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Coverage for grant MN-263900-19

MN-263900-19
The Banjo Project: Stories of America's Instrument
Marc Fields, Emerson College

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=MN-263900-19

Marc Fields & The Banjo Project (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Tony Trischka
Publication: Banjo Newsletter
Date: 3/1/2019
Abstract: World-renowed banjo player and songwriter Tony Trischka interviews project director Marc Fields about The Banjo Project.
Link: https://banjonews.com/2019-03/marc_fields_and_the_banjo_project.html

The Banjo’s Beauty, And Its Cultural Baggage, Is On Display In A New Digital Museum (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Andrea Shea
Publication: WBUR-FM (90.9 FM)
Date: 4/4/2019
Abstract: WBUR's arts and culture team, The ARTery, reports on the complicated story The Banjo Project digital museum tells about the banjo.
Link: https://www.wbur.org/artery/2019/04/17/banjo-project-digital-museum

Professors’ digital museum tells the unknown story of the banjo (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Cassandre Coyer
Publication: The Berkeley Beacon
Date: 1/16/2019
Abstract: Emerson College student journalists interviewed project director Marc Fields about The Banjo Project, including a discussion of prejudices and misunderstandings, and the stereotypes many people have about the banjo.
Link: http://berkeleybeacon.com/professors-digital-museum-tells-the-unknown-story-of-the-banjo/

You Can Tour This Banjo Museum Without Getting Up From Your Couch (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Andrea Shea
Publication: NPR Weekend Edition [Radio broadcast episode]
Date: 12/14/2019
Abstract: For more than 15 years, filmmaker Marc Fields has been on a quest to capture and share the story of the banjo. The Banjo Project is an online museum that covers the instrument's history and culture.
Link: https://www.npr.org/2019/12/14/787857072/you-can-tour-this-banjo-museum-without-getting-up-from-your-couch


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