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The Bushwick Variety Show is a podcast that airs twice a week (Mondays and Thurdays), where Alec Stephens III has conversations with musicians, artists, innovators and visionaries of all sorts and at all levels of experience in their process to help elevate their voices to a broader audience and help inspire, encourage and educate others on how to successfully pursue and manifest their dreams.

The Bushwick Variety Show is a podcast that airs twice a week (Mondays and Thurdays), where Alec Stephens III has conversations with musicians, artists, innovators and visionaries of all sorts and at all levels of experience in their process to help elevate their voices to a broader audience and help inspire, encourage and educate others on how to successfully pursue and manifest their dreams.
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The Bushwick Variety Show is a podcast that airs twice a week (Mondays and Thurdays), where Alec Stephens III has conversations with musicians, artists, innovators and visionaries of all sorts and at all levels of experience in their process to help elevate their voices to a broader audience and help inspire, encourage and educate others on how to successfully pursue and manifest their dreams.

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English

Contact:

206-218-3311


Episodes

46: Ridhima Hegde: Inspire Change Festival

9/20/2018
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Ridhima Hegde https://www.ridhima.love/ is an artist, photographer, singer/songwriter, and is the main organizer for a festival called Inspire Change https://www.inspirechangefestival.org/ Inspire Change is a Conscious Arts Festival Creating A Better World

Duration:00:36:17

45: Brian Smith: NONECK Loves You

9/17/2018
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Brian Smith is a Bushwick based artist and musician. http://nonecklovesyou.com/ NONECK plays narrator/Sherpa in his works. “Breaking the 4th wall”, he dissects and critiques his own narrative within these already colorful vignettes. These paintings and painting-inspired installations, delve into the artist’s stream of conscious, carrying the viewer into his ether, while pointing out the sites. The kinetic style of colors and object extends to the constant reshuffling of themes and story....

Duration:00:38:08

44: Steve Nelson: Singer/Songwriter/Future Filmmaker

9/13/2018
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Steve Nelson is one of the most prolific songwriters I know in Bushwick. He used to front the Bushwick based band, U Say USA. He has a new EP out called Society Hotel https://open.spotify.com/album/6HkHbIM3bxHb9LtXfkIm0Z he also makes music with his now wife, Maria in a band called Massage Club who will be featured in a future episode.

Duration:00:30:18

43: Courtney Maginnis: Comedian: Narcisistas Podcast Co-Host

9/10/2018
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Courtney Maginnis www.courtneymaginnis.com is a very talented and hilarious Bushwick based comedian. She is the co-host of a podcast called Narcisistas www.narcisistas.com and she hosts a weekly show at Poco in Alphabet city every Wednesday night in addition to producing a variety of shows around the city. Also, here's the video of Michael Jackson performing Billie Jean at Motown 25... it's relevant because... well listen to the episode! https://youtu.be/d17ggav1Lto

Duration:00:57:30

42: Music Performance Look Back

9/6/2018
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This episode looks back at the different musical performances that happened in some of the first 40 episodes. Isabella Du Graf, Episode 6 www.isabelladugraf.com Aaron Walker-Loud: Big World Breaks Episode 12 www.bigworldbreaks.com Riley Mulherkar Episode 19 www.rileymulherkar.com Yva Las Vegas Episode 23 https://monikerrecordsss.bandcamp.com/album/i-was-born-in-a-place-of-sunshine-and-the-smell-of-ripe-mangoes Bill Bartholomew Episode 15 https://bartholomewtown.wordpress.com/ Phantom...

Duration:00:37:59

41: Nick Balsirow: Comedian

8/23/2018
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Nicholas "Mongolian Beef" Balsirow https://www.facebook.com/nicholas.balsirow?ref=br_rs is a young comedian with a fresh new perspective, at the beginning of his journey, but I believe he's a voice to listen to and a person to watch.

Duration:00:41:11

40: Tascha Van Auken: Julia Salazar for NY State Senate (North Brooklyn)

8/19/2018
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Tascha Van Auken is the Campaign Manager for Julia Salazar https://salazarforsenate.com/ For State Senate (NY) District 18 representing the North Brooklyn area. https://www.instagram.com/salazarforsenate/ If you aren't registered to vote, please register and vote, use your voice, here's a link: https://dmv.ny.gov/org/more-info/electronic-voter-registration-application

Duration:00:53:41

39: Bryndon Cook: Starchild

8/16/2018
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Starchild https://www.instagram.com/thisisstarchild/ AKA Bryndon Cook is a multifaceted performing artist and songwriter. He is a classically trained actor. A singer and musician who has toured the world and recorded as a solo artist and as a guitar player with Solange.

Duration:01:02:01

38: Ellen Hackl Fagan: ODETTA Art Gallery

8/13/2018
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Ellen Hackl Fagan https://www.instagram.com/odettagallery/?hl=en is the founder and director of ODETTA Art Gallery http://www.odettagallery.com/ Located at 229 Cook Cook St in Bushwick, Brooklyn. ODETTA exhibits works by mid-career artists who have honed their craft and their vision. Directed by artist Ellen Hackl Fagan, special interest is given to contemporary painting, glyphs, music, Color, Field, Buddha Mind, Minimalism, playfulness and encyclopedic obsessiveness.

Duration:01:01:52

37: Frank Alfano Jr: Stunts

8/9/2018
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Frank Alfano Jr. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N59F16NCT8 is an NYC based stuntman with 10 years of experience in the business.

Duration:01:07:29

36: Adrian Rosas: Arts On Site NYC

8/6/2018
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Adrian Rosas www.adrianrosas.com is a classically trained bass/baritone, an alum of Julliard's Graduate Vocal Performance program. He is also the co-founder and Executive Director of Arts On Site NYC www.artsonsite.org and is the Moab Music Festival's Concert Production Assistant www.moabmusicfest.org/

Duration:01:10:49

35: Malik Conard Sow: Out There

8/2/2018
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Malik Conard Sow https://www.instagram.com/maliksow/ is an actor, writer, director, filmmaker, and an all around cool dude. I appeared in his most recent film Out There https://vimeo.com/274948295 which is currently in post-production.

Duration:01:01:45

34: DATAATADATA: Chris Klapper & Patrick Gallagher

7/30/2018
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Chris Klapper https://www.instagram.com/chrisklapper/ and Patrick Gallagher https://www.instagram.com/patrickgallaghernyc/ are artists who have lived in Bushwick for 22 years and currently have a show up at Odetta Gallery in Bushwick, 229 Cook St through August 19 http://www.odettagallery.com/current.html They are married in real life and through art, and their main collaborative work is called DATAATADATA and deals with exploring mathematical and quantum mechanic concepts and depicting...

Duration:00:58:03

33: Cait Cortelyou: Actor/Filmaker/Podcast Host

7/26/2018
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Cait Cortelyou https://www.caitcortelyou.com/ is an actor, a filmmaker https://www.askforjane.com/ and the co-host of a great podcast called The Pussy Power Podcast https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pussy-power-podcast/id1355240936?mt=2

Duration:00:55:01

32: Jon Gorman: Haven Cycles

7/23/2018
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Jon Gorman is the founder and owner of Haven Cycles https://www.instagram.com/havencycles/ an excellent bike shop located in Bushwick Brooklyn ran by a great group of people. http://www.havencyclesnyc.com/

Duration:01:09:40

31: Siobhan: Singer/Songwriter

7/19/2018
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Siobhan https://www.instagram.com/siobhanslays/ is a Brooklyn based singer/songwriter who recently released a new single called "You" available on all major platforms https://open.spotify.com/album/5vVeeiD7vkCD8RZuzfI3ik She has an EP coming out August 11th titled "Back To The Drawing Board"

Duration:00:36:09

30: Tim Shea: Who's Mike Is It Anyway?

7/16/2018
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Tim Shea https://www.instagram.com/timshea101/ is a comedian who hosts a weekly open mic called "Who's Mike Is It Anyway" at The Footlight Bar https://www.instagram.com/thefootlightbar/ every Monday night.

Duration:01:29:01

29: Christina Sajous: Broadway Star

7/12/2018
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Christina Sajous https://www.instagram.com/csajous/ is a Broadway Actress who has starred on Broadway in American Idiot, Holler If You Hear Me, Spiderman and will now be taking over the role of Sandy Cheeks in SpongeBob Square Pants on Broadway July 24- September 16 http://www.playbill.com/article/christina-sajous-to-join-broadways-spongebob-squarepants

Duration:01:05:37

28: The Pack: Jenny Reed & Samantha Sheppard

7/9/2018
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Jenny Reed and Samantha Sheppard are the Co-Artistic Directors of The Pack http://thepacktheater.com/ The Pack https://www.instagram.com/thepacktheater/ is a female-led collective of theatre artists and designers in New York City, dedicated to making work that is daring, investigative, playful, and socially relevant. The Pack's development structure intentionally creates opportunities for more diversity in storytelling. By making theatre with and for new and varied voices, they hope to carve...

Duration:01:20:22

27: Alissa May Atkinson: Precious Metal/ Mid Riff Comedy

7/5/2018
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Alissa May Atkinson https://www.instagram.com/alissamaynot/ has been voted as one of New York's Best Bartenders by Time Out New York, she currently manages Precious Metal Bar in Bushwick https://www.facebook.com/preciousmetalbar/ and is pursuing comedy. She produces a comedy showcase called Mid Riff Comedy https://www.facebook.com/Mid-Riff-Comedy-280735432380289/ and has a show coming up this Friday July 6th at 8:30pm https://www.facebook.com/events/270287460182047/ at Precious Metal.

Duration:01:20:30