Actor Tonya Beckman: a core member of the Taffety Punk Theater Company
and a Riot Grrrl in good standing. Classical theater with a difference.
Deborah Bond sings like a dream, has three cds and tours internationally.
But she still needs a day job to pay the bills.
Tayari Jones: an author who loves the process of writing.
Raymond Arsenault's book The Sound of Freedom examines the 30 minute concert that helped move a nation forward.
Filmmaker Sam Pollard talks about his new documentary August Wilson: The Ground on which I Stand.
Makes sense of the world through theater.
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.
Auto Mechanic Harold Kyle plays with movement, balance, and shadows in his sculpture.
Maria Rosario Jackson talks about urban planning with art at its heart.
Organizing curator John Vick and consulting curator/editor Dr. Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw tell us about its rich history.
In All Our Names, Dinaw Mengestu explores unlikely love in the midst of conflict.
Barry Bergey shares some memories about a lifetime immersed in folk and traditional arts.
Ping Chong, a visionary citizen- artist and six-time NEA grantee, connects racial history to our current unrest in his recent play, Collidescope: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America.
Diana Green and Cathy Gassenheimer have a mission:
Arts Education for Every Alabama pre-k thru 12 Student!
In a slim, lucid and compulsively readable book, Nathaniel Philbrick makes an enthusiastic case for taking a look at Melville’s classic.