State of Sound Stories: Ruby Ibarra

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Thursday, March 11, 2021
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 03/11/2021 16:00 03/11/2021 17:30 State of Sound Stories: Ruby Ibarra

State of Sound: Stories presented by NC State University Libraries invites individuals and groups to share personal sound stories of how their own creative paths connected them to sound in an effort to highlight unique ways forward for those interested in making sound a bigger part of their lives or careers.

Join us on Thursday, March 11th at 4:00PM for a conversation with Filipino-American rapper, spoken word artist, director, producer, scientist and activist Ruby Ibarra. Ruby's music tells the story of immigrants, empowerment, and cultural pride by rapping in Tagalog, Waray, and English. Aside from her art, Ruby is also a scientist at a Bay Area biotech company working on Covid-19 test kits and vaccines. 

In this conversation we will be asking Ruby about her story, her art, her directorial debut: Nothing on US: Pinays Risingand how she finds the balance between her craft and her professional career. 

This event will be held live on the NC State University Libraries Twitch channel. There will be time for Q&A from the participants.   

Where

  • NC State University Libraries Twitch Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/ncsulibraries

Event Description

State of Sound: Stories presented by NC State University Libraries invites individuals and groups to share personal sound stories of how their own creative paths connected them to sound in an effort to highlight unique ways forward for those interested in making sound a bigger part of their lives or careers.

Join us on Thursday, March 11th at 4:00PM for a conversation with Filipino-American rapper, spoken word artist, director, producer, scientist and activist Ruby Ibarra. Ruby's music tells the story of immigrants, empowerment, and cultural pride by rapping in Tagalog, Waray, and English. Aside from her art, Ruby is also a scientist at a Bay Area biotech company working on Covid-19 test kits and vaccines. 

In this conversation we will be asking Ruby about her story, her art, her directorial debut: Nothing on US: Pinays Risingand how she finds the balance between her craft and her professional career. 

This event will be held live on the NC State University Libraries Twitch channel. There will be time for Q&A from the participants.   

Contact Information

Alexander Valencia
(831)295-0531

Accessibility

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Ruby Ibarra

Ruby Ibarra

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