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Saturday, April 22 • 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Voicing Change: The Artist and the Political Life

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"Voicing Change: The Artist and the Political Life," features Tanya Tagaq, Meredith Graves (vocalist for Perfect Pussy and MTV News anchor), and Mike Hadreas (Perfume Genius). This event will begin with a performance by Tanya Tagaq.

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Ann Powers

Twitter | | Ann Powers is a critic and correspondent for NPR Music. She has worked for many publications including the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Village Voice, and SPIN. She was a founding editor of the SF Weekly and, in the early 2000s, worked as a curator at S... Read More →

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Meredith Graves

Meredith Graves is a musician and journalist originally from upstate New York. After fronting several mediocre punk bands she accidentally became a freelance journalist, writing for publications like Pitchfork, the Guardian, the Village Voice and more. At some point she became the host of MTV News, where she works... Read More →
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Mike Hadreas

Perfume Genius is the nom de poster-wraith of Mike Hadreas, whose 2014 breakout album Too Bright—called “awe-inspiring, magnificent” by NPR—marked a musical and performative leap that sounds unlike anything before or since. With his fourth album No Shape, he goes even further, merging church music, makeout music... Read More →
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Tanya Tagaq

Twitter | | Tanya Tagaq’s music is like nothing you’ve heard before. The Arctic-born artist is an improvisational performer, avant-garde composer and experimental recording artist whose most recent album, Retribution, has disrupted the music world in Canada and beyond with its powerfully original vision. Tagaq contorts elements of punk, metal, and electronica into a complex and contemporary sound that begins in breath, a communal and fundamental phenomenon... Read More →


Saturday April 22, 2017 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Sky Church MoPOP, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109