Photo by Jim Gale
Speaking the universal language of music.
Photo by Jonathan Demme
We explore the writing of her powerful memoir, Brother, I’m Dying.
Photo by Tom Pich
2001 NEA National Heritage Fellow Joe Wilson weaves his storytelling spell into the history of Blue Ridge Mountain culture.
Photo courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Graham Beal takes us behind the scenes of the new exhibit Frida Kalho and Diego Rivera in Detroit and shares his support for the Blue Star Museum Program.
Photo by Kfir Ziv
Ric Burns' documentary American Ballet Theatre: A History celebrates dance and ABT’s 75th Anniversary.
Photo by Yury Nakonechny
Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.
Photos courtesy of Dan Vera
Speaking Wiri Wiri and translating the immigrant experience.
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
The saxophonist/flutist/composer talks about 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.
Photo by Christopher Barclay
Dual Lives: Deborah Bond sings like a dream, has three cds and tours internationally. But she still needs a day job to pay the bills.
Photo courtesy of Algonquin Press
Tayari Jones: an author who loves the process of writing.