KUSC.org: Interview with composer Anthony Davis on “Central Park Five”

June 14, 2019 KUSC Arts Alive interview with composer Anthony Davis CENTRAL PARK FIVE Opera https://media.kusc.org/audio/2019/06/20190612-AA-Bonus-Anthony-Davis.mp3 About The Central Park Five In 1980’s New York, five African American and Latino teenagers were in the wrong place at the wrong time. They were unjustly convicted of a Central Park rape but exonerated through DNA evidence thirteen years…

LinkTV.org: Los Angeles’s Role in the Rise and Mainstreaming of Gospel Music

HOW SWEET THE SOUND – Gospel in Los Angeles https://www.linktv.org/shows/artbound/los-angeless-role-in-the-rise-and-mainstreaming-of-gospel-music?mc_cid=3de408fe0b&mc_eid=bb219d9a53 Link TV – June 5, 2019 Praise and worship songs stealing the limelight at a secular music festival in Southern California might seem unthinkable, but Kanye West gave a riveting gospel-inspired performance when Coachella coincided with Easter in 2019. He rapped his hit “Jesus Walks,”…