Five Questions with Jessica Mogis

Jessica Mogis writes. I have had the privilege of seeing her words come across my Facebook Timeline. Her sweet lines make me remember what I love about reading, and about writing. I knew her words before I knew anything about her. Mogis seems to make, as the Belgian surrealist René Magritte put it, “everyday objects shriek aloud.” […]

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Five Questions with Karrin Allyson

“She’s been described as a “musician’s musician, …a complete performance by a complete artist —and for once the overused term actually makes sense — a complete artist, one of the jazz world’s finest.” — Don Heckman, The Los Angeles Times. Thirteen albums, — plus, a self-produced holiday album, Yuletide Hideaway, which won a four-star review from Downbeat and praise […]

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Five Questions with Sam Herron

If you’re lucky, you’ve seen his work. He has a beautiful eye for seeing stark reality. Sam Herron is a photojournalist/photographer influenced by talented shooters like Lance Mercer and Daido Moriyama,  along with design pioneers like Reid Miles. A protracted descent into poverty gave Herron authentic insight into a reality others just pass by. Living in his car […]

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Five Questions with Hector Anchondo

Bluesman Hector Anchondo was born in Omaha, Nebraska and raised in the hills of the Ozark Mountains near Salem, Missouri. Anchondo has been rapidly emerging as one of the mid-western blues artists to watch for. His influences range from Stevie Ray Vaughn and John Lee Hooker to the stories told by legendary country players like […]

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Five Questions with Ray Vega

Native New Yorker, trumpeter, and composer Ray Vega is one of the innovators of the international jazz and latin music scenes. The Puerto Rican musician grew up immersed in the heart of two vibrant New York City music scenes,jazz and salsa. Vega has performed and recorded with Mongo Santamaria,Ray Barretto and New World Spirit, including the […]

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Five Questions with Kristin Pluhacek

Artist Kristin Pluhacek’s work is represented in numerous public and private collections, such as Lauritzen Gardens, Museum of Nebraska Art, Wayne State College, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Creighton University, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and the list goes on and on. Kristin is a BFA graduate of Creighton University, a roster artist for the […]

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Five Questions with Eric Harland

Eric Harland Multi-GRAMMY®-nominated drummer, Eric Harland is one of the most in demand drummers of his generation. He has already been on close to 200 recordings at the age of 36. He leads his own group, Voyager, and has played and recorded with greats Betty Carter, Charles Lloyd, Dave Holland, Josh Redman, McCoy Tyner, and Kurt […]

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