Sessions at Wavelengths 2019 covered some complex topics affecting global music artists— from the rise of Latinx as a genre label to lingering colonial power dynamics. “The emotional immediacy of many of the panels set Wavelengths apart from the usual conference fare and says a lot about the community we’ve worked hard to build for over a decade,” remarks Tristra Newyear Yeager, Wavelengths co-organizer and veteran rps writer and strategist. Read more →


Chriss Rimpel is a young female entrepreneur of Haitian heritage who’s built a career as a manager, an independent booking agent, and head of CR Booking-N-Marketing. Though she learned the ropes by working with artists and presenters in the Haitian... Read more →


Canadian-born, American-educated Heena Patel always loved the performing arts, especially those related to her South Asian heritage. After an apprenticeship to a noted tabla master in India, she jumped boldly from engineering to arts administration. As she did, she saw... Read more →