Art Advocacy Week with YoYo Ma

Here is a notice that showed up in my email today. I have heard on of YoYo Ma's wonderful talks before and I bet these will be just as great. YoYo has initiated a wonderful arts education program, in addition to his championship of music as an international connection. 

One of my favorite quotes from him:

"The thing that I've always been slightly frustrated with, was that the idea of a CD is kind of confined to a material possession that you can put on a shelf. And the idea of music, for me, is always about both the communication and the sharing of content. And so the interactive part is missing."

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 It's Arts Advocacy Week

We have two special events taking place in Washington DC, and you can participate from anywhere in the world.

Monday - 6:30 pm EST - Yo-Yo Ma delivers this year's Nancy Hanks Lecture titled, "Art for Life's Sake: a Road Map from One Citizen Musician"

Tune in live here:


Tuesday - 10:30 am EST - Yo-Yo Ma and , Matt Sorum (Guns N' Roses) - google Hangout

Send questions in advance via twitter using #AskYoYo or email them

  Hope you'll be able to fit it in your schedule, too!