Kai Talim wants to talk about curiosity. Douglas Detrick and this pianist turned podcaster and entrepreneur had a thoughtful conversation about how following our curiosity can lead to new directions in our lives.
In the time COVID-19, Leila Haile and Joaquin Lopez, Portland, Oregon’s newest Creative Laureates, are focused on healing, especially for […]
William Seiji Marsh was inspired by a moment of personal realization to launch a new business during the pandemic. Douglas Detrick and Marsh talk about goal setting in music, and how it can relieve anxiety and improve outcomes when done with a more honest mindset.
“Why do I continue to devote myself to music?” was a starting point for violist, ethnomusicologist, author and educator Tanya Kalmanovitch to launch her newsletter The Rest. Hear her talk with Douglas Detrick about how capitalism and music interact, how she talks about money with her conservatory students, and how we can stop setting ourselves up for failure in our personal musical practice.
Patrick Walsh talks about “re-enfranchising” incarcerated audiences in Oregon by directing theater for performances in Oregon prisons. He is the Executive Artistic Director of Northwest Classical Theater Cooperative, who presented their latest production, Antigone, via video during the pandemic.
Glass, light and steel artist Jen Fuller and Douglas Detrick talk about how glass can inspire adaptability, collaboration, and surprise.
Melting down the broken bits of Volume IV and forging a new narrative about a willful yet adaptive material. An introduction to the theme, the music, and the guests of Volume V, inspired by glass.
Sarah Tiedemann, is Artistic Director of Third Angle New Music and a flute and piccolo player with the Oregon Ballet Theatre Orchestra. We talked about how she and other artists are getting through the pandemic; what non-Portlanders should know about our hometown; and how predominantly white arts organizations can help tell the stories of marginalized communities in an ethical way.
Joni Renee Whitworth, who uses they/them pronouns, is a poet and the executive director of Future Prairie, “a queer creative studio and non-profit artist collective.” We talked about how their organization has changed course during the pandemic, what the value of a nonprofit dedicated to marginalized artists is, and how an arts organizer finds space and time for their own work as they support the work of others.