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'That's when the poets emerge’: Bob Dylan Center's artist-in-residence says unrest can lead to art

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Elizabeth Caldwell
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KWGS News
Joy Harjo speaks at the opening of the Bob Dylan Center on May 10, 2022

City leaders, scholars, and artists marked the opening of downtown’s Bob Dylan Center Tuesday. Listen above to a short news story and an extended interview with artist-in-residence Joy Harjo. Harjo spoke about how civil unrest can lead to visionary art, and whether or not another monument to a white man is what’s needed now.