Santa Fe’s nonprofit provider of alt-country, folk, blues, rock, & world music.
For 25 million kids — on yellow school buses each day — that ride is the source of 1/3rd of the pollution they inhale. Tiny particles, black carbon, pollution that triggers asthma. We can fix that! Let’s enlist our autoworkers in building a new fleet of electric school buses! 🚌 https://t.co/51xj0PudTa
NOW AVAILABLE VIRTUALLY! One of our favorite outreach programs places ninth-generation Nigerian drummer Akeem Ayanniyi in schools and libraries, where he engages students in conversation about Africa and forms an ensemble with the kids using the traditional ashiko, djembe and bata drums.
For two decades, Southwest Roots Music has provided free educational outreach activities for more than 20,000 New Mexicans, from grade schoolers to seniors. Activities have included interactive demonstrations and workshops with internationally touring artists, dance lessons, film programs, sustainable cuisine events, and in-school programs. If you would like to arrange free Southwest Roots Music outreach programming in your school or community center, please contact us at ThirstyEarFest@gmail.com.
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