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Girls Rock Dallas' Rachel Michaud Digs the Spazzys

8 years ago by Audra Schroeder
See also: Lauren O'Connor opens the history books for Girls Rock Dallas See also: Shiny Around the Edges on Death Grips, Patti Smith We've started poking around in locals' iTunes, iPods, Spotify playlists, CD players, cassette decks, turntables and brains with one question in mind: What are you listening to?...
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10 Brilliant Dallas Women: Rachel Michaud Helps Girls Learn to Rock

5 years ago by Amy McCarthy
The state of music education in Texas is, well, depressing. Facing extreme budget cuts, schools across the state were forced to drastically cut music and art programs for students, especially those in socioeconomically disadvantaged districts. As a result, nonprofits and other organizations have been forced to fill the gap. Fortunately,...
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Girls Rock Dallas Grooms the Rock Stars of the Future

5 years ago
For the past four years, Girls Rock Dallas has hosted a summer camp to help girls aged elementary school to high school find their inner rock stars. Campers spend a week forming bands and writing their own music before playing a public showcase in Dallas at the end of the week. Last month Music Editor Jeff Gage visited the camp and talked with...
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Girls Rock Camp Needs Bands For a Comp

9 years ago by Audra Schroeder
Girls Rock Dallas is gearing up for their inaugural summer session, but in the meantime, they're looking for submissions for a local comp they're putting together. "We have received a few submissions, but we would love some more," says camp director Rachel Michaud. "We are looking for all different genres...
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Girls Rock Dallas' Summer Camp Grooms the Rock Stars of the Future

5 years ago by Jeff Gage
For the past four years, Girls Rock Dallas has been doing something that no one else in North Texas offers: giving young girls a chance to form their own bands and write their own music during a week-long summer camp. It's one of the feel-good stories in the local music...
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10 Brilliant Dallas Women: Justine Ludwig Brings an International Art Perspective to Curation

5 years ago by Lauren Smart
Welcome to 10 Brilliant Dallas Women, a pop-up online series about 10 awesome women making Dallas a better place to live.  Justine Ludwig arrived in Dallas a year ago, but to hear her talk about the city, you 'd think it was longer. Since moving here from Cincinnati to take...
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Girls Rock! Doc Screens at LaGrange on Wednesday, Benefits Girls Rock Dallas

9 years ago by Audra Schroeder
So I fell down one of those Internet rabbit holes a few nights ago -- you know, when YouTube proves itself to be a Rube Goldberg machine -- and ended up at this clip, which I very clearly remember watching on 120 Minutes as a 13-year-old, and knowing then that...
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These Girls Have Axes To Grind

9 years ago by Merritt Martin
High-five for rocking, Dallas. We are finally getting a Girls Rock Camp of our very own. Back in December, music editor Audra Schroeder discussed the Dallas arm of the incredibly awesome organization with its founder/executive director Rachel Michaud, who explained the vision behind Girls Rock Camp: “We want to send...
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Another 10 Brilliant Dallas Women: Lily Cabatu Weiss, Mentor for the Next Generation

5 years ago by Paige Skinner
Nowadays, dancers and singers and artists can’t solely rely on their artistic talents. They also must tap into their business-minded side and come up with a plan. Lily Cabatu Weiss knows that better than anyone. The artistic director at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts...
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Another 10 Brilliant Dallas Women: Sayra & Michelle Design Jewelry With Purpose

5 years ago by Lauren Smart
Welcome to 10 Brilliant Dallas Women, a pop-up online series about 10 awesome women making Dallas a better place to live.   Sayra Carpenter and Michelle Carranza wear a lot of jewelry. Precious stones, woven friendship bracelets, gold pendants in the shape of Texas. They stack their wrists with bracelets, they...

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