In celebration of National Poetry Day on October 2, we are presenting this poem written and performed by local poet Hanna Stephenson. Stephenson, who delivered this poem at the 2014 Poetry Out Loud state finals back in the spring, is a poetry blogger for the Huffington Post and her full-length collection, In the Kettle, the [...]
From WEDU in Tampa, Florida Inspired by the thrill of surfing, Nick and Kelli Lambiase turned to skateboarding when the Gulf Coast waves proved too calm for surfing. They started designing their own line of custom, handcrafted skateboards for those who want the rush of the surf when the waves are flat.
From NMPBS in Albuquerque, New Mexico For 40 years, photographer Robert Christensen has snapped portraits of buildings that reflect the rugged and independent spirit of New Mexico. By capturing the fading face of the Old West, Christensen’s photographs are like miniature time capsules.
On this episode of Broad & High, Ron Pizzuti & the Pizzuti Collection, “If You Answered Mostly True” – a poem by Hannah Stephenson, Longline Skateboards, and Artist Profile: Robert Christensen. Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. In [...]
From VPBS in Las Vegas As Las Vegas reinvents itself as an ultra-modern gaming and entertainment destination, much of the old Vegas is disappearing. One former showgirl is determined to keep the icon of the showgirl alive, and she’s pinning her hopes on some very talented art students, led by art teacher and Ohio native [...]
Many claim funk music has its roots in Dayton, and local artists paid homage to it in this year’s annual “Visual Voices” exhibit at the city’s Victoria Theatre, where artists were challenged to create visual art that captures the essence and flavor of the Dayton funk sound.