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Emily Dickinson - How She Speaks to Modern Minds and Musicians

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Grammy-winning musicians explore Emily Dickinson and how she speaks to the composers, musicians, and minds of today. Through modern musical settings of her poetry, we will discover the historical context from which she spoke and how we too might speak truth to power in peaceful, poignant, and fearlessly individualized ways. Presented in collaboration with the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center.

Subarea:Rockford East State

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Rockford University - 5050 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61108 - Rockford University is located a half mile east of the intersection of Business Route 20/East State Street and Alpine Road in Rockford. --FROM THE EAST-- Take I-90 west (Jane Addams Tollway) to Business Route 20/State Street Exit. Go right/west on State Street. Cross Perryville Road and Mulford Road. Rockford University is the fourth stoplight past Mulford Road on the right-hand side. --FROM THE NORTH--Take I-90 east to Business Route 20/State Street. Go right/west on State Street. Cross Perryville Road and Mulford Road. Rockford University is the fourth stoplight past Mulford Road on the right-hand side. –FROM THE SOUTH OR WEST--Take I-80 or I-88 to I-39 north. Exit I-39 north on U.S. 20 west to Alpine Road. Go right/north on Alpine Road to State Street and turn right/east. Rockford University is the second stoplight after Alpine Road on the left side.

Emily Dickinson - How She Speaks to Modern Minds and Musicians