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Saturday, April 22 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Lunch Session: Music and Politics Now Kickoff

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Robert Christgau, “Who the Fuck Knows: Covering Music in Drumpfjahr II”
dream hampton, “Shifting the Narrative with Art: Does It Even Fukn Work?”

Note: More informal presentations on music and politics now, including multimedia clips prepared in advance, soapbox rants, and performances, will take place in Sky Church throughout Saturday afternoon. Please contact organizer Eric Weisbard if you would like to be involved or can suggest others who might be.


Robert Christgau

Twitter | | Robert Christgau has been a rock critic since 1967. He has published five books based on his journalism with two more in the works, as well as the 2015 memoir Going Into the City. He's been awarded Guggenheim, National Arts Journalism Program, and Ferris Fellowships and taught in NYU's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music from 2005 until the spring of 2016. Christgau keynoted the first Pop Con and has presented at every subsequent edition. His Expert Witness column appears weekly in Noisey... Read More →

dream hampton

Twitter | | dream hampton is a writer, filmmaker and organizer from Detroit. | "Shifting the Narrative with Art: Does It Even Fukn Work?" | I will chart a history of fifteen years of using musicians, artists, semi celebs and bonafide superstars to talk about the utility and the limitations of creating high influencer surrogates to shift narratives, affect existing campaigns, and pass legislation. With marching orders from Stevie Wonder... Read More →

Saturday April 22, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Sky Church MoPOP, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109