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Known for finding and showcasing talented, yet to be discovered artists and creators, Michael Harren’s podcast, MikeyPod, takes the listener on inspiring journeys of true—and often remarkable—stories of the courage, passion, and struggles many have faced while bringing their visions to life. In production since 2005, MikeyPod invites you to pour a warm drink, grab a notebook (in case inspiration strikes!), curl up with your favorite blanket or four- legged family member, and prepare to be moved by conversations about how artists use their creativity to quite literally change the world.

Known for finding and showcasing talented, yet to be discovered artists and creators, Michael Harren’s podcast, MikeyPod, takes the listener on inspiring journeys of true—and often remarkable—stories of the courage, passion, and struggles many have faced while bringing their visions to life. In production since 2005, MikeyPod invites you to pour a warm drink, grab a notebook (in case inspiration strikes!), curl up with your favorite blanket or four- legged family member, and prepare to be moved by conversations about how artists use their creativity to quite literally change the world.

Location:

United States

Description:

Known for finding and showcasing talented, yet to be discovered artists and creators, Michael Harren’s podcast, MikeyPod, takes the listener on inspiring journeys of true—and often remarkable—stories of the courage, passion, and struggles many have faced while bringing their visions to life. In production since 2005, MikeyPod invites you to pour a warm drink, grab a notebook (in case inspiration strikes!), curl up with your favorite blanket or four- legged family member, and prepare to be moved by conversations about how artists use their creativity to quite literally change the world.

Language:

English


Episodes

MikeyPod 328 | Musician Michael Zapruder

5/3/2021
Considering how much I love Michael Zapruder‘s music, I probably should not have been so surprised by how much we vibed together in this week’s episode of the podcast. His [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 328 | Musician Michael Zapruder appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:38:11

MikeyPod 327 | Writer and Performer Julie Piñero

4/19/2021
Like her latest solo theater piece Delejos (from afar), my conversation this week with Julie Piñero explores themes of grief, distance, Latinx identity, virtual reality, and music in a strikingly [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 327 | Writer and Performer Julie Piñero appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:36:07

MikeyPod 326 | Writer and Performer Sheila Carrasco

4/12/2021
I had a fantastic chat with Sheila Carrasco this week about her new solo show, Anyone But Me, (currently in its final week – Get tickets here!) The show dissects [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 326 | Writer and Performer Sheila Carrasco appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:37:13

MikeyPod 325 | Composer Daniel Bernard Roumain

3/30/2021
I am so proud to welcome composer, violinist, activist, and educator Daniel Bernard Roumain to the podcast this week. When I read last week that the Tulsa Opera made the [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 325 | Composer Daniel Bernard Roumain appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:46:57

MikeyPod 324 | Writer and Performer Anna LaMadrid

3/22/2021
Anna LaMadrid‘s solo performance The Oxy Complex opens online this week at IAMA Theater Company and she joined me this week to talk about her process with creating the show, [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 324 | Writer and Performer Anna LaMadrid appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:30:33

MikeyPod 323 | Dark Synth-Pop Duo PIERA

3/15/2021
I was treated to a preview of “Unraveling,” the forthcoming new video from dark electronic synth-pop duo PIERA a couple weeks ago, and I knew I had to introduce them [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 323 | Dark Synth-Pop Duo PIERA appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:38:38

MikeyPod 322 | Comedian Myq Kaplan

3/8/2021
I’ve been a casual fan of Myq Kaplan‘s for a few years now, but it wasn’t until I started prepping for this conversation that I got a full picture of [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 322 | Comedian Myq Kaplan appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:59:59

MikeyPod 321 | Writer and Performer Táhlia Audrí

2/22/2021
Tàhlia Audrí and I first crossed paths as cast members in Lauren Maul‘s Bucolic a couple of years ago. I’ve followed all of her work since then, but was especially [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 321 | Writer and Performer Táhlia Audrí appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:55:51

MikeyPod 320 | Podcaster Lee Uehara

2/15/2021
I first encountered Lee Uehara as the founder of NYC Podcasters Network, but soon discovered she also founded Asian American Podcasters Association, and of course hosts her own podcasts House [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 320 | Podcaster Lee Uehara appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:41:45

MikeyPod 319 | Author and Activist Stewart Mitchell

2/8/2021
I have followed Stewart Mitchell‘s activism and social media presence for quite a while now and been inspired by his seemingly tireless energy to show up for human and non-human [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 319 | Author and Activist Stewart Mitchell appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:32:31

MikeyPod 318 | Pianist Yael Weiss

2/1/2021
Israeli-American pianist Yael Weiss is the curator and performer of 32 Bright Clouds: Beethoven Conversations Around the World. Through this commissioning and performance project, Ms. Weiss has commissioned new works [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 318 | Pianist Yael Weiss appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:52:49

MikeyPod 317 | Composer Joseph C. Phillips Jr.

1/25/2021
I am so honored to present this conversation with composer Joseph C. Phillips Jr. about The Grey Land, his monoopera which explores universal themes of humanity and identity through the [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 317 | Composer Joseph C. Phillips Jr. appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:01:27:10

MikeyPod 316 | Guitarist Mak Grgić

1/18/2021
It would be difficult to summarize the impossibly prolific world of guitarist Mak Grgić in one paragraph. He is an accomplished classical guitarist who has performed all over the globe, [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 316 | Guitarist Mak Grgić appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:41:11

MikeyPod 315 | Author Lotus Kay

1/11/2021
Lotus Kay is a teen writer who has been published in Thrive Global, Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine, New Leaves, Light of Consciousness, and Voya: Voice of Youth Advocates. She is a recipient of [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 315 | Author Lotus Kay appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:24:26

MikeyPod 314 | Writer and Actor Tom DeTrinis

12/31/2020
From the moment Tom DeTrinis and I began chatting on Skype, I knew this conversation was going to be a good one! Tom is a an angry actor/writer/director/producer who has [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 314 | Writer and Actor Tom DeTrinis appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:53:19

MikeyPod 313 | Comedian Melinda Hill

12/17/2020
If you like comedy, therapy, and #poignancy, then you’ll love today’s conversation with award-winning comedian, actress and writer, Melinda Hill. She uses laughter as medicine in Inappropriate, her new comedy [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 313 | Comedian Melinda Hill appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:45:36

MikeyPod 312 | Artist, Author, and Professor Sharrell D. Luckett, PhD

12/7/2020
Sharrell D. Luckett is an award-winning artist, author, and professor who was introduced to me by my longtime friend and frequent collaborator Adam Fitzgerald. With just a glance at her [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 312 | Artist, Author, and Professor Sharrell D. Luckett, PhD appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:42:46

MikeyPod 311 | Activist and Rescuer Jill Carnegie

12/3/2020
Jill Carnegie serves as Campaign Strategist for the Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, and as a participant in the group’s efforts for a number of years, I have worked [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 311 | Activist and Rescuer Jill Carnegie appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:53:09

MikeyPod 310 | Author and Publisher Eric Obenauf

11/16/2020
Like many of us, Eric Obenauf found himself weighing his options after the 2016 election here in the United States. Was it time to leave the country, or was it [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 310 | Author and Publisher Eric Obenauf appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:38:54

MikeyPod 309 | Theater, Film, and TV Producer Marie Cisco

11/11/2020
I had such a great time chatting with theater, film, and television producer Marie Cisco on this week’s podcast. In addition to her incredible creative output, Marie is the originator [...] Continue reading → The post MikeyPod 309 | Theater, Film, and TV Producer Marie Cisco appeared first on MikeyPod.

Duration:00:39:25