Tagged: features

Isbell’s relatable songwriting

(Journal & Courier) Because of his interview schedule, I had just eight minutes to talk with singer-songwriter Jason Isbell. I made my time count and ended up with a story that unpacked his introspective and relatable songwriting.

Story through opera & dance

(Journal & Courier) Choreographer Mark Morris’ production of “Dido and Aeneas” unites dancers, vocalists and instrumentalists under his baton, which gave me several points of entry for this story.

A sisterhood with depth

(Journal & Courier) Previewing a fairly new play without revealing the end isn’t easy. But when I had the opportunity to interview an award-winning playwright, I found a way to talk about the work’s depth without spoiling the story.

Extraordinary art and garden

(Journal & Courier) Capturing details of the home and grounds of a popular annual art fair was key to telling this story, as was explaining why artists thrived in the event’s casual atmosphere.