March 16, 2016
This one-day event, a continuation of the Dissolve Inequality series, will explore the question: What can a new era of music teach us about reducing inequalities — gender, racial, economic, and more?
Come join in discussions with artists and scholars, and join the networking dinner and musical performance in the evening featuring internationally acclaimed rapper Shing02 (from Japan), local funk legends The A-Beez, and a rare stateside appearance of Toshiya the Tribal (also from Japan).
This event is free and open to the public. The Dissolve Dance Party will be 21+ only.
Musicians Panel and Ignite Talks:
2-5pm Panel: Musicians & Scholars Debate Music & Inequality
Location: MIT, Room 4-237
2pm – Musicians Keynote Panel with hip-hop emcees Shing02 (from Japan) and Flash (of NBS), and Amy Bellamy (The A-Beez).
3-5pm – Ignite Talks and Open Discussion on Music and Inequality with Nancy Baym, Toshiya Ueno, Sandy Alexandre, Eva Heinstein, and Ian Condry
Dinner and Dance Party:
6-8pm Dissolve Inequality Networking Dinner to brainstorm for Dissolve 2.0 conference at MIT (Fall 2016)
Location: Middlesex Lounge, 315 Mass Ave., Cambridge, MA
8pm – live music with the ABeez, local funk music legends
9pm – Shing02 with DJ Spin Master A1 (live hip-hop from Japan, Boston premiere performance!!)
10pm – midnight, Special guest DJs including Toshiya the Tribal (from Tokyo), DJ iancondry & Blue Buddha