In The Groove: Collecting and Curating African Music @ Anderson Gallery

An interesting accompaniment to the current show at the Anderson Gallery:

Bill Lupoletti, WRIR’s world music director and host of Global A Go-Go, and David Noyes, host of WRIR’s Ambiance Congo and co-host of The Motherland Influence, will join Siemon Allen on Wednesday, September 29 at 6PM at VCU’s Anderson Gallery in a program titled In The Groove: Collecting and Curating African Music. The panel of passionate collectors of African music will discuss their motivations, methods, and discoveries.

Imaging South Africa: Collection Project by Siemon Allen, a three-floor installation of large collections of vinyl phonograph records, stamps, and other found objects, continues at Anderson Gallery, 907 1/2 W. Franklin Street, through October 31, 2010.

WRIR 97.3 FM, Richmond Independent Radio, a non-profit volunteer operated and managed radio station, broadcasts unrepresented music, news and views 24 hours a day, seven days a week from studios in Richmond’s Fan District. WRIR’s music programs are all locally produced and include more than ten shows that feature or regularly play contemporary African and World music. WRIR also airs locally produced and nationally syndicated news and talk programs. For more information about WRIR and the station’s programing, visit


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