Danny Sheehan

Constitutional Advocate and local Santa Cruz hero, Danny Sheehan came onto Artist on Art,September 25th to talk about the publication of his newest book, the People’s Advocate and his new class at UCSC.

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Kirby Scudder

Art Activist, Curator and Creator, Kirby Scudder is a driving force behind much of the art happenings in Santa Cruz. He is the co-director and co-founder of the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, producer of KUSP’s Art Studio and the Santa Cruz Sentinel’s Arts column and Artist Profile.

Kirby Scudder came onto Artist on Art, September 17, 2013, to talk about the publication of his new book, The Cruz. He will be book signing and giving a talk at the Bookshop Santa Cruz September 24th at 7pm.

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Dana Bagshaw & Rick Kuhn

Dana Bagshaw and Rick Kuhn came by the KZSC radio station to talk with Nada Miljkovic about the Drama production — Cell Talk:1410. Drawn from the writings of two women from 15th century England: the highly regarded mystic Julian of Norwich (played by Ali Eppy) and her younger contemporary Margery Kempe (Shannon Hemphill) — a more controversial figure, both then and now.

Outdoor performances with music from the period will be held on Sunday afternoons, 4:00 to 5:30 pm.
The American premiere of the UK award-winning play by local playwright Dana Bagshaw on premieres, Sunday Sept. 22: Calvary Episcopal, 532 Center Street, Santa Cruz.
Sept. 29: First Congregational, 900 High Street, Santa Cruz
October 6: St. Jude’s Episcopal, 20920 McClellan Road, Cupertino
October 13: St. Francis Episcopal, 1205 Pine Ave, Willow Glen

Suggested donations: $10 seniors/students, $15 general, at the door. Santa Cruz proceeds to the Homeless Shelter.

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Betsy Anderson

Artist, Painter, Curator, Director of Museo Eduardo Carrillo, Betsy Anderson came onto Artist on Art on Sept. 11, 2013 to talk about the movie, EDUARDO CARRILLO: A Life of Engagement.

Come out to meet the Director Pedro Pablo Celedon, the renowned Chilean director who will be here to discuss the short promotional film on artist UCSC Faculty Member, Eduardo Carrillo, He also want to document your recollections of this wonderful artist and human being.

The event takes place, Thursday September 19, 5:30-7:30pm at the MAH – 705 Front Street. For more information contact Betsy Anderson at 831-239-9411 or email Spark@Cruzio.com or visit their website: Museo Eduardo Carrillo.org, one of the first on-line museums in the world

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Crystal Birns

On September 4, 2013, Artist, Organizer Crystal Birns came onto Artist on Art to talk about the PechaKucha Santa Cruz Vol. 5 taking place Friday, September 13th 6:30pm at the Santa Cruz MAH.

Screen shot 2013-09-10 at 11.35.07 AMThe art of concise presentations.

Join us for a night of presentations that will push the boundaries of traditional lectures.
PechaKucha is a simple presentation format of 20 images, 20 seconds each. Presentations are informal, creative, fast-paced and concise. Started in Tokyo in 2003 PechaKucha Nights are now produced in more than 600 cities around the world and was devised as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.

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Matthew Swinnerton

Matthew Swinnerton of Event Santa Cruz, Techraising and Interrogation Hub came onto Artist on Art to talk with Nada Miljkovic about his new monthly series, Event Santa Cruz, that showcases thriving Santa Cruz businesses and the people behind them.

Come to the inaugural night of Event Santa Cruz at The Nickelodeon theater, September 18th, 2013 at 7:00 pm and experience seven (7) Santa Cruzans telling stories about themselves, their businesses, and how awesome it is to live and work in Santa Cruz. This is not just another speaker series— please be prepared to have fun and enjoy a truly unique Santa Cruz experience!

EventSC LogoThe scheduled Speakers are:

  • Danny Keith – Director Corporate Sponsorships at Santa Cruz Warriors, Executive Director Grind Out Hunger
  • Margaret Rosas – Looker Afterer at Looker, Co-Founder of TechRaising
  • Chris Miller – Rocket Scientist at Launch Brigade
  • Shane Pearlman – CEO at Modern Tribe, Real Estate Investor & Speaker
  • Ryan Coonerty – Director of Government Relations & Strategy at PredPol, Inc., CoFounder of NextSpace Coworking + Innovation, and CoFounderSanta Cruz NEXT
  • Kendra Baker – Owner/chef at The Penny Ice Creamery and The Picnic Basket
  • Kim Luke – Writer, performer, voice of the Santa Cruz Derby Girls and The Santa Cruz Warriors

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Catherine Segurson

Catamaran Literary Reader founding editor, Catherine Segurson, has many talents. She is a fiction writer, poet, painter, and videographer. She has worked for Zoetrope All-Story and ZYZZYVA literary magazines. Her writing has appeared in Coastal Living Magazine, Slow Trains, Taj Mahal Review, and Monterey Poetry Review, among others. Her artwork has been represented by galleries in San Francisco and Santa Cruz.

Catherine came onto Artist on Art, August 28, 2013 to talk about the Catamaran Literary Reader and the current kickstarter campaign to back the 4th issue full of literary and artistic content and bring the first volume to shore. See the video below.

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Karen Toole

Artist, Painter, Curator and gallery owner of the Art Loft, Karen Toole came into KZSC to talk about her artistic practice as well as her new studio gallery on 1319 Pacific Avenue, second floor in Santa Cruz. Last first Friday for August, the Art Loft presented “Local Scenes” a group show, featuring the work of Shmuel Thaler, Patrick Woodman, Barbara Bailey Porter, Wayne Adachi and Karen Toole. Come out this Friday for September’s Santa Cruz Art Tour and see the new show. Karen and I talked about her recent community garden project on West Cliff. On Saturday, September 7th at 10am there will be volunteer weeding and planting day. Bring gloves, a little hand trowel and a little serrated knife. Don’t for get sun screen, hat and water bottle. For more info, the video is below. To hear Karen’s interview, please click on the grey button below:  

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