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University of Michigan Choir Performs “Considering Matthew Shepard”

One Detroit’s Zosette Guir sits down with University of Michigan Chamber Choir Conductor Eugene Rogers to discuss the choir’s recent performance of the oratorio “Considering Matthew Shepard.” Matthew Shepard was a 19-year-old gay college student attending the University of Wyoming who was brutally murdered. The choir’s performance displays a musical response to Shepard’s death, the hate crime, and his legacy.

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12/06/21: One Detroit – Hudson’s Holidays, Matthew Shepard Legacy, Glass Blown Ornaments

On this week's episode of One Detroit Arts and Culture, the Detroit Historical Museum takes Detroiters back in time with its Hudson's Holidays exhibit; One Detroit's Zosette Guir talks with University of Michigan Choir Conductor Eugene Rogers about the choir's "Considering Matthew Shepard" performance; and Epiphany Studios Owner April Wagner shows viewers how to blow their own glass ornaments just in time for the holidays.

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University of Michigan Choir Performs “Considering Matthew Shepard”

One Detroit’s Zosette Guir sits down with University of Michigan Chamber Choir Conductor Eugene Rogers to discuss the choir’s recent performance of the oratorio “Considering Matthew Shepard.” Matthew Shepard was a 19-year-old gay college student attending the University of Wyoming who was brutally murdered. The choir’s performance displays a musical response to Shepard’s death, the hate crime, and his legacy.

12/02/21: One Detroit – Social Safety Nets / Interlochen Arts / Struggling Small Businesses / Men of Change

On this episode of One Detroit: Will Glover explores how COVID-19 has impact social safety net programs and those living in poverty. Christy McDonalds learns about Interlochen's 30 years of evolution and expansion. Contributor Nolan Finley hears how small businesses across the state are coping with various challenges. Plus, a look into two initiatives that are helping foster positive conversations about Black men.

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    One Detroit’s Zosette Guir sits down with University of Michigan Chamber Choir Conductor Eugene Rogers to discuss the choir’s recent performance of the oratorio “Considering Matthew Shepard.” Matthew Shepard was a 19-year-old gay college student attending the University of Wyoming who was brutally murdered. The choir’s performance displays a musical response to Shepard’s death, the hate crime, and his legacy.[Read Now]
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