“Inside the Artist’s Studio:” Local Imagination on WCOM-FM

Inside the Artist’s Studio” showcases the great imaginings in all of us, as well as, the power of our creative community in the NC Piedmont.

Note: to listen, click on the blue link to get the Audio window and then click on the blue link again to play.
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Robert Thurston Lighty discusses his work with Gaspard & Dancers and their upcoming Duke performances to benefit Haiti and the Haitian Student Alliance:Robert Thurston Lighty with Gaspard Dancers
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Tess Mangum Ocana, Concerts & Facilities Director for the ArtsCenter in Carrboro, discusses their upcoming American Roots Series:Tess Ocana Artists Studio.
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Painter and Collage artist, Steven Silverleaf shows us the many ways that the world and living in it are wonderous: Steven Silverleaf Dec 7
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Metal Sculptor, Eddie White and Chatham Artists Guild Director, Maggie Zwillingtell us about what it took to start and sustain the first Open Studio Tour in North Carolina. The Chatham Studio Tour happens the first two weekends in December: Chatham Studio Tour Nov 30
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Fine Craftsman and Woodworker, Elia Bizzari discusses why tradition never gets old: Elia Bizzari
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Jason Perlmutter discusses the “Soul History of the Carolinas” as well as the new release of “Paradise of Bachelors:” Jason Perlmutter Carolina Soul
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Deep Magic of Joshua Lozoff: Josh Lozoff on what makes Deep Magic Deep
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Imagine the memories you will make with ChathamArts, Tommy Edwards, and the Bluegrass Experience at the 39th Annual Bluegrass Experience Anniversary Concert, November 5th, Fearrington Barn, 8 pm. Thank you WLHC 103.1 FM Radio for this interview: Tommy Edwards and Chatham Arts Interview about Bluegrass Experience
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Konrad and Tanya Catalos of Daisy Cakes Creative Bakery in Durham engage community in growing their business and in creating culinary memories to last a life time. Everything is just more meaningful when there are cup cakes. Visit their Air Stream and help them get a store front via Kickstarter! Daisy Cakes
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Festival mavens, Sara Waters and Elizabeth Cox discuss the Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance scheduled in Silk-Hope, NC this October 7 – 10:Shakori Hills Oct 5
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April Walton and Randy Benson discuss the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke and why North Carolina is such a great place for filmmakers:
CDS Sept 28
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Portrait artist, Kim Werfel discusses her life’s calling to generate uplift and catharsis through her art: Kim Werfel
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Italian-Fayettevillian Photographer, Jonathan Starling (www.jstarlingphotography.com) discusses the beauty of urban decay and what it was like to cross the digital divide: Jonathan Starling September 7
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Painter/Conceptual Artist hybrid, Matthew Zigler (www.mattzigler.com) discusses community-based art initiatives and the power of pigeons: Matt Zigler Aug 18
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Painter Marcelle Harwell Pachnowski describes what it’s like to paint music: Marcelle Harwell Pachnowski
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Documentary Photographer, Anna Blackshaw explores the function of story in creating “the best path to coexistence.” Kirtan Aug 10 2010
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Ceramic artist, John Makowski discusses the intersection between spirituality and the creative process: John Makowski Aug 3
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Listen while Richard Badu dances a little joy into our lives. FYI: Badu will perform in Norma Miller’s tribute to Frankie Manning, “Swing, Baby, Swing ” AT THE APOLLO on August 29: Frankie Manning.

Click here for the interview with Badu (I like how that rhymes): Richard Badu Swing July 20
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James Bryson Hyatt discusses the NC Film Industry and why zombie movies should be required viewing for all humans: James Bryson Hyatt discusses Film and Zombies
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Prodigy Entrepreneurs of Trekky Records discuss what it’s like to start your own record label at age 12: Trekky Records May 11
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Fine Art Photographer, Alison Overton discusses childhood, mojo moments, and “krappy” plastic cameras: Fine Art Photographer, Alison Overton on “Inside the Artist’s Studio” on WCOM-FM
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New Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Director, Deirdre Haj shares ways that film and arts are taking our local economies from “slow” to GO! Dierdre Haj on Inside the Artist’s Studio, WCOM-FM Radio 103.5
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Learn life lessons from local hero and Pittsboro mixed media artist, Rita K. Spina: Rita Spina July 27
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Dan Krebill discusses the Arts Center in Carrboro and its connection to the most Uncommon Garden South of the Mason Dixon: Dan Krebill ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Paperhand Puppet Intervention Artists, Donovan Zimmerman and Jimmy Magoo discuss the power and reward of story, as well as, their latest production “Love & Robots: A Puppet Rock Opera in 1’s and 0’s:” Donovan Zimmerman and Jimmy Magoo from Paperhand Puppet Intervention
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Tess Mangum Ocana, Concert & Facilities Director for the ArtsCenter in Carrboro, discusses ethnomusicology and the exhilaration of booking childhood music heroes in her own community: Tess Mangum Ocana on Inside the Artist’s Studio on WCOM-FM
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Filmmaker, Philip Brubaker (www.philipbrubaker.com) discusses his latest feature, “Abandoned” about a letter he discovered in an abandoned Chatham County farmhouse. Phil Brubaker Jan 26
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Filmmaker Nic Beery tells us why community is so important to making NC the third largest film and video industry in the U.S. Also, learn about his secret life as a former Ringling Brothers clown.
NicBeery Interview on Inside the Artist’s Studio
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Fine furniture craftsman Erik Wolken was inspired while living in a West Virginia “Hippie House:”

Erik Wolken Dec 1editedfinal
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Glenn Cassidy’s writing explores everything from facebook to infinity and beyond.
Glenn Cassidy Nov 17 EDITED

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