

Just plug in your zip code or city and find out what you can do for your community. From tutoring to addressing food insecurity to suicide prevention activities, many opportunities are virtual. Transcription for the Smithsonian Institute is on the list.  Cool.   Reading Partners, a Mixolo favorite, is also on the list.

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Monday, January 18, 2021

A Day of Remembrance

"The People's Day"

From the website: "NMAAHC’s annual community program entitled The People’s Holiday features six-time Grammy award-winning bassist, composer, and educator Christian McBride in a digital performance inspired by his social justice-focused album entitled, The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons. The 30-minute concert of jazz and poetry will feature performances of students from The Julliard School and a poetry reading by award winning poet, Evie Shockley.

 

The concert will conclude with a conversation between Christian McBride and Dr. Dwandalyn Reece, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs | Curator of Music and Performing Arts. This concert honors Dr. Kings’ commitment to racial equality, justice, and service. " 

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