Artist, Favianna Rodriguez will kick off the event with an artist workshop.
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Inside Texas Tech: Celebrating Latinas in Scholarship and Art

Texas Tech’s Women’s and Gender Studies will hold its 34th annual conference beginning tomorrow. The theme for this year’s Conference on the Advancement of Women is Celebrating Latinas in Scholarship and Art.

The featured speakers for the three-day gathering are Norma Cantu, a researcher from Texas whose interests include border studies, and Favianna Rodriguez, an interdisciplinary artist and political activist from California.

Charlotte Dunham, the director of Women...

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Inside Texas Tech: Regis Park, A Sustainable Development

An Arizona real estate investment company has developed a master plan for 288 acres southeast of Lubbock’s airport that in time could be home to as many as 5,000 residents. Regis Park would have single- and multi-family housing, a K-12 equestrian charter school, retail space and an auditorium. Some of the land was rezoned from industrial to commercial last year.

“We looked at several factors,” says Rob Dwyer, a managing partner with Arizona-based Dominion Real Estate Investments,...

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It's a rare thing to have three pianists at three pianos in one studio. But given the marriage of keyboard masters Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes, host Marian McPartland thought it was a perfect opportunity to expand the Piano Jazz format with two of today's most gifted players as her guests.

Hod O'Brien On Piano Jazz

Jan 26, 2009

On the drive from his home in Charlottesville, Va., to the Manhattan studios of Piano Jazz, pianist Hod O'Brien was inspired to compose an original tune in honor of the occasion. By the time he'd arrived, he'd worked out a swinging little ditty in his head, so he kicked off this session with a tune he called "Clarion for Marian."

"His playing was wonderful," recalls host Marian McPartland. "And I really enjoyed playing on Charlie Parker ['Now's The Time'] with Hod. I thought it came off very well."

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