Brian Moss speaks to Culturekiosque about three of his photographic series: Bodybuilding, USA; Women During Sex, which depicts the moments before, during or after women's orgasms; and the conceptual series, Killer Clown.
This is a story like soaps you've seen on afternoon television about a young mother struggling against poverty, sickness and drug addiction to become a country music star; but better. Mike Zwerin interviews the late-blooming sister of country artist Steve Earle, now a star in her own right.
if you praise a Turkish jazz musician to the cats in New York, be prepared for puzzled if not hostile looks. Although, in one case anyway, that may be about to change. Burhan Öçal just finished a rare two-month U.S. tour with the Kronos Quartet in San Francisco and the Istanbul Oriental Ensemble in Irvine. Mike Zwerin interviews this master of fusing Turkish musical forms with American jazz.
Diop believes that in order for Africans to develop a truly modern society it might have to be modeled on the Japanese experience. Mike Zwerin's interview explores Diop's hopes for an African renaissance.
Interview with Philippe Decouflé, the most imaginative and talented artistic director/choreographer in France. This summer, Decouflé will be bringing his show "Sazam!" to London's Barbican Centre -- more a conjuring trick than a ballet, musical or play.