Podcast: Somewhere & Elsewhere

Dru Richards

Hosted by Kevin Lee-Y Green and Terrill Williams Featuring filmmaker and producer Dru Richards Music by  PenguinMusic – Better Day from Pixabay Somewhere and Elsewhere sits down with Wilmington independent filmmaker Dru Richards.  Richards describes has journey to picking up the camera and how he sustains himself creating work.  

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Regina McLeod: Tells Stories

Hosted by Kevin Lee-Y Green and Terrill Williams Featuring artist and producer Regina McLeod Music by  PenguinMusic – Better Day from Pixabay. Regina McLeod is a longtime artist and producer working in coastal North Carolina and nationally.  Her company, Cleod Nine Productions is currently producing Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery, a play by Shay Youngblood. …

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Theatre for All: A Theatre Company for People with Disabilities

Somewhere & Elsewhere sat down with Kim Henry of Theatre for All to learn more about this amazing company in coastal North Carolina.  Theatre for all was born out of a desire that people with disabilities deserve and are important members of our arts community. Learn more about Theatre for All and how to get…

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Small Means All: Regional Theater Struggling and Thriving

Coming up on Somewhere and Elsewhere. Around the country, traditional regional theater companies are struggling. A recent report says shares that theater companies stil of various sizes are in deep financial trouble, in what is rapidly turning into the most severe crisis in the 70-year history of the regional theater movemen. But a new refrain…

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Black Cultural Formation

We are following Techmoja Dance and Theater Company as they create a new work on sexual trauma in rural Black communities in the South.  In this episode founder Kevin Lee-Y Green talks developing work informed by the place he lives – coastal North Carolina. Kevin has a conversation with Thomas F. DeFrantz who is a…

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We Can Heal Ourselves

This episode starts with our host Kevin sharing a traumatic experience from his teenage years.  He shares this with you, the listener, so that you can better understand the context for his effort to create a new dance work addressing sexual trauma.  Some listeners might find this story upsetting, so please take care of your…

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Act of Rebellion

We are following Techmoja Dance and Theater Company as they create a new work on sexual trauma in rural Black communities in the South.  In this episode founder Kevin Lee-Y Green talks about what informed his decision to return home to Bolivia, North Carolina to create dance.  He describes the act of creating Techmoja, in…

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Point of Departure

Quiet As It’s Kept follows choreographer Kevin Lee-Y Green as he creates a new dance work addressing sexual trauma through  the lens of Blackness and southern culture.  Green works from his rural community in the coastal Carolina where he directs Techmoja Dance and Theater Company. Using his own story of sexual trauma as point of…

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Black Peace Art

Greenville, North Carolina based acrylic, gouache, and digital artist Rakîa Jackson (Black Peace Art) speaks with host Brittani Smith about the challenges of being an artist and how she incorporates self-healing into her practice. Broadcast from the Shoresides studio, Somewhere & Elsewhere  uncovers stories from artists across the coastal Carolina region.

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Materials Collection, Collaboration, and Race in the Southern Arts Eduction

Art teachers and professors do much more for their students than just teaching art. However, their ability to engage and inspire students beyond the scope of artistic endeavors often goes unnoticed beyond the realm of their school or institution. Host Antoine Williams talks with Cornell D. Jones, a mixed media artist who teaches art at…

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