“Women in music have been, for a long time, sort of ignored,” Moriarty said. “Not so much recently, but still, there’s a lot of emphasis … in conservatories and in colleges of music on the traditional music — Beethoven, Debussy, Bach — and we tend to be a little bit stuck in the past, and when we’re stuck in the past, we don’t really do women composers because they were not given the sort of recognition they should have been given in the past.”
Hosted by the Detroit Branch of the NAACP, members of the government and various organizations came to show their opposition to the Republican-backed, 39-bill package intending to change voting procedures in the state of Michigan.
After winning more than $42,000 on “Jeopardy,” MSU alumna Laura Portwood-Stacer is readying the release of her new book, “The Book Proposal Book.”
For the entire month, Michigan State and community partners will be virtually giving talks, demonstrations and hands-on experiments, Roxanne Truhn, coordinator of the Science Festival, said. “It’s to celebrate not only science, even though it’s called the Science Festival,” Truhn said. “It also celebrates science, technology, engineering, arts and math. So, we’re a STEAM festival.”