STELLAR PERFORMANCES at ARTIST WITHOUT WALLS’ SHOWCASE at THE CELL, APRIL 22, 2014

“I’m always amazed at the talent AWoW gathers, and I’m  honored to share the same stage with such talented artists.” Jim Rodgers   The Showcase opened with Michelle Macau and Ron Ryan bringing to life a slice of Joe Davidson’s new play, The Rekindling.  In the scene, Michelle ‘s Jean Thompson manipulated, seduced and cajoled…

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT "ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS"

 Why become an Artists Without Walls’ member? Here’s what some of our friends are saying:   “The atmosphere is electric; it encourages creativity, imagination, and very importantly, friendship and discussion between like minds amongst the audience and the performers. Everybody is welcome at Artist’s Without Walls.” Eimear O’Connor, Ireland, author, Sean Keating: Art, Politics and…

PHOTOS from "AWoW ROCKS THE LIVING ROOM" 5/24/13

A great time was had by all at AWoW’s Friday night event at the Living Room. Thanks to Vera Hoar who stepped up at the last minute to take all these great photos.  There’ll be more photos tomorrow, as well as a wrap-up of the evening’s events.  Names appear above the photos.   Karyn Oliver…

TONIGHT, BECOME PART OF AWoW's SHOWCASE AT THE CELL THEATER

Join us tonight at The Cell Theatre, 338 W. 23rd St. in NYC for an Artists Without Walls’ Showcase, a great evening of music, theater and readings. A number of the presenters who appeared at AWoW’s Showcase at Lehman College last week, including, singer/songwriter Honor Finnegan, violinist/fiddler Annette Homann, and the trio of Koro, Owen and…

JIM RODGERS' ANCESTORS: FAMINE IMMIGRANTS WHO BUILT NYC

In stories I’ve written and in videos I’ve produced I’ve commented on my famine-Irish immigrant ancestors.  They were the sandhogs who dug New York City’s tunnels, the bartenders who worked the saloons that lined the Bowery and the street sweepers who cleaned the city. What were they like, the earlier generations that wandered the streets, slept…