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Topic: Performance

Nikkita Oliver

Nikkita Oliver

Through spoken word and images, Nikkita Oliver urges a reexamination of both history and the stories we tell. From the 1968 Summer Olympics to Colin Kaepernick, from Timothy McVeigh to the Blank Panther movement, she reveals fragments of truth often hidden within the bigger story. Holding a light to these distinctions, Oliver urges us to […]

Publish the Quest

Music that breaks down walls

Publish the Quest is a band from Washington State that brought down the house at TEDxSeattle 2016 with infectious energy and a message about the power of music. Flanked by a great horn section, lead singer Jacob Bain took a moment  to share the  band’s mission to use music and collaboration to break down cultural […]

Acrobatic Conundrum 18:16

Why I ran away to join the circus

A circus performance shows how together we can be greater than the sum of our parts.

Xolie Morra

Autism and the language of music

A unique and refreshing view of what it’s like to be a performer with Aspergers syndrome.