06/27/2013 04:32 pm ET Updated Jun 27, 2013

Art For Life's Sake: In Conversation With Yo-Yo Ma (VIDEO)

TIME: 4:40p-5:40p EST

On Thursday, June 27, from 4:40pm to 5:40pm EST, world-renowned cellist and 2013 Harman-Eisner artist in residence Yo-Yo Ma discusses his far-reaching vision for how artists can practice their citizenship, as individuals and through institutions with the director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program, Damian Woetzel. Learn how the arts fulfill a fundamental human need by forging and strengthening community.

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