Even in the worst of times, we cannot allow the silencing of art. Whether attending a live theatre event or an art gallery, people value their engagement with art. It is the most succinct interface between what we experience in our world and how we process it.
We don’t speak for America, but we do seek to express ourselves through mindful reflection. Our American narrative speaks to truths and acknowledges them. We can’t apply sugar to wounds. But every artist shares their story differently.
American Journeys – Art in Motion…
This is an American road trip where we enjoy the journey and the final destination.
Every good story involves a journey.
We first document our journey to Edinburgh in podcast – a technology that is only beginning to explore its value but offers an altered theater environment, one that conjures the intimacy of the stage in your head space while you gaze at Edinburgh’s Arthur’s Seat or bask in the Edinburgh early evening sun.
This year’s works are a prelude to their destination – live, onstage in 2022; they tell stories of the artist’s process that we can envision but can’t yet see. What inspires creation is no less passionate and insightful than the final result of inspiration.
- The Art of the Possible – the podcast as dramatic ruse for dramatic storytellingOne evening year’s ago, I was performing in a well-known club in Hollywood. The weather was prohibitive, especially by Los Angeles standards where a little rain stops the city. But this evening was extreme with road closures, car accidents, etc. I called the Club thinking it would be closed, but sure enough, it was open. The Club had booked seventy people, but I arrived to an audience of one. My pianist asked, “What do we do?” I replied, “Well, we have an audience.” We performed to one person that night. I didn’t cut the show short, but Learn More