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Interview with the Artist

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Interview with the Artist is a long form, in-depth interview show which airs on 102.5 WBAZ-FM on Long Island, and as a podcast. On this series, radio host and former actor Walker Vreeland lets you in on a different kind of celebrity interview. Featuring conversations with an impressive roster of guests from all facets of the entertainment industry, the show invites actors, directors, writers, musicians and comedians to reflect on their lives, the evolution of their careers, their creative process, and world view. With its own signature and voice, Interview with the Artist is a show that brings you honest , intimate and illuminating conversation between artists.

Interview with the Artist is a long form, in-depth interview show which airs on 102.5 WBAZ-FM on Long Island, and as a podcast. On this series, radio host and former actor Walker Vreeland lets you in on a different kind of celebrity interview. Featuring conversations with an impressive roster of guests from all facets of the entertainment industry, the show invites actors, directors, writers, musicians and comedians to reflect on their lives, the evolution of their careers, their creative process, and world view. With its own signature and voice, Interview with the Artist is a show that brings you honest , intimate and illuminating conversation between artists.

Location:

United States

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Interview with the Artist is a long form, in-depth interview show which airs on 102.5 WBAZ-FM on Long Island, and as a podcast. On this series, radio host and former actor Walker Vreeland lets you in on a different kind of celebrity interview. Featuring conversations with an impressive roster of guests from all facets of the entertainment industry, the show invites actors, directors, writers, musicians and comedians to reflect on their lives, the evolution of their careers, their creative process, and world view. With its own signature and voice, Interview with the Artist is a show that brings you honest , intimate and illuminating conversation between artists.

Language:

English


Episodes

IWTA, Episode 61: Chita Rivera

7/21/2016
Broadway icon Chita Rivera is a two-time Tony Award winner, has recieved a total of 10 Tony nominations and is the first Hispanic woman and the first Latino American ever to receive the Kennedy Center honors. Her first major role on Broadway was Anita in the original Broadway cast of West Side Story. She's also well known for starring as Rosie in the original Broadway cast of Bye Bye Birdie with Dick van Dyke, and as Velma Kelly in the original Broadway cast of Chicago opposite Gwen Verdon....

Duration:00:32:55

IWTA, Episode 60: Seth Sikes

4/12/2016
Seth Sikes is a performer and director. His directing credits include BUNKED! (Outstanding Musical at the New York Fringe Festival) and The 7th Annual Broadway Beauty Pageant. He was the Assistant Director of The Nance (Broadway), Tribes (Off-Broadway), Pageant (Off-Broadway), and Sondheim: The Birthday Concert (at Lincoln Center). As a performer he appeared in Fame on 42ND Street (Off-Broadway). He made his Feinstein’s/54 Below debut with his acclaimed show Seth Sikes Sings Judy Garland...

Duration:00:17:40

IWTA, Episode 59: Ann Wilson

3/23/2016
Heart's Ann Wilson gets real with WBAZ'S Walker Vreeland ahead of her March 25th performance at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. Purchase tickets online at www.whbpac.org

Duration:00:18:33

IWTA, Episode 58: Marc Levin

10/9/2015
Emmy Award winning film producer and director Marc Levin, along with his documentary film partner Daphne Pinkerson, has produced 11 films for HBO's documentary film division, most recently: Schmatta: Rags to Riches to Rags, and Hard Times: Lost on Long Island. His new film Class Divide, a look into the modern effects of gentrification in the New York neighborhood of West Chelsea is making its world premiere at this year's Hamptons International Film Festival. Levin is best known for the...

Duration:00:21:39

IWTA, Episode 57: Andrea Kowch

9/10/2015
Artist Andrea Kowch has been described as “a powerful voice emerging, demonstrating a highly sensitive consciousness that informs a culturally-laced symbolism.” Her paintings are rich in mood, allegory, and precision of medium, reflecting a wealth of influences from Northern Renaissance and American art to the rural landscapes and vernacular architecture of her native Michigan. Andrea has receive numerous Best of Show awards in various juried exhibitions, and her work has been showcased at...

Duration:00:26:19

IWTA, Episode 5 [encore]: Rita Rudner

8/20/2015
Comedian Rita Rudner talk dancing, end-of-summer sales in Westhampton Beach, her love of dresses, men, Botox in Las Vegas, and how an in-flight meeting with Ben Stein lead her to adopt a child- all while delivering one zinger after another. If you need a good laugh, (or twenty), listen to this episode. You won't be disappointed. *Rita will be performing at 54 Below this weekend! For tickets, visit http://54below.com*

Duration:00:18:09

IWTA, Episode 56: Joy Behar

8/13/2015
Joy Behar is a comedian, actress, writer and interviewer, best known as a co-host on ABC's The View for 16 seasons. From 2009 to 2011 she hosted The Joy Behar Show on HLN and Joy Behar: Say Anything! on Current TV from 2012 until 2013. This August, she's bring her new one-woman show Me, My Mouth & I to Guild Hall in East Hampton. In this conversation, Joy Behar talks about the times it got personal on The View, the real reason she left the show and why she turned down their offer to come...

Duration:00:49:05

IWTA, Episode 55: Betty Buckley, (The Summer 2015 Interview)

7/22/2015
Betty Buckley is a Tony award winning singer and actress. Best known to theatergoers for playing Grizabella in the original Broadway cast of Cats (for which she won the Tony in 1983) and for starring as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard both in London and New York, she's also appeared on Broadway in 1776, Pippin, Carrie, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Triumph of Love. She made her big screen debut in the Brian de Palma film Carrie before going to star in Eight is Enough for four seasons on...

Duration:00:50:25

IWTA, Episode 54: Sue Costello

7/8/2015
Sue Costello is an actress, comedian, writer and producer. She's appeared in the Academy Award winning film The Fighter with Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale, (directed by David. O Russell), and on countless television shows including NYPD Blue, Comedy Central's Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, (where she made it to the finals) and on the Fox sitcom Costello which she co-created and produced. She's been featured twice on Marc Maron’s podcast WTF and hosts her own...

Duration:00:36:40

IWTA, Episode 53: Van Hansis

7/2/2015
Van Hansis is a three-time Emmy Award nominated actor, best known for playing Luke Snyder on As the World Turns and Thom in the dark comedy web series Eastsiders. Currently Van is crowd funding on Kickstarter for his latest project: Ms. Guidance, a dark irreverent comedy which he is producing, directing and starring in. Ms. Guidance tells the story of Jenny Bump, a talented but self-absorbed actress who, after having a mental breakdown on the New York stage, decides to give up her dream of...

Duration:00:46:49

IWTA, Episode 52: Jeff LeBlanc

6/25/2015
Jeff Leblanc is a singer/songwriter who has twice broken into the Top 10 of the iTunes Top 200 Singer/Songwriter Chart. Born and raised in Center Moriches, New York, he began his career as a street busker in Westhampton Beach. Jeff tours regularly and has opened for headliners such as Gavin DeGraw, Colbie Caillat, Lifehouse, Chris Isaak, Andy Grammer, Third Eye Blind and Goo Goo Dolls among many others. His music had been featured on Teen Mom, The Real World, The Challenge Rivals, Keeping...

Duration:00:38:46

IWTA, Episode 51: Sally Struthers, Part II (with James Beaman)

6/18/2015
Sally Struthers is an Emmy Award winning actress, best known for playing Gloria Stivic on All in the Family, and Babette on Gilmore Girls. In 1970 she appeared on the big screen in Five Easy Pieces opposite Jack Nicholson. She is currently starring in Nice Work If You Can Get It at Gateway Playhouse in Bellport, NY, for which she has received rave reviews and countless standing ovations. In this conversation, Sally and her co-star Jamie Beaman talk about what they love about Gateway, live...

Duration:00:35:49

IWTA, Episode 50: Lori Cuisinier

6/11/2015
Lori Cuisinier is a painter and photographer whose work has been shown in the United States and Europe. The central theme in her recent paintings and drawings is self-portraiture. Specifically, this theme has led her through interpretation and reinterpretation of "self," as well as the inner world of her dreams. Her photographic images are featured in Academy Award-nominated director Mira Nair's 2006 film, The Namesake, in Adam Brooks’ 2008 film, Definitely, Maybe, staring Rachel Weisz and...

Duration:00:35:49

IWTA, Episode 49: Bob Balaban

6/4/2015
Bob Balaban is an actor, director and producer. As an actor, he's was featured in 1969's Midnight Cowboy, and in Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Perhaps best known for his work in Christopher Guest's films and for his cameos on Seinfeld, Bob Balaban has also been seen in Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry, Absence of Malice, Lady in the Water and in Robert Altman's Gosford Park, which he also produced and for which he received an Academy Award nomination. He is...

Duration:00:43:51

IWTA, Episode 48: Paula Poundstone

5/28/2015
Paula Poundstone is one of the great humorists of our time. A beloved panelist on NPR’s popular weekly news quiz show, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me, she alsotours regularly, performing standup comedy across the country. Known for her spontaneity and ability to engage with an audience, Poundstone has said: “No two shows I do are the same. It’s not that I don’t repeat material. I do. My shows, when they’re good, and I like to think they often are, are like a cocktail party." Paula's book, There...

Duration:00:30:23

IWTA, Episode 47: Kate Pierson (from the B-52's)

5/20/2015
Kate Pierson is one of the lead singers and founding members of the world's greatest party band: the B-52's. Formed in 1976 in Athens, Georgia, the B-52s (originally Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson, Keith Strickland, Cindy Wilson & Ricky Wilson) have sold over 20 million albums and are known for such classic songs as: Rock Lobster, Private Idaho, 52 Girls and chart topping hits Love Shack, Roam and Deadbeat Club. Impossible to categorize, the B-52s emerged during the post-punk underground...

Duration:00:35:33

IWTA, Episode 46: Val Chmerkovskiy

5/14/2015
Ballroom dancer Val Chmerkovskiy is a 2-time World Latin Dance Champion and a 14-time U.S. national Latin Dance champion. The younger brother of Maksim Chmerkovskiy, he's best known for his work on ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Val shares a DWTS record, originally set by his longtime rival Mark Ballas, of having the most celebrity partners to never individually score less than 8 from any judge. He is also the only professional dancer to go three consecutive seasons (16, 17, 18) without ever...

Duration:00:22:38

IWTA, Episode 1 [Encore]: Mario Cantone

5/7/2015
This week, we're revisiting our very first episode of Interview with the Artist, with comedian and actor Mario Cantone. If the show sounds a little different than usual that's because it was our very first show and we didn't know what the hell we were doing. Enjoy.

Duration:00:25:18

IWTA, Episode 45: Love Letters (Pia Lindström, Terrance Fiore & Tony Walton)

4/29/2015
Love Letters, A.R. Gurney's celebrated play, will be presented at St. Ann's Episcopal Church in Bridgehampton on May 8th and 9th at 7pm. The production will star Emmy-Award winning journalist and critic Pia Lindström and Terrance Fiore, and will be directed by Oscar, Emmy and Tony award winner Tony Walton. Love Letters, which premiered in New York in 1989 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, tells the story of childhood friends Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III...

Duration:00:32:41