Photo courtesy of Brando Skyhorse
He had a childhood no one could make up—with his memoir, he creates order from the chaos.
Photo by D. D. Rider
Writing for big bands, choirs, and small ensembles, Carla Bley remains a graceful and innovative voice for progressive jazz.
Four-time National Poetry Slam champion Taylor Mali connects stage and page.
Photo by Dorothy Darr
Expanding the tradition and language of jazz.
Courtesy of Sam White
Sam White loves Shakespeare and loves her hometown Detroit. So she emptied her bank account and started a site-specific professional theater company, Shakespeare in Detroit. It’s amazing.
Actor Tonya Beckman: a core member of the Taffety Punk Theater Company
and a Riot Grrrl in good standing. Classical theater with a difference.