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Mike Kenny

Playwright in York

Sanity Projects

PRESENTED ON JUL 29, 2015
IN YORK @ VOL 8

Mike Kenny discusses the issue of levelling the playing fields to make arts more accessible to everyone, and counters the notion of art being a 'vanity project' by describing personal experiences of how art can be used as a sanity project.

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That Time we Wrote A Play

BY DAN BAIN
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2014

Dan Bain & Brendan Bennetts// playwrights// on that time we wrote a play

Dan Bain and Brendan Bennetts conclude that collaboration is the creation of something that not one singular party could make, by showing us how they wrote a play together. Once. Probably will not ever again.

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Art is the Science of Play

BY D. SABELLA GRIMES
@ UNITED STATES ARTISTS 2014 ARTISTS ASSEMBLY ON MAR 24, 2015

Artist D. Sabella Grimes is a choreographer, composer, writer and teacher, who delves into the multidimensionality of African cultural practices. In his dance projects he accentuates on the dual nature of human being as man and woman.

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The York Arts Barge

BY CHRISTIAN TOPMAN
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 29, 2015

Marcia Mackey and Christian Topman discuss the challenges they are facing whilst trying to bring an Arts Barge to York, a city with no dedicated arts centre, and what they are planning to do once they have brought the barge to the city, and the positive impact it will have on the community.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Wednesday, September 10th, 2015. 

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Scenic Happenings, Your Fantasy Our Reality

BY MARTIN WITTS
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 29, 2015

Martin Witts talks about living on the river in York, running The Great Yorkshire Fringe Festival, and other arts projects.

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The Barge Itself

BY CHRISTIAN TOPMAN
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 12, 2016

The Arts Barge Project have been working in community arts for 6 years. The goal has always been to run their work from a barge. Director Christian Topman is proud to say they now own one, and tells us about their future plans for running projects and events from it.

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OZ Arts

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 25 ON JUL 21, 2017

Ron Yearwood shares what happens at OZ Arts in Nashville.

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Music, Leeds, Come Play With Me

BY TONY EREIRA
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 12, 2018

Tony Ereira talks about how CPWM works within the rich fabric of Leeds’ many music scenes

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A life Illuminated by the Arts

BY PAUL MOW
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 15, 2018

A life Illuminated by the Arts - Paul Mow is currently the Theatre and Choral Coordinator on staff at Lake Michigan College as well as the Artistic Director and founder of the new The GhostLight Theatre right here in the Benton Harbor Arts District. Paul was a professional opera singer at the New York City Opera from 2001-2006, and has won a multitude of performance awards for his tenor voice and also recorded his solo Brahms album on the Lyrichord label in 2007 live in New York City's Town Hall.

 

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Creative Ventures in York

BY MEGAN HAMBER
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2019

Megan Hamber discusses her upcoming projects, Mum That Likes to Fuck and Sourpuss. Giving a little insight into what she and her collaborators have been up to.