Can art exist in hell? Can art help you see past the worst mistake in your life? Is it possible to connect with the greatest rejects of society? In this live episode of the podcast, Brian talks on the phone with Dean Preston, an artist from the Marion Correctional Facility about the creative process inside the walls of hell.
I’ll be at the Funny Stop in Cuyahoga Falls with Amber Falter on March 15th!
I’ll be at Little Rock bar hosted by Johnny Philips March 16th!
Silence is Death exhibition explores the social and political role of creatives to ignite change, empower the people, and challenge hatred in our community. Brian Doney talks to Dede Parker, a photographer, and contributor to the Silence is Death gallery about how photography opens up hearts, the role of nudity in art, and the importance of men to speak up against sexual abuse.
Despite winning the Columbus Funny Bone competition Henry Allen is still learning who he is as a comedian and a person. Henry connects with Brian Doney about how they both began stand up at 17 and the crazy lessons they’ve learned about comedy on and off stage. Henry discusses about writing comedic songs and sketches, his dream city for comedy, and the one time he opened for Survivor.
Before recently moving to New Orleans, Lauren Bencaz became one of Columbus’ favorite stand up comedians with her tired baby persona and a vocal fry voice that is actually her real voice! On the show she talks about starting out, her stories of becoming a stand up comedian, her writing process, and what she is looking forward to about moving to a larger city.
The alternative, psychedelic, and instrumental Rosalie’s Lucid Dream is made up of two brothers, Micah and Christian Foster. The two talk about how they go to great lengths to discover new sounds to make simple, beautiful melodies in their music. The conversation also takes a turn to how being inventive can be lonely or a frustrating endeavor but ultimately awarding.
What happens to comedians when they move to a bigger city? Setoiyo is here to shed some light on the transition from Columbus to Philadelphia and what happens to the creative process along the way. He also discusses his belief that hard work, challenging yourself, and determination get you only so far if you don’t remember first: Be funny and have fun.
Setoiyo will be performing at Comedy-Gasm! This Saturday (Feb. 20th) at 8pm.
Over 200 art pieces are being brought together for one purpose: The good of cat kind in Columbus! At the 400 building Angela, Tona, and Mona are organizing an art gallery and auction for Colony Cats and have been accepting art work from anyone anywhere. They talk about how they bring this large gallery together, what it’s like to work with so many artists, and cats of course!
The Amazing Cat Show is at 400 W. Rich on Friday January 8th from 7-10pm with PBR, Live Music, Crafts for sale, a Challah food truck, and Cats up for Adoption! There will also be an after part at Rehab Tavern. The Gallery will be open every Saturday from January 9th-30th Don’t miss it!