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Visual Artists "Talk" About Project to Make Artists More Visible

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Release Date: 09/24/2019

Russian Chamber Art Society's Vera Danchenko Stern Russian Chamber Art Society's Vera Danchenko Stern "Talks"

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

The Founder of the Russian Chamber Art Society Vera Danchenko Stern provided lots of interesting background about Russian art songs and how her organization tries to perform these least performed lovely pieces of music. What sets this genre apart from Russian operas? How does Tchaikovsky music fit into their upcoming production schedule? Where did she get the inspiration to found this organization. Also find out about their upcoming performance to start the holiday season off right.

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Madaline Langston, Encore Stage & Studio Madaline Langston, Encore Stage & Studio "Talks" About the Flip the Script

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Madaline Langston, Education Programs Director for Encore Stage & Studio talks about a program ("Flip the Script") with High School students to teach them about segregation, desegregation, race relations and more. From stories told by residents and field trips, the students write a play that is performed in the community. Among the dignitaries with whom they spoke was one of four students who desegregated Stratford Junior High in 1959 Michael Jones, his sister Wilma Jones, and SAG actress Dawn Douglas.

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Visual Artists Visual Artists "Talk" About Project to Make Artists More Visible

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Visual artists Melanie Kehoss and David Carlson provided details on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast about the Arlington Visual Artists Studio Tour (AVAST). Their goal in organizing this event is to provide more visibility to the county's numerous visual artists - especially those who work in individual studios. Also find out their views on why visual arts are so important and some of the work they are doing.

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M2M Founder Lauren Feliz-Durishin M2M Founder Lauren Feliz-Durishin "Talks"

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Lauren Feliz-Durishin was the featured guest on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast to chat about her non-profit organization "Mother 2 Mother" (M2M). By producing biennial cabarets, M2M helps at risk women and children by raising funds for organizations that offer assistance to these populations. Why did she found this organization? How does she determine which songs to include? Who does the singing? Plus find out details about their next performance and organization with whom they are working.

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AAC Curator Blair Murphy AAC Curator Blair Murphy "Talks" Visual Arts

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Embracing Arlington Arts Chair Janet Kopenhaver sat down with Blair Murphy, Curator for the Arlington Arts Center about their biennial exhibit entitled "Assembly 2019." The event will feature 16 contemporary artists working in a range of media from drawing to painting to performance. Find out how she chooses the artists to highlight, trends in the visual arts arena, and her aim to look at artists at different stages of their careers. Plus find out about their winter exhibit featuring performance art.

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Visual artists Melanie Kehoss and David Carlson provided details on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast about the Arlington Visual Artists Studio Tour (AVAST). Their goal in organizing this event is to provide more visibility to the county's numerous visual artists - especially those who work in individual studios. Also find out their views on why visual arts are so important and some of the work they are doing.