Thursday, February 28, 2013

Old Alabama Town Curator Carole King

This week Elliot Knight, Visual Arts Program Manager, talks with Carole King about the 2013 Festival of Alabama Fiber Arts. The festival, now in its second year, will be held March 22nd and 23rd atOld Alabama Town in downtown Montgomery and will feature an exhibition of diverse fiber arts, demonstrating artists, workshops, and activities for the whole family to enjoy. 

MP3 Download/Stream

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

ASCA Visual Arts Fellowship recipients, John Douglas Powers and Sarah Cusimano Miles

This week Visual Arts Fellowship recipients, John Douglas Powers and Sarah Cusimano Miles, talk with Visual Arts Program Manager Elliot Knight about their artistic inspirations and processes, and the relationship between their personal work and teaching practice.  Powers, Miles, and three other recent ASCA Fellowship recipients have work on display until March 29, 2013 in the Alabama Artists Gallery in Montgomery.  (more)

MP3 audio

Diana Van Fossen of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Arts in Education Program Manager, Diana Green, interviews Diana Van Fossen of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Diana is the wife of artistic director, Geoffrey Sherman and is an accomplished actor and director in her own right. In this interview she discusses her process in the direction of Much Ado About Nothing, The Trojan Womenand her current direction of To Kill a Mockingbird.  (more)

MP3 audio

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Alabama Poetry Out Loud finals February 18th 2013

In this program Arts in Education Program Manager, Diana Green, interviews students and teachers who attended the Finding Your Voice Workshop hosted by the Tuscaloosa Arts Council for Region 4. Some of these students were selected to participate in the State Poetry Out Loud finals February 18th. Green also interviews Diana Van Fossen, of the Alabama Shakespeare about the Shakespeare Festival partnership. (more)

MP3 audio

Alabama Craft Council director Scott Bennett

Visual Arts Program Manager Elliot Knight interviews Alabama Craft Council director Scott Bennett about the 28th annual Alabama Clay Conference.  The conference will be held February 21-24 in Birmingham.  Bennett talks about the history of the Clay Conference, the new collaboration between the Clay Conference and the Birmingham Museum of Art’s Ceramic Symposium, and gives an overview of what attendees can expect from this year’s conference. (more)

MP3 audio