Arts Interview with Nancy Kranzberg
Charlie Robin, Edison Theater08/24/14
Charlie Robin, Executive Director of the Edison Theater at Washington University, discusses the many new shows coming to Edison this season. The upcoming shows include Unveiled (a one-woman show challenging common assumptions about Muslim women);...
Marilu Knode, Laumeier Sculpture Park
Marilu Knode, Director of Laumeier Sculpture Park, returns to discuss what new events (and new buildings) are coming to the park.
David Kodner and Stephanie Stokes, Kodner Gallery
This week, Nancy talks with Kodner Gallery's David Kodner (Owner) and Stephanie Stokes (Gallery Manager) about their latest exhibition, "Modernism: Art + Design".
Jay B. Saffold, Spotlight Lounge
Jay B. Saffold, Executive Director and Founder of Spotlight Lounge, discusses providing tools for up-and-coming artists to be successful independently without creative compromise.
Jason Wilson, Chronicle/Northwest Coffee
This week, Nancy talks to Jason Wilson, owner of Chronicle and Northwest Coffee. Jason discusses using community engagement to thrive as an entrepreneur north of Delmar, as well as the current artwork from the late 60s featured in the cafe.
Marilu Knode (Laumeier Sculpture Park) and Meredith...
This week, Nancy talks with Marilu Knode, Director of Laumeier Sculpture Park, and Meredith McKinley of Via Partnership. They discuss Sculpture City Saint Louis 2014 (a collaboration between Laumeier and Via, among others) and Mound City (Laumeier's...
Adam Crane, St. Louis Symphony
Adam Crane, VP of External Affairs at the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, tells Nancy about what's coming up at SLSO this season, including conductor David Robertson's tenth anniversary season, and their collaboration with Circus Flora called A Winter...
Jack Lane, Stages St. Louis.mp3
Jack Lane, executive producer of Stages St. Louis, tells Nancy about the shows of Stages' Summer and Fall season.You can currently see They're Playing Our Songand Sleeping Beauty through June 29, and Always... Patsy Cline (pictured) through Labor Day.
John Hoover, St. Louis Mercantile Library
John Hoover, Director of the St. Louis Mercantile Library, talks with Nancy about the history of mercantile libraries, and the SLML's diverse array of collections and events. On June 26, the Mercantile Library will be hosting "The Chouteau Narrative:...
Carrie Houk, Casting Director
Carrie Houk, head of Carrie Houk Casting, tells Nancy about her journey through acting and casting in film and theater, and the new show that she's producing. "Stairs to the Roof" is Tennessee Williams play that has only been produced once before, and...
Rose Terranova, Broadway Fantasies
Rose Terranova chats with Nancy about Thanks for the Memory, presented by the Broadway Fantasies Charitable Fund. Thanks for the Memory is a musical revue featuring music from a dozen fan favorite broadway shows, predominantly featuring performers...
Shannon and Bradley Bailey and Larry List, World Chess...
Shannon Bailey, chief curator of the World Chess Hall of Fame, returns to discuss two new exhibitions. Cage & Kaino: Pieces and Performances (open until 9/21) is curated by Larry List, an independent curator based in New York, and Strategy by Design:...
Ellen Curlee, International Photography Hall of Fame Museum
Ellen Curlee, Board Member of the International Photography Hall of Fame, discusses IPHF's efforts to promote and preserve the art of photography in Saint Louis. Through June 8, the IPHF will be hosting Decisive Moments: 20th Century Street...
Julia Flood, Metro Theater Company
Julia Flood, Artistic Director of the Metro Theater Company, discusses how ambitious productions such as their recent "Unsorted" have made the MTC one of the first children's theater companies to be taken seriously.
Susan "Spitfire" Lively, Poet
Susan "Spitfire" Lively is a poet, spoken word artist, writer, educator, emcee, and more. In this episode, she shares a piece called "Phoenix" about surviving domestic violence. She also discuss the programs in Saint Louis she has been helping to run,...
Jill Ahlberg Yohe, St. Louis Art Museum
Jill Ahlberg Yohe, Assistant Curator of Native American Art at the St. Louis Art Museum, discusses new and upcoming exhibitions. SLAM's Native American galleries have gained nationwide recognition with such displays as the Danforth Gallery's Great...
Randi Whitaker, Poet
St. Louis poet Randi Whitaker presents two of her poems-- one that speaks out against the marginalization of Native American culture, and one that discusses issues surrounding modern African American identity. Randi and Nancy also discuss the new wave...
Lola Van Ella, Burlesque Artist, Van Ella Studios
This week Nancy talks to Lola Van Ella, burlesque artist and founder of Van Ella Studios. Nancy and Lola discuss burlesque's origins dating back to Shakespearean and Victorian eras, and the current neo-burlesque movement that has taken shape as the...
Shannon Bailey, Chief Curator, World Chess Hall of Fame
Nancy talks with Shannon Bailey, Chief Curator of the World Chess Hall of Fame, about the intersections between chess, fashion, and the arts. The WCHoF's current exhibition, "A Queen Within: Archetypes, Fashion and Chess" runs until April 18.
Em Piro, Executive Director, St. Lou Fringe
This week, Nancy talks to Em Piro of St. Lou Fringe about this summer's Fringe Festival and the first annual Five Fifths event, celebrating independent arts in Saint Louis. Nancy and Em also discuss fringe festivals' Scottish origins, circus theater,...
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