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Friday Five: Rock the Garden 2019 edition

This week at the Current, we’re looking forward to Rock the Garden, the single-day fest we’ll put on this weekend with the Walker Art Center. So I thought Friday Five might as well reflect that today. Before you lather on the sunscreen, dig out your water bottles, and pull out your tickets (available here), you […]

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Adia Victoria on ‘Silences,’ collaborating with The National’s Aaron Dessner, and getting ready for Rock the Garden

While writing her second full-length album, Silences, Adia Victoria spent time in the stacks of the Vanderbilt University library, poring over the works of women she admires — from Toni Morrison to Virginia Woolf to Tillie Olsen, whose 1978 novel inspired the album’s title. “I consider myself a writer first and foremost, and I don’t […]

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