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Somerville Creators

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Emily Arkin

Editor for digital scholarly publications by day, and a musician/artist/event organizer by night. Emily has played rock guitar and violin in bands for a dozen years (after jumping the fence from classical)--in bands The Operators, Quincunx, and Shepherdess and Somerville music collectives Handstand Command and Compound 440R. She is currently a Girls Rock Campaign Boston organizer/instructor and was also: board chair of the Somerville Arts Council; co-founder of the Bazaar Bizarre craft fair; co-owner of the handmade boutique Magpie; a LadyFest*East organizer; and a disc jockey with the 440R ladies' DJ collective, WHRW, and WMFO.