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As I’ve mentioned before, this year’s 15th annual American Music Masters series honoring Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew has been a homecoming of sorts for me – taking me back to my former hometown of New Orleans. Last week ...Categories: Education
One of my favorite New Orleans words is "lagniappe." Pronounced "lan-yap," it means something extra, a bonus. It can also be defined as an unexpected gift.Categories: American Music Masters, Inductee, Education, Event
The road to rock superstardom is not an easy one. To “make it big” takes talent, tenacity, and a certain amount of good fortune. It also takes financial savvy. Unfortunately, the cautionary tales in the music industry are many. When ...Categories:
Last week the Rock Hall hosted its annual Summer Teacher Institute – an intensive workshop for educators where the Museum becomes the classroom and rock and roll becomes the teacher. This year we welcomed 50 teachers from 17 states and Canada ...Categories: Education
The Rock Hall Education Department teaches over 20,000 K-12 students every year through our Rockin’ the Schools programming. These hour-long classes, which cover topics from the history of hip-hop to the science of sound, teach the rich history of ...Categories: Education
Rock Hall’s Education Manager Discusses Tuesday’s Teachers Rock Event
It’s hard to watch Girls Rock!, the acclaimed documentary about the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls, and not be moved. As a woman, I saw myself – every ...Categories: Education, Event