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My profile of Oceans of Slumber lead singer Cammie Gilbert.
My profile of soprano Nicole Heaston. “Beyoncé can’t do what we do, and we can’t do what Beyoncé does. But when people see what we can do, and we do it right, they become excited about it.”
My profile of artist HJ ("Harvey") Bott.
Writer and political activist Jean Genet once said, “It is the duty of the revolution to encourage its adversaries: works of art.” This symbiotic yet contentious relationship between art and political revolution is the subject of "Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art," an expansive, immersive exhibit of Cuban art from 1950 to the present day, on view March 5-May 21 at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
Colors of the Song | Singer Misha Penton utilizes new instruments in a moving, mixed-media art show at The Jung Center.
What compels so many musicians to paint? For soprano Misha Penton, painting is a meditative and cathartic process, and provides solace from the demands of her career as a contemporary classical singer and impresario of her performing arts company Divergence Vocal Theater.