Monthly Archives: October 2017

TWYLA FRANCOIS: ANIMAL CRUELTY INVESTIGATOR AND ARTIST EXPLAINS THAT PAINTING “WAS REALLY JUST AS A WAY OF COPING WITH WHAT I WAS SEEING IN THE FIELD ON INVESTIGATIONS. NOW, I USE ART MORE AS AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL TO HELP OTHERS SEE NON-HUMAN ANIMALS AS FEELING, THINKING BEINGS WITH THEIR OWN IDENTITIES” …… 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? TWYLA FRANCOIS: Animal cruelty investigator and painter uses art and investigative evidence to … Continue reading

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LAURA ELLIS: THE ACTOR, DIRECTOR, AND EDUCATOR OBSERVES ” “…THE STATISTICS FOR FEMALE PLAYWRIGHTS ARE PRETTY DEPRESSING. THE GREATEST DISPARITY IN GENDER EQUITY HAPPENS IN THE PLAYWRIGHT CATEGORY. ACCORDING TO PLAYWRIGHTS GUILD OF CANADA, OUT OF 812 PRODUCTIONS IN THE 2013/14 SEASON, 63% WERE WRITTEN BY MEN, 22% BY WOMEN, AND 15% BY MIXED GENDER PARTNERSHIPS.”……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? LAURA ELLIS: Laura Ellis is an award-winning actor, director, educator and all around … Continue reading

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MARSHALL PYNKOSKI: OPERA ATELIER’S THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO RUNS OCT. 26-NOV. 4, 2017 AND ITS CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER EXPLAINS “FIGARO IS A PERFECT OPERA – IT NEVER PALES. IT IS A PRIVILEGE TO BE ABLE TO INTERPRET THIS POIGNANT COMIC MASTERPIECE. EVERY TIME YOU PRODUCE FIGARO IT IMPACTS YOUR LIFE IN A PROFOUND WAY”…….A REVIEWER’S INTERVIEW WITH PEOPLE IN THE ARTS

Marshall Pynkoski & Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg JAMES STRECKER: 1 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? MARSHALL PYNKOSKI: I’ve spent a lifetime … Continue reading

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KIRAN AHLUWALIA: THE INDIAN SINGER & SONGWRITER EXPLAINS “MANY CRITICS IN NORTH AMERICA DON’T REALLY KNOW INDIAN CONTEMPORARY MUSIC. I HAVE BEEN MISLABELED MANY TIMES AS DOING INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC AND I AM NOT. “……….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? KIRAN AHLUWALIA: Kiran Ahluwalia is a modern exponent of the great vocal traditions … Continue reading

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Interviews on James Strecker Reviews the Arts……almost complete list

KIRAN AHLUWALIA: THE INDIAN SINGER & SONGWRITER EXPLAINS “MANY CRITICS IN NORTH AMERICA DON’T REALLY KNOW INDIAN CONTEMPORARY MUSIC. I HAVE BEEN MISLABELED MANY TIMES AS DOING INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC AND I AM NOT. “ RENEE SAGEBEAR ALBRECHT: THE FEMINIST, … Continue reading

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