On this episode, we welcome New Orleans poets, Skye Jackson and Ben Aleshire. It was great having the chance to discuss each of their publications, Aleshire’s “Currency” (Honeybee Press, 2nd Ed, 2018), and Jackson’s “A Faster Grave” (Antenna Press, 2019), Winner of the 2018/2019 Paper Machine Chapbook Open Call. We also discuss traveling, reading tips, busking, “poet voice,” and get to hear them read a poem each.
On this episode, we welcome Ali Dipp, co-founder of the El Paso Youth Collaboration of the Arts. We discuss her play “Texas Triptytch” which was part of the Community Foundation's Jewel Box Series at The Philanthropy Theatre. Learn more about the production and the EP YCA.
On this episode, we invite two wonderful souls - Grisel Rodriguez and Eric Boseman - to discuss the El Paso International Music Foundation (EPIMF). The EPIMF is an organization established to empower musicians from El Paso and neighboring cities, Juarez and Las Cruces. Through education and advocacy, their goal is to promote the local music scene, assist artists to achieve their career goals, and facilitate attainment of affordable health care services. Learn more about the journey and how to help on this episode of the BWOMS Podcast!
Welcome! On this episode, we invite James Arrabito, writer, director, producer, and founder of the production company Centennial Films, into the studio. Arrabito shares his experiences of returning home from NY and working on his featured film, "I See A Darkness" and upcoming "The Virtuous." Throughout we touch on topics of filmmaking in the region, being selected as the winner of the Global Script Challenge for the Oaxaca FIlm Festival, funding from the city and from the people, stages of development, featuring Jim Ward on the soundtrack, and much much more!
On this episode, we welcome photographer-writer-traveler Gabrielle Lubliner from France. Gabrielle shares her experiences of traveling (especially to El Paso) for the first time, documenting through photography and poetry, the hospitality she has received, and even reads a few of her poems.