The Superhero Origin Story of the Chicago Full Moon Jam

Chicago Full Moon Jam founder Liz Breen Campanella and former FMJ organizer and board member Michi Trota talk about their love of art and fire, nurturing a vibrant community of performers, musicians, and volunteers, and the evolution of the FMJ...

Naomi’s wisdom
February 16, 2018 App Interview

Naomi is a kind loveabke person who always had a police influence on everyone she comes across

"In spite of many bumps along the road, I feel blessed in many ways."

My Poppie, who grew up in the South, recalls events from his childhood, like memories of his suburban neighborhood, his grandfather’s farm, and the assassinations of Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. Later, he summarizes his college years, how he...

Anthony Small w/ Kyle Small: Love, Music & Community

Father and son reminisce on the influence of family and passion on building a life surrounded by the power of community.

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Brandon Kennedy and John Kennedy

Brandon Kennedy (54) speaks to his father John Kennedy (81) about his family's trading post where they traded art and crafts of the Navajo communities in New Mexico.

Vern Stillwell

During the interview we talked about verns life. This included his adoption by his aunt and uncle, his marriage, his career in the arts, etc.

R. John Bache Family History

In this interview John Bache reflects on his parents’ immigration story and the foundation of his family, his childhood in Los Angeles, his professional life, the influence of others, and the impact he has had on others.

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Charles Smoke and Jerome Shannon

Jerome Shannon (66) and his husband, Charles Smoke (69), sit down for a conversation about moving from Mobile, AL to Pensacola, FL, the organizations that they are involved with in Pensacola, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their lives...

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Danielle Varner and Paul Pierce

Danielle Patterson Varner (42) interviews her colleague Paul Pierce (68) about his career in the theater industry. They also discuss the importance of community theater as a space for storytelling and identity-building, as well as the legacy of kindness Paul...

Nathaniel Miller interviews Parker Roach

Nathaniel Miller interviews Parker Roach to learn more about his good friend.

Waukena and Cecily

Mother and daughter discussing experiences in New York

Mike Sarsfield

I talked with Mike Sarsfield from Georgia. He is detector of sales for Socata TBM

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Anonymous 17 Choreographer and Dancer

Anonymous 17 talks about growing up in Mexico until her early teens when her family relocates to the United States. Living many years as a permanent resident, in recent years she has obtained United States citizenship. Anon 17 speaks about...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Nicole Costa

Nicole lived for several years as an expat in Mexico as she spent time as a teacher and intensively learned to speak Spanish. Nicole speaks about how her years in Mexico progressed from a short visit to a decision to...

The Impact of the Arts on Sheryl’s Life

Thanksgiving interview of neighbor sharing Story on how the arts influenced her life

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Rafael Telle Cruz

Rafael speaks enthusiastically about his time living in the United States and working hard. Rafa talks about currently living, working, and farming in Guapamacataro, Maravatio, but also about he hopes to return to the States to work with his brothers...

Life memories and advices from Chuck Beaty

In this interview we talked about Chuck's childhood, life experiences, and how he would like to be remembered.

Camille Crovillebois Shafer interviewed by Maxine Dalton
August 21, 2019 App Interview

Life story and founding of Azule. Born in Normandy France 1942. Injured and loss of hand. Red Cross facility. Boarding school. Arts school. French student revolution. Canada, Toledo Ohio. Met Dave married, New Mexico and Arizona. 1972 Spring Creek. Founding...

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Jamee McAdoo and Norel McAdoo

Siblings Jamee McAdoo (19) and Norel McAdoo (21) share a conversation about their family, the COVID-19 pandemic, poetry, music, and their hopes and goals for the future.