Fantastic Negrito Kicks Off Downstreet Art in North Adams, Returning to the Land of His First Life;
PLUS: Wishbone Zoe Talks about the Western Mass Music Scene and Being a Woman Rocker Today.
JUST IN TIME to celebrate the release of his debut, self-titled album, Oakland-based (but Berkshire-born) Fantastic Negrito lands in downtown North Adams to help launch Downstreet Art 2015! You do NOT want to miss this interview.
PLUS: Do You Care Where Your Food Comes From? Country of Origin Labeling Requirements on Track to Be Repealed.
Plus: North Adams Mayor Richard J. Alcombright shares some of his perspectives on the future of the City and region.
We spoke with the creators of this magnificent volume, Juliet Flynt, Steve Lawson, and Joan Zegras about “Many Stages—A Portrait of Williamstown Theatre Festival; The First 60 Years.”
We are introduced to Deirdre, and, less than an hour later, we have a new old friend.
There really was no pressing reason to request an interview with Deirdre Flynn Sullivan, except that we haven’t spoken yet, which was reason enough. Turns out that our instincts were right on target. We spoke for about an hour and could have spoken for another hour, so why not pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us for a ranging, arts talk! Keep Reading
Molly Pinto Madigan relates her long (and, in our view, fated) journey from performance, to classical study, to music ethnoelectrogrammaticographacology, back to performance.
We’re glad she made it.
With a voice stolen from the Fae Folk, Molly Pinto Madigan has been enchanting audiences since she was a young teen. Her 2015 release, “Wildwood Bride,” does not disappoint; filled with longing and clarity, this ambitious effort confidently treads the divide between delicate and driven.
PLUS: Cheshire votes no on pipeline; Child traffic fatality in Adams, Hotel on North opens.
Munk Duane talks with INDIEcent Exposure about Life, Music, and more Life on our first episode
I really can’t thank Munk enough for his generosity and honesty during our conversation. I can’t think of a more ideal guest to kick off this show—his experience, talent, and attitude are all examples of the traits an entrepreneur musician needs to survive and thrive today. Give a listen to the show, and if you have any musician friends who could benefit from Munk’s tale, send them our way… Keep Reading
A conversation with Eric Rudd about art, development, and the future of North Adams
Tela Zasloff, editor of the Greylock Independent, joins me to discuss a wide range of issues with Eric Rudd—artist, developer, optimist. Although the talk winds its way out in a number of seemingly disparate directions, every thread is tied at its start to the question of how the public experience of art is shaped by its environment, and how public life is molded by the vitality of art. Keep Reading
Bouquet Arrangement Is a Blend of Creativity and Skills
Chad Therrien of Mt. Williams Greenhouses joins us on PRO-FUSION to explain what to do with that gorgeous bouquet you received as a gift or spoiled yourself with. Some simple skills, and a willingness to experiment, will yield an arrangement that will liven up a favorite space for many days to come.