Thursday, June 27, 2013

ASCA Music Fellowship Recipient Kristi Tingle Higginbotham

Yvette Jones-Smedley interviews 2013 ASCA Music Fellowship Recipient Kristi Tingle Higginbotham.  Kristi, who has a distinguished stage career in Birmingham and is a frequent soloist with symphony orchestras in the U.S. and Canada, shares some age old wisdom for having longevity as a vocal artist in the Millennial Generation of Music.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Claire Lynch

Claire Lynch, member of the Alabama Bluegrass Hall of Fame and IBMA award-winning vocalist, talks with Deborah Boykin about her experiences as a bluegrass singer, songwriter and bandleader. The program features songs from her most recent project, Dear Sister. The title song, which Lynch co-wrote with Louise Branscomb, is based on acollection of letters from a Confederate soldier to his sister in Alabama. (more)

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Mary Allison Haynie, director of the Alabama Folklife Association

This week Joey Brackner, director of the Alabama Center for Traditional Culture, talks with Mary Allison Haynie, director of the Alabama Folklife Association.  They discuss the AFA's traveling exhibit "Alabama in the Making" as well as upcoming workshops for researchers and teachers.

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Thursday, June 06, 2013

Chantel Acevedo

Anne Kimzey interviews author Chantel Acevedo, recipient of a 2013 Literary Arts Fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.  During the program Ms. Acevedo reads from her recent work and discusses the influence of her Cuban-American heritage on her writing.  Acevedo is a professor of Creative Writing at Auburn University.  Her book Love and Ghost Letters won the 2006 Latino International Book Award for Best Historical Fiction. (more)

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Quinton Cockrell

This program is a rebroadcast of Yvette Jones-Smedley, Performing Arts Program Manager, interviewing Quinton Cockrell, ASCA’s 2006-2007 Theatre Fellowship recipient. Discussed are his plans to develop new works for the American stage and about his career as a professional actor in New York and in regional theatres across the country.  (more)

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Bob Sain and Daryn Glassbrook

This week on Alabama Arts Radio, Visual Arts Program Manager Elliot Knight talks with Bob Sain and Daryn Glassbrook of the Centre for the Living Arts in Mobile. The Centre for the Living Arts recently unveiled the Futures Project, which features new artwork from a variety of international artists, as well as community programming throughout the Mobile area.  The Futures Project is on display at Space 301 through January 2014. (more)

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