Dawn Landes, with her bright, supple voice and her restless imagination, is drawn to create and collaborate. A master of singer-songwriter pop, she is now writing a musical called "Row."

Why you should listen

Dawn Landes is a singer-songwriter whose thoughtful music you might have heard if you watch Bored to Death, House, Gossip Girl or The Good Wife. Along with releasing five albums since 2005 (and an EP inspired by yé-yé, ‘60s French pop music), she’s a frequent collaborator with contemporaries such as Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Norah Jones and composer Nico Muhly.

She has appeared with the Boston Pops and the NYC Ballet and in Lincoln Center’s prestigious American Songbook Series, and spent the summer of 2014 working on a musical about fellow Louisville native Tori Murden McClure’s quest to become the first woman to row across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Pop-Up Magazine: The engrossing talks of Session 8 of TED2015

March 19, 2015

Pop-Up Magazine is “something like a reading,” only not. This unique show brings the glossy pages of a general interest magazine to life, telling real-life stories in a vortex of sight, sound and spectacle. And they have curated Session 8 of TED2015. A tour of the 11 stories woven on the TED stage: Believe in Magik*. The lights […]

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