On Thursday (February 16), I had the honor of hosting a panel in Towson University’s Center for the Arts, where some of the most distinguished KJs in the D.C./Baltimore area shared their expertise. Below is the official press release.
Find a recap of the event here.
Karaoke: Asia’s Global Sensation
Center for the Arts, Asian Arts Gallery, CA 2037
February 13 – May 13, 2017
Opening Reception: Thurs., Feb. 16, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Mon. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Exhibit is closed during spring break (closed Mar. 19 – 26)
Experience the art, culture and Asian roots of karaoke through an interactive gallery installation that explores the diversity and commonalities of karaoke customs on a local and global scale. Learn about karaoke in various Maryland communities and gain insight into this rich worldwide phenomenon.
Panel Discussion: Karaoke: Global Technology, Local Practice
Explore questions large and small about karaoke with local karaoke DJs (KJs) and Byrd McDaniel, karaoke scholar at Brown University. What makes for a good performance? How have different communities adopted and adapted karaoke to make it their own?
Panel discussion will be followed by an opening reception.