It’s great when local radio stations feature local bands and Radio K along with WKNC in North Carolina for an online compilation of great and all local tunes. [Read more…] about All Summer No Bummer with Radio K and WKNC
By Rich Horton with help from the press release.
T. Perry Bowers, who is a local musician and studio/rehearsal space owner, is producing a new show called American Studio that highlights local music talent. [Read more…] about News – American Studio Debuts 5/30 at Midnight on The CW23 Twin Cities
**This originated as an e-mail blast from Vega Productions, and I thought it worked perfectly for a Rift article.**
Mark Gehring, founder and former executive director of Vega Productions answers a few questions posed by Caitlin Marlotte, Vega’s new executive director. [Read more…] about What’s next, Mark Gehring?
By Becca Marx
The CD VOICE: SONGS FOR THOSE WHO ARE SILENCED supports the work of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. The campaign is called MN Girls Are Not For Sale and its mission is to end the sex trafficking of minors. The Safe Harbor Law was passed with the support of Amy Klobuchar on the local level in 2011 and in 2015 a federal law was passed to change the legal perception of the perpetrator of sex trafficking to the victim of it instead. Minnesota is number one in the systemic response to sex trafficking, and its system serves as a nationwide model. Rehabilitation starts with safe beds (from a few to 24 currently available) and continues with treatment for the trauma they’ve suffered. [Read more…] about VOICE: SONGS FOR THOSE WHO ARE SILENCED
By Rich Horton
If you’re a local artist or have been active in the local visual arts scene at all, you have probably heard of Erin Sayer. You might of been to the many art shows she curated or seen one of her murals that she has done.
She has a new gallery show opening this Saturday at Gamut Gallery that are based on author Tom Robbins’ novels.
Sayer was kind enough to answer some questions for Rift about her process, ideas and being a full-time artist. [Read more…] about Interview – Erin Sayer – Painter, Muralist and Gallerist