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Category: Local Centers/Global Sounds

  • Ethnic Music of Northern Wisconsin and Michigan: Digital Collection of the people, for the people

    Posted on May 22nd

    Highlighting a musician’s transcription of an accordion tune from this Digital Collection

  • Leary lauded as Grammy Awards ceremony approaches

    Posted on Feb 7th

    Emeritus Professor of Folklore and Scandinavian Studies Jim Leary garnering media attention for his Best Album Notes Grammy nomination.

  • Sound Salon: Alpine Dreaming CD Release Party

    Posted on Oct 31st

    Celebrate the release of the 2-CD set Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924. Saturday, November 17, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 7:00pm. Free and Open to the Public.

  • Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924

    Posted on Sep 29th

    2 CD-set produced by Archeophone Records in cooperation with Mills Music Library and the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures is now here and available for borrowing.

  • Die Tanzgeiger: Eat! Dance!

    Posted on Aug 31st

    Austrian ensemble Die Tanzgeiger performs Monday, September 24, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 5:00pm Reception (with food) 6:00pm Concert. Free and Open to the Public.

  • Jim Leary on WPR’s Central Time

    Posted on Nov 15th

    Hear Professor Emeritus Jim Leary on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Central Time, speaking about preserving folk culture–including his work on the Local Centers/Global Sounds project Mills Music Library and The Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures are undertaking thanks to an NEH grant.