Conversations with Creatives on Up Close and Cultural Radio Program

Rachel DeGuzman, the Host and Producer of Up Close and Cultural, is President & CEO of 21st Century Arts, a Rochester, NY based arts consultancy. She recently accepted the position of Executive Director of Kyoung’s Pacific Beat – a Peacemaking Theater Company … Continued

When Visions Come to Life, A Visit with Mark Groaning

Mark Groaning’s Studio is a vision in color and movement. Brilliantly colored flowers exploding from window frames…ethereal glass and acrylic vases suspended mid-air from lacy vines…dragon sculptures breathing metallic fiery flames…fusions of molten glass…vivid paintings that jump to life from … Continued

Meghdad Asadi Designs a Bright Future in Animation

While completing a Masters Degree in Communications Engineering, Meghdad Asadi discovered a passion for animation. He chose to come to the U.S. from his native country of Iran to pursue an MFA in 3D Computer Animation in the School of … Continued

Jekyll & Hyde … Unleashed by Push Physical Theatre

I caught up with the members of Push Physical Theatre rehearsing their new production of Jekyll & Hyde in the beautiful third-floor space on Gregory Street that is the former home of Tango Cafe. They moved, threw and pushed their … Continued

Diving Into The Fringe: September 17 – 26, 2015

Earlier this week, I was excited to interview Erica Fee of The Fringe, Kerry Young of TheatreROCS and Unleashed! Comedy Improve, and John Borek of MUCCC about this year’s First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, known to insiders simply as “The … Continued

1 2