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

Diversity in the Arts, through the Eyes of Three Activists

Diversity in the Arts is a topic that surfaces frequently these days.  More and more organizations have become acutely aware of how little their organizations reflect the diversity of the communities they serve. There is a significant “trickle down” effect … Continued

Note to Three 2016 Tony Award Winners…

Sunday night’s Tony Award ceremony was a celebration of the Arts. From music to set design, script writing to directing, costumes to acting and choreography… almost every genre within the art world, and the individuals who brought the art forms … 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