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There’s No Place Like Art…

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Joan Kane & Gary Morgenstein: Taking a Bite of a Sweet Divide

I believe we're broken. Everybody is broken in some way. Everybody has a story to tell. There are cracks in us...Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken objects by highlighting their cracks with golden powder. . . the original object is even more beautiful than before it was broken...America is going to be even more beautiful; we're looking at our brokenness. And I really believe with my heart and soul that we're going to be even more beautiful after this. ~Joan Kane https://media.blubrry.com/firstonlinewithfran/content.blubrry.com/firstonlinewithfran/JoanKane_Gary_Morgenstein.mp3 GARY MORGENSTEIN’SA BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE IS A NEW OFF-BROADWAY COMEDY/DRAMAABOUT AN AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWSTAND OWNER ENCOURAGED TO FIGHT HIS EXORBITANT RENT INCREASE BY AN ECCENTRIC JEWISH RADICAL   DIRECTED BY JOAN KANE, THE PRODUCTION NOW PREMIERESTHURSDAY, JANUARY 21 AT 7:00PM/ET AS PART OF TFTNC's ON THE AIR SERIES&  SUNDAY, JANUARY 24 AT 3PM/ET ON THE EGO ACTUS WEBSITE Incorporating the pandemic experiences of the past eight months into their production that Covid-19 brought to a halt in March, the award-winning Ego Actus Theatre Company will still present Gary Morgenstein’s new drama A Black and White Cookie, but in an updated version that is set against the backdrop of New York City reopening, post-pandemic. The play's schedule has been updated. The premiere will air as part of Theater … [Read More...]

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Jennifer Katona, Ph.D. Open a New Window Weaving Arts Education in Today’s Classrooms

How do I make sure every kid gets that kind of emotional connection to their education? The Arts are how you do that. I am passionate about working with schools and spreading the word on how powerful and impactful learning through the arts can be. I have seen schools transform time and time again, and […]

Gianmarco Soresi, Stand-Up Comedian: Healing Through Humor

Gianmarco Soresi is a stand-up comedian and actor who just released his first comedy special “Shelf Life“ on Amazon Prime, documenting the experience of writing and performing new material in the middle of a global pandemic.   I enjoy kind of dark, twisted humor. I focus on making this joke great, a great set, and […]

Iman Aoun: Breaking Down Walls &Cultivating Hope Through Theatre

For over thirty-five years, Iman Aoun, a theatre-maker from Palestine has dedicated herself to advancing her mission of “breaking down walls” that exist as both physical and psychological phenomena by “cultivating hope [and creating] beauty and change” through her art.  Refusing to compromise her commitment to stripping both visible and invisible walls, Iman’s work has […]

Bunny Yan: Fashion Edutainer

  With fashion being the 2nd biggest polluter, we need to consumeand produce smarter. Guess what? The solutions exist, now we needto implement! Through this series, I want to show the potential that’s all around us, give a stage to the visionaries and give a great cause to stand behind for those who already have amplifiers.Fun […]

Maggie Stern: Sock Art Celebrates the “Sole” of America

My socks celebrate women who have changed the world for the better and never gave up fighting for what they believed in: justice, honor, the right to vote, equal rights. I started with a stitched design featuring Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who I wanted to honor because she is one of the great champions of equality […]

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There’s No Place Like Art!

First Online With Fran’s First Podcast There’s No Place Like Art… The Arts are imperative — a life journey, a life experience that is like no other.  The Arts brings people together all in one space.  The plays I’ve written have touched lives — they’ve changed lives and that’s what Art does. ~Dan McCormick, Playwright […]

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