On one Sunday this fall Directory Chris Shimojima took advantage of the public wifi hotspots at nine New York City subway stations to unite 11 musicians virtually.
Inspired by a crowd of 38,000 singing at a British football match 20 years ago, New York composer David Lang wrote a piece called “Crowd Out,” designed to be performed by 1,000 amateur musicians.
Johnny Cash’s boyhood home has been fully restored and opened as a museum. Arkansas State University purchased the Dyess, Arkansas, home and diligently returned it to how it looked when the Cash family moved in as part of the Dyess Colony Resettlement Area in 1935. An annual Johnny Cash Music Festival, now in its fourth year, raised money for the project.