Monthly Archives: September 2017

RENEE SAGEBEAR ALBRECHT: THE FEMINIST, ACTIVIST, WRITER, PUBLISHER, PAINTER, HOMEOPATHIST, AND PHOTOGRAPHER DECLARES: “I SEE PEOPLE READY FOR PROGRESS, LOOKING FOR WAYS TO CHANGE. ART-MAKING CALLS ATTENTION TO SOCIAL OPPRESSION. CREATIVE ACTIVITY IS VITAL FOR MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL RENEWAL”….A REVIEWER’S INTERVIEW WITH PEOPLE IN THE ARTS

JAMES STRECKER: If you were asked for 50 words for an encyclopedia to summarize what you do, or have done, in the arts, what would you say? RENEE ALBRECHT: After graduating from McMaster University, Renee worked as a substitute teacher … Continue reading

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ABIGAIL RICHARDSON-SCHULTE: AWARD-WINNING COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE OF THE HAMILTON PHILHARMONIC DECLARES “WHAT CONCERNS ME IS POP CULTURE REPLACING THE ARTS AS CULTURE, THE DECLINE OF MUSIC EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS, AND THE AGING OF CLASSICAL MUSIC AUDIENCES…A REVIEWER’S INTERVIEW WITH PEOPLE IN THE ARTS

JAMES STRECKER: If you were asked for 50 words for an encyclopedia to summarize what you do, or have done, in the arts, what would you say? ABIGAIL RICHARDSON-SCHULTE: Abigail Richardson-Schulte is a Canadian composer of orchestral music, chamber music … Continue reading

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GIULIA MILLANTA: FLORENCE, ITALY-BORN, AUSTIN, TEXAS-BASED SINGER-SONGWRITER STATES “I HAVE ALWAYS DONE MY BEST TO BE HONEST AND TO KEEP MY ART SINCERE AND PERSONAL, ORIGINAL…MINE ONLY……WHAT I FIND DEPRESSING IS THE LACK OF CURIOSITY, DEPTH, AND CULTURE IN OUR SOCIETY.”

.JAMES STRECKER: If you were asked for 50 words for an encyclopedia to summarize what you do, or have done, in the arts, what would you say? GIULIA MILLANTA: I could say that I write songs, make records, perform, tour…blah … Continue reading

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JILL DOWNIE: AUTHOR OF FICTION, NON-FICTION, PLAYS, AND FILM SCRIPTS DECLARES “THE RANDOM QUALITY OF LIFE, THE TWISTS AND TURNS OF THE JOURNEY, MANY OUT OF ONE’S CONTROL, INTRIGUE ME” – A REVIEWER’S INTERVIEW WITH PEOPLE IN THE ARTS

JAMES STRECKER: If you were asked for 50 words for an encyclopedia to summarize what you do, or have done, in the arts, what would you say? JILL DOWNIE: Jill Downie writes in many genres: fiction, non-fiction, plays, film scripts. … Continue reading

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