"I think I was doing that to keep myself small, to keep myself 'playing small'... I think it's even more selfish to keep that creativity inside you and it makes us unwell, and unhappy people ... whatever you're gifted to do, we're meant to share it with others" – Karen Morand.
Birds of Chicago will be performing at The Ark on November 23rd, 2019. Hear our interview and join me as I go back... way back to the genesis of the group and their sound while discussing the trends and climate of music-making today.
Today we have a super relevant discussion with authors Susan McCaslin and J.S. Porter about their book Superabundantly Alive… But not before I share a little something from Donovan Woods – we’ve had him as a guest on this show before – and if you like this you can hear more on Episode no. 44. It's Life/Music/Talk All Grown Up... and it's been a while. So come on in.
Imagine if you were given a new way to explore your city or town – that there was little in the way of barriers to do so – and that you would also be contributing to your health while helping to de-escalate stress, congestion, pollution – Would you support it?
Burt Reynolds passed away today – on the very date of this recording, preceded of course by the legendary Queen of Soul and renowned U.S. Senator, John McCain. This week we explore the stark contrast of how grief unfolds in the public sphere by very public people in comparison to how personal grief unfolds in the same kind of public sphere (if we count social media as being the equivalent).
Today, we’re taking a tiny break from politics… (you’re welcome!) because today’s show is all about the music and hard work of Canadian singer/songwriter AHI – whose recently released album, In Our Time, made the top ten charts on iTunes.