James Moore interviews some of the principle actors from the cast of HAIR, opening Thursday, April 23rd at the Sondheim Center, under the direction of Randal West. Darcie Champagne, Ryan Gaffney and Evan Tyrone Martin talk about preparing for their roles in the seminal 60s stage piece.
James Moore interviews Lynnae Hentzen, executive director and co-founder of the Center on Sustainable Communities, based out of Des Moines, Iowa.
The Center is hosting a series of workshops in the Fairfield area on sustainable practices.
James Moore interviews Wayne Petersen, who has worked in the field of soil and water conservation for over 33 years, and Ryan Peterson, a landscaper working in many sustainable and ecologically focussed projects. They will be in Fairfield Friday, April 16, to conduct several green building workshops sponsored by the Center on Sustainable Communities.
James Moore talks with Karen Dowcett, founder of the Living Arts Institute. Karen is here to speak with our arts community about staging her art pageant set to Paul Winter Consort's Missa Gaia performed on Cape Cod in 2004 and 2008. She'll be inaugurating a year-long community-wide participation culminating in the show on Earth Day weekend, April, 2011.
Kay Hazen talks about her experiences as a member of Women for Women, a nonprofit humanitarian organization that works in war-torn areas. She is helping organize a peace rally on Sunday, March 7 at 1pm at the Hwy 1 bridge near MUM campus in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of International Women's Day.
John Buckman is the founder of Berkeley, California-based recording label Magnatune, a pioneer in digital downloading, application of Creative Commons copyrights, and artist-friendly business practices, sometimes referred to as "fair trade music."
Ronnie Cummins has been active as a writer and activist since the 1960s, with extensive experience in human rights, anti-war, anti-nuclear, labor, consumer, environmental, and sustainable agriculture campaigns. Over the past decades he has served as director of US and international efforts such as the Pure Food Campaign and the Global Days of Action Against GMOs. From 1992-98 Cummins served as a campaign director for the Foundation on Economic Trends in Washington, D.C. In 1998, Cummins organized the SOS (Save Organic Standards) Campaign, spearheading the largest consumer grassroots backlash against the US Department of Agriculture in recent history. He is also a frequent lecturer, both in the US and abroad. Cummins is editor of the Organic Consumers Association’s website www.organicconsumers.org, Organic Bytes newsletters, and Organic View.
James Moore talks with Emma Rainey about her production of “Cirque d’Amour”—a nouveau cabaret of dance and song that begins with a Parisian street scene and then journeys into the heart of a dream. Created and directed by Emma Rainey, and joined by Diva Adrien Daller singing an array of tantalizing love songs, this unique evening of entertainment promises to chase your winter blues away at Café Paradiso, March 12-13, 8:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Dance Theatre of Iowa and the Center for Ballet.