Greg Bogoshian Rocks the Design of RockBeach Custom Guitars

About seven years ago, I met Greg Bogoshian of RockBeach Guitars when I was organizing Hang Around Victor Days.  He and his band Squirrels in Traffic were performing at the festival. He was also an exhibitor. I was was awed … Continued

Movie Magic: Special Effects Makeup in Film

There are so many aspects of the arts that we, as observers, or even as artists working in other artistic mediums, take for granted. Special effects makeup is one of those fields. When we watch a film or tv program, … Continued

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

Insider Insights on Grants and Grant Writing

This year, I had the wonderful fortune of receiving a New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Grant to produce Conversations with Creatives. The grant was administered by and awarded through Livingston Arts and Genesee Valley Arts Grants. I also … Continued