The "Summer Reading" show with Writer/Collagist/Publisher/Superhero of books - Kevin Sampsell. Songs from Laurie Anderson, James Baldwin, The Books, Television Personalities, Sinead O'Connor, Sneaks and more.
To kick of pride month, Portland artist/performer/writer Michael Cavazos and I chatted about gender. Gender in art. Gender in music. And the labels, magic, and misconceptions behind gender. Tunes by Jackie Shane, Vagabon, Aye Nako, Coccinelle and more!
Here interdisciplinary artist, feminist, content maven, producer and crone - Meg McHutchinson and I discuss AGE. What is it like to be an aging person in America? How can we integrate the young and old and in between into everyday actions and conversations. Age-inspired tunes include: Joni Mitchell, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Kitty Wells, The Space Lady and more.
For this show I discussed boys and manhood with writer/superman Jay Ponteri who also read from his newest project LOBE. MAN-spired songs by Elliot Smith, Chris Robison, William Onyeabor, Wild Beasts, Otis Redding and more.
Here I chatted with artist Allie Hankins about breakups (with people, places, habits, selves, things...) along with her performance work. Tunes by Lesley Gore, The Camera and Film, Oyama, Gonul Akkor and others!
For this show artist/curator Gabe Flores and I discussed AMBITION and played ambition inspired tunes by Giuseppe Verdi, Justine & the Victorian Punks, Bruce Springsteen, Fats Domino, Valerie June, The Smiths and many more!
For this show, poet/artist Shayla Lawson and I discussed LOVE over some LOVE themed tunes and LOVE themed poems from her most recent collection titled "Pantone." Songs by Frank Ocean, Joan as Police Woman, House of Wolves, Abner Jay, Big Star, Betty Davis, MC5 and more.
A conversation around the body with fitness guru Mark Edgar and playing songs by Olivia Newton John, James Chance, Pylon, William Onyeabor, Scout Niblet and more!
Multidisciplinary artist Christine Toth and I discuss the art of work, the identities behind work and work as play. Tunes by ABBA, Shintaro Sakamoto, Shilipa Ray, George Formby and many others.
A conversation with Street Roots Executive Director, writer and artist Israel Bayer. We discussed homelessness in Portland/America and what to do about it. Songs by The Mighty Diamonds, Woo, Run D.M.C., Fairport Convention, and many others.
For this show I talked with "multipotentialite adult adoptee" Vanessa Raine about FAMILY. To rhyme with the theme I played songs by The Temptations, Gaby Moreno, Angel Olsen, Barış Manço, Kimya Dawson, Sam Rappa, Dolly Parton and many others.
For this show, artist Lou Watson and I discussed her latest project "Score for Traveling I-5" along with commuting, highways and the moving containers that carry humans here, there and everywhere. I played songs by Bruce Springsteen, Harumi, US Girls, Toni Fisher, Public Enemy and many others, all in theme of "conveyance."
For this rendition of BPD Artist Gary Wiseman and I chatted about some ideas, emotions, actions and creative energies surrounding trauma as well as an amazing project he has on his roster which also takes this theme. Music included Miriam Makeba, Lavender Country, Bratmobile, Nina Simone and others who have touched on trauma through song. This show was broadcasted live on Freeform Portland - 90.3 fm.
My guest artist for this show was multidisciplinarian artist Victor Maldonado.
My guest artist for this show was multidisciplinarian Michelle Vosika-Cooper.
My guest artist for this show was postdomestic cowgirl Karin Bolender.