Read my review and interview with local author Rebecca McClanahan here at NFoucus.
Read my NFocus profile/cover story on FFTC and chief Michael Marsicano here.
We dish on healthcare issues here at the N &O.
TJ Ford prepares for his future. Read my profile here in ThatsRacin.com.
Says Dr. Sanjay Gupta in my syndicated piece picked up by the Idaho Statesman.
Taking on the Pizza Quest adventure with Master Baker Peter Reinhart is a treat – here in SouthPark Magazine.
Jimmie Johnson’s Jack man is getting ready for act 2 in his professional career – read his story as told by me here in the Charlotte Observer.
Bernard Kinsey speaks about his incredible collection of African American art and the an important legacy of accomplishment previously unheard. Here at Charlotte Viewpoint.
My interview with the Donald’s son. Here in Lake Norman Magazine.
I do my own House Call w/ Dr. Sanjay Gupta and get to the bottom of some health care issues with CNN’s Medicine Man. Here in the Observer.
London Chamber Orchestra & Charlotte Symphony Music Director Christopher Warren-Green and his wife Rosemary talk with me about cooking in the states vs. the UK. Here in SouthPark Magazine.
Danny Lyon is a self taught photographer form the 60s whose work came to define the era of New Journalism. Read my profile on him here in the Charlotte Observer.
Nobel Prize Winner, Dr. Aaron Ciechanover talks with me regarding the education system in Israel, here in The Jewish Daily Forward.
Read my interview with the iconic American actress and comedienne here.
Read my interview and profile on legendary Broadway Diva, Jennifer Holliday here at Charlotte ViewPoint.
Charlotte knows Andreas Bechtler as a collector, philanthropist and for the museum of contemporary art that bears his family name. I speak with him about his own creations, here at Charlotte Viewpoint.
Rick Lyon has worked on Sesame Street and on television and film projects for Columbia Pictures, New Line Cinema, ABC, CBS, The Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1, and Fox. In addition to performing, Lyon also designs and builds custom puppets, including the puppets for the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q on Broadway, where he was also a member of the original cast.
Read my interview with him here at Charlotte ViewPoint.
Check out my star studded menu built from about town eateries that feature local celebs. Here in the Charlotte Observer.
Charlotte news anchor, reporter and filmmaker Steve Crump shares his thoughts on documentary film making, storytelling and his latest work, Sojourn of the Strings.
The film explores the journey of the banjo from slave cabins on the plantation, through the minstrel era, into Appalachia and eventually into the hands of folk legend Pete Seeger, North Carolina’s Joe Thompson, and the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
Voice coach and distinguished professor, Dr. Charles Hadley has worked with a galaxy of stage and screen stars including Vivien Leigh, Charlton Heston, Nick Nolte, Jason Robards, Scarlett Johansson and many more. Read about his incredible career here.
Nothing like the DNC 2012 national convention to bring Hollywood to Charlotte – read about one youth forum I sat in upon here at Creative Loafing.
2004 Nobel Prize winner for Chemistry, Dr Aaron Ciechanover, entertained several hundred area high school children in a dialogue sponsored by the Echo Foundation. read what he had to say here at Charlotte ViewPoint.
Mint Hill resident Marcus Hamilton took over the daily DTM panels directly from Hank Ketcham. Read my shortie with him here in the Charlotte Observer.
Read my preview on her pin exhibit at The Mint Museum - Here in the Raleigh News and Observer.
Marcus Hamilton, the illustrator of “Dennis the Menace” daily panels since 1994 when he took over from Hank Ketcham, sat down with me to discuss his career from a by-mail illustration school to the iconic strip he still loves today. Even crotchety old Mr. Wilson may crack a smile at this one.
Read about his incredible journey here.
Tina Fabrique brings the First Lady Of Song, Ella Fitzgerald, alive in her performance of Ella. Read my profile/preview here.
Hoopster TNT Maddox dishes with me about what it is like to play with the legendary Harlem Globetrotters. Here in the Charlotte Observer.
Read my interview with Olympic Medalist, Paul Wylie here.
Long before Snooki or ‘the Situation,’ Another type of youthful cool swept the Jersey shore. Read my preview of Jersey Boys here in Charlotte Viewpoint.
It has been more than forty-five years since Alvin Ailey, a product of itinerant, working class Texan parents, founded his eponymous company and introduced the world to an innovative dance troupe that celebrated the African-American experience in a time in America when there was little for the black audience to celebrate.
Read my preview of their celebration tour here.
Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright brings her pin collection to Charlotte’s Mint Museum – Read my preview here in the Charlotte Observer.
Check out this profile on the all male, Jewish a capella singing group from New York City’s Yeshiva University, here in my piece at the Charlotte Observer.
She stands by her man.. even though he has a split personality. Here at Charlotte Viewpoint.
She’s a Dixie Diva – Honey and don’t y’all forget that. Here is my profile on the one and only Vickie Livengood at the Charlotte Observer.
“The lesson in the story is so much more than just to follow your dream; it’s really to work to change the world around you.” I interview Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall and discusses Radio Theatre, the autobiographical elements of Billy Elliot, and Hall’s thoughts on working with Sir Elton John. Here at Charlotte ViewPoint.
Read more here in my profile.
For more than 16 years, Terri Bennett provided nightly weather forecasts to the Charlotte, NC, television market as a meteorologist and station scientist. From 2004 to 2007, she also penned a daily newspaper column, “Earth, Stars and Skies,” in the Charlotte Observer newspaper where she answered readers’ questions about all things science. After leaving the television business in 2007, Terri’s passion for the environment created the Do Your Part® idea and its core mission. Terri wanted the world to know that going green is easy, economical, and important. In 2010, DoYourPart.com was launched due to a growing demand for consumer-friendly eco-content.
I interview Terri here.
Read my interview with LIT front-man Ari Picker here at Charlotte ViewPoint.
Growing up on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, Linda Midgett did not envision her father’s job as a harbor pilot playing a pivotal role in launching her career as a documentary filmmaker and television producer. Filming and interviewing her father and other family members working the port at Morehead City turned out to be precisely the initial production experience that eventually led to her Emmy-winning role work as the co-executive producer of the acclaimed daytime television series, “Starting Over.”
Read my profile here.
Like the junction of several challenging words in the Sunday Times puzzle, the intertwined pursuits of Charlotte musical artist Claire Ritter require careful sequencing in order to occupy just the right space on her busy palate. Possessing more talent than can be confined to a singular label, Ritter’s artistic travels involve composing, teaching, performing, and recording her music. These are but a few of the journeys Ritter undertakes, often simultaneously.
Her profile is here.
OC picked up my blog interview with Tenor Jonathan Boyd. Read it here.
Mike Reiss gets to the core of what makes the long running animated series so successful in my interview with him. Here at the Charlotte Observer.
Watching Vic Mignogna address a packed ballroom of screaming anime fans, I couldn’t help but be impressed at how he connected with each of the 400 or so mostly-teenage girls in a personal and almost visceral way.
Mignogna was in Charlotte as a headliner appearing at Ichibancon, Charlotte’s anime and manga convention.
Read my profile here.
Read my interview with Bryan Fenkart, the lead in the national touring performance of Memphis, the Musical. Here at CLT Blog.
Follow Celebrity Chef Peter Reinhart as he sets off in search of the perfect pizza. Here in my story at the Charlotte Observer.
Atlanta artist Stephen Hayes features his powerful installation: Cash Crop at the Gantt Center. Read my preview here in the Charlotte Observer.
Chas Fagan is at home with Presidents, Astronauts and Landscapes. Read my profile on this fascinating artist here.
Five questions with multi-genre writer Rebecca McClanahan here in the Charlotte Observer.
Adrian Miller talks black chefs in the White House. The former Clinton politico is doing some heavy duty research on this very history. Read my chat with him here in the Charlotte Observer.
Dancer Alexander Lieberman is a Charlotte native, he dishes about life on the road with me here in the Charlotte Observer.
Ray Kaskey may be best known for his work on the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. but few Charloteans know about his significant contributions to the Queen City. Read the back-story behind the most iconic works in Uptown Charlotte here.
Charlotte Painter Barbara Schreiber’s work is part whimsy, part mayhem. Read my profile here.