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"A Night of One Acts" by TAP and LTA

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Release Date: 01/11/2022

Visual Artist Victoria Truhn Visual Artist Victoria Truhn "Talks" Ceramics Making with a Wheel

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Visual Artist Victoria Truhn gives us a very interesting "tutorial" on ceramics making using a wheel. Learn all the tricks, what's involved, how mugs are made, how you can be a ceramics artist and much more. Also find out which retail establishments carry these art pieces, upcoming arts festivals, and how COVID positively impacted her and her artwork.

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Ballet Nova  Artistic Director Matthew Powell Ballet Nova Artistic Director Matthew Powell "Talks" New Production

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Ballet Nova's Artistic Director Matthew Powell returned to the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast to give us all the details about the upcoming production of "The Sleeping Beauty" - a show that has been on the docket for 2.5 years. Hear the history behind the ballet, the story lie, and an interesting factoid about "Swan Lake." Also learn about a unique petite production they will be offering for younger audiences, as well as other events coming this spring and summer, including festivals, a June performance, a collaborative production with the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, and their...

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DC Metro Theater Arts Publisher DC Metro Theater Arts Publisher "Talks" BIG Changes

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The Publisher at DC Metro Theater Arts (DCMTA) Nicole Hertvik joined us to talk about some BIG changes happening at the organization. Get all the scoop about these developments, along with her work with the CUNY Newmark Journalism School, the state of the theater industry in the DMV, her widely received article on the drastic impact the omicron variant had on theaters, changes to services provided by DCMTA and much more.

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Dominion Stage's Dominion Stage's "title of show" Directors "Talk"

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Dominion Stage's Director Kevin Sockwell and Music Director Matthew Dohm give us all the details about Dominion Stage's upcoming production of "title of show" - a show within a show within a show. Find out how this show is so unique - both in terms of content and music, as well as their take on why they enjoy the show so much. Also learn what exactly a music director's role is and how each of them ended up in the theater industry.

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Actor Carol Cadby Actor Carol Cadby "Talks" Reentering the Film Industry

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Actor, Director and Educator Carol Cadby met with us to chat about her return to the film and TV world after 30 years of teaching. Find out how the audition process has changed, what new skills she had to learn, and her appearing in Netflix's "Radium Girls," a commercial for the American Association of Physician Assistants, and 2 student films - "Finding Pedro" and "Gateway." Also get her insight into the differing preparation needed for film acting vs. on stage acting.

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Alliance for New Music Theatre Alliance for New Music Theatre "Talks" Voices of Zion

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The Alliance for New Music Theatre is presenting a truly unique production entitled "Voices of Zion"  which starts the dialogue about the history of African American Georgetown. Get all the details from the organization's Artistic Director Susan Galbraith and Composer of the music in the show Ronald "Trey" Walton. This "stories from the grave" is a collaborative effort with the Mt. Zion Female Union Band, Dumbarton United Methodist Church and Mount Zion Methodist Church and also includes an immersive component for patrons in May.

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Visual Artist Mary Annella Frank Visual Artist Mary Annella Frank "Talks" Steel

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Visual Artist Mary Annella Frank came on the show and enlightened us about her unique artwork style - using steel. Find out the process of working with this medium, how pieces of steel can look vastly different even without paint, and how she gets her ideas for new pieces. Also get all the details about her current exhibition at the Fred Schnider Gallery of Art and what pieces of art visitors can see. Very interesting chat!

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Visual Artist Marsha Lederman Visual Artist Marsha Lederman "Talks" Ceramics

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Visual artist Marsha Lederman appeared on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast to educate our listeners about the unique art genre of ceramics. Find out the process behind this art form, all the conditions that impact the art piece, two different ceramic-making methods, and more. Also hear the latest about the communal ceramics and printmaking studios formerly known as the Lee Arts Center (LAC).

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Prof. Lucy Gebre-Egziabher Prof. Lucy Gebre-Egziabher "Talks" Film Making

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Prof. Lucy Gebre-Egziabher, Founder of the Cinema Academy and the NOVA Student Film Festival enlightened us on the many benefits of film making for students of all ages. In this podcast, we discuss how she spearheaded the creation of the AFA program in cinema at NOVA, why she founded the Cinema Academy for middle schoolers, her holistic approach to teaching film making, and how she matches Virginia students with international students on collaborative film projects.

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Laura Hagood Laura Hagood "Talks" DC History Center

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Laura Hagood, the Executive Director of the DC History Center appeared on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast to update our listeners on the reopening of the Center, what visitors can see, the current exhibit entitled ""The Big Picture" featuring panoramic photographs blown up life-sized, and what they are doing on the EDI front. Also get all the details about the upcoming DC History Conference and her priorities for the Center over the next several years.

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Co-producers Olivia Hairfield and Nick Friedlander of "A Night of One Acts" - a collaborative effort between The Arlington Players (TAP) and the Little Theater of Alexandria (LTA) gave us all the details about this wonderful 40+ year event featuring never-before produced short plays. Learn about this unique opportunity for playwrights around the world, where and when to see the show, what the three shows are about, and how volunteers can get mentored in any theater craft in preparation for the run. Also find out what exactly a stage manager does in the theater.