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April 11, 2022

Out of all films produced by Studio Ghibli, one ranks the most successful. "Spirited Away," written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, released in 2002, is one of the most successful films in Japan, second only to the recent 2020 Japan release of "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba." Gaining popularity in America, "Spirited Away" is one of the most influencing movies in the world.


April 1, 2022

America’s revival of folk music began in the 1940s with Pete Seeger and the Weavers, the demand for folk music continued rapidly into the 1950s with the introduction of Jac Holzman’s Elektra Records and Moses Asch’s Folkway Records labels. Artists such as The Weavers – with their best-selling Carnegie Hall album in 1957 – catapulted the need to explore society’s ills through America’s most sacred genre, performed with the instruments that belonged to the people not of our homeland, but of others too. Whether it would be Asia, Africa, Europe, South America, Oceania, or even Antarctica (although their music culture is unheard of and unrealized).