Small Business Owner, Musician (Baer and the Lady), Promoter and Event Coordinator
Connie Henshaw (she/her/they/them)
Connie’s first passion is in the promotion of the creative arts. As the drummer for Baer and the Lady, she finds herself enjoying photography, recording, videography, promotion, booking, and more. They believe art is a pathway for connection and positive change in the community. Connie is also the owner of Connie’s Distribution LL, which provides delivery services to small local businesses. They work to help make the food system more sustainable and local, by providing home delivery service and online ordering for local farm goods. They are also active LGBTQ groups in the area.
Session Title: Tackling Taboo Topics Through Music
Session Description: Music has a special power to open up an emotional, creative, and subconscious part of ourselves. In this talk, we explore the idea of integrating music, storytelling, art, and expression to address important community topics that are normally considered taboo; building community and raising voices along the way.
Track: Community Growth