What Is Owed?

What Is Owed?

Most houses of worship pay an annual licensing fee to sing hymns and contemporary music each week in worship services. But what about Spirituals sung in predominately white churches—music that is not copyrighted, songs that have no known author, songs not published until after the names of their creators were long forgotten. What is owed today?

One Song | Empire State of Mind

One Song | Empire State of Mind

Sasha Klare-Ayvazian’s One Song series explores what makes a single song great and its impact on his life. Jay-Z and Alicia Key’s “Empire State of Mind” debuted on October 20, 2009, two months later Sasha returned home from traveling abroad and found his anthem.

MMH Interviews | Andrew Duff

MMH Interviews | Andrew Duff

Andrew Duff is an NYC-based actor (Little Voice, As We See It) and autism awareness activist. He sits down with Sasha Klare-Ayvazian to talk about the music he grew up on, Sara Bareilles and Little Voice, working with Tectonic Theater Project, how autism has impacted his career, representation in film, and whether actors should take roles playing members of groups they are not part of.