Hosea Taylor Plays On in a New Children’s Book by Kathleen M. Blasi

I was working in the office of Kids Out and About one day, when a children’s book author popped in unexpectedly. She’d just finished a book titled Hosea Plays On, and was awaiting its publication. As we started chatting, I … Continued

Dr. Bill Valenti: Writing the Book on AIDS – Part 2

In Dr. Bill Valenti’s inspirational book AIDS: A Matter of Urgency, we travel back in time to the dawn of AIDS and AIDS treatment. In the timeline of the world, it’s an infinitesimal speck on the timeline: a mere 35 years. But for … Continued

Humans of New York: Using Art to Banish Darkness

On Pi Day 2016, Brandon Stanton took to facebook to share an opinion with his 17,128,451 followers. Brandon, the force behind Humans of New York, did not undertake this initiative lightly. As a photojournalist, he specializes in capturing the essence … 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