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Sounds of the South: a music symposium

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents Sounds of the South, a symposium focused on the evolving historical and contemporary music of the American South. The symposium features lectures by renowned historians, ethnomusicologists, musicians, and Southbound photographers, with presentations on subjects ranging from praise-house history to songwriting to photographing traditional musicians in Appalachia. The symposium features Cary Ann Hearst, Dr. Karen Chandler, Bill Carson, Dr. Bill Ferris, Jake Xerxes Fussell and Southbound exhibition photographers Rachel Boillot, Bill Steber, and Lisa Elmelah. Sounds of the South takes place November 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See the website for a detailed schedule. Free.