Our only true home is our bodies since we bring it with us wherever in the world we go. Erika Senft Miller is a conceptual performance artist who explores dance and movement through site-specific works – as opposed to performances just in theaters or conventional stages. We talk about the journey that brought her from Germany to Sweden to Philadelphia and then to Vermont and all of the lessons she learned along the way.Read more
Diana Mara Henry photographed some of the key moments of the Women’s Movement in the 1970s as well as the 1972 and 1976 presidential races. Her work has appeared in countless publications and she continues to speak publicly on Women’s History and her work behind the lens. We also discuss her research on the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp.
Here are the photos we discussed throughout the episode.
All of the photos are copyright Diana Mara Henry. Visit her website for more!
Photo of Diana was taken by Kenric KiteRead more
In her new book Rx, Vermont cartoonist Rachel Lindsay relives her grueling experience with the mental health and pharmaceutical industries. We discuss the story behind the book, cartooning about her life as a cashier in Rachel Lives Here Now, and about accepting support as well as criticism as an artist.Read more
My guest today, Nate Venet, has lived in Vermont — Chittenden County, in fact — his whole life. And why would he ever leave? Nate and I talk about physics and art, music directing for local schools, bringing out everybody’s inner rockstar, his songs for Stuck In Vermont’s 500th episode, his work with Spielpalast Cabaret, and our mutual memberships in the Vermont 251 Club.Read more
David Metzger has already written and directed three independent films here in Vermont and he has begun work on a fourth. What does it take to get a movie made up here and what is his approach to the art of directing? David also reflects on how his encounters with Dan Aykroyd, Benecio del Toro, and Martin Scorcese affected his journey into cinema.Read more
Tod Pronto is a singer-songwriter from Newport, Vermont who cites everyone from Elvis to Billy Joel to Nirvana as influences. He has played in venues all around New England and beyond including gigs with Ellis Paul, Jonathan Edwards, and Livingston Taylor. You may have also heard his music on a Golden Corral commercial of all places.Read more
North East Kingdom native Natalie Miller and I spend an hour talking about her rural upbringing, her theatrical and musical training including the time she spent with me in 80s cover band Hot Neon Magic. And, of course, we get deep about her finding comedy and starting up the Vermont Comedy Club.Read more