As reported recently in NPR’s Deceptive Cadence, an 11 year old violinist named Dylan Hamme got to meet and play a duet with his music idol, Joshua Bell, on live national television no less. It seems he was busking on 5th Avenue near Rockefeller Center and was asked in to the NBC studio of the Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda.
Slam Poet Rachel Wiley
Slam poet Rachel Wiley took 4th place at the annual Women of the World Poetry Slam held in Columbus.
Her poetry ranges from humorous to deeply moving personal reflection.
In this ArtZine video profile of Wiley, find snippets of poetry about stalking a man that looks like Ira Glass through a grocery store, and about what happens when KFC runs out of chicken.