Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Discusses Operas Challenges with ZEALnyc

The first in a three-part series, ZEALnyc speaks with Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb. Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, August 4, 2016 It will be no news that many traditional performing arts institutions are challenged – and let’s be specific – these are classical performing arts institutions. (Broadway attendance in the 2015 season, on the […]

Artist Profile: Janna Willoughby-Lohr

Artist Janna Willoughby-Lohr of Paper Craft Miracles presents her fascinating portfolio of handmade paper and books. She speaks about her inspiration and her art.     ABI:  How would you describe your handmade business? JWL:  I specialize in handmade paper and book arts of all kinds. My products range from wedding invitations and guest books, to […]

Toonzone Interviews Composer Tony Morales on Working on Elena of Avalor

Emmy nominated composer Tony Morales began his career as staff composer within the commercial music division of Hans Zimmer’s Media Ventures in 1998.  He has he has gone on to compose numerous scores for film and television including the 2015 Netflix series Bloodline (co-composed with Edward Rogers), In Your Eyes (written by Joss Whedon), the short […]

Eye on the Trail: Teachers Visit Iditarod Artist

Van Zyle Siberians – Who’s My Daddy, Tanin and Sorin Iditarod artist Jon Van Zyle and his wife Jona welcomed the teachers into their kennel, studio and home. Jon creates a print and poster to commemorate each Iditarod. His works are intricate and beautiful. Jon has raced in The Last Great Race and is a […]

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being (Irish)

I remember realizing there was something different about me when I was only about six, sitting in the back of my parents’ car as we drove home after visiting a family-friend one day. As we were driving out of the housing estate, we passed a green area filled with kids playing. One of them, a […]

Clare Brownlow, sporting artist

Inspired by an old-fashioned dipping pen, Clare Brownlow has put unwanted pheasant tail feathers to good use, as Janet Menzies discovered – but you might want to stand back while she’s working This kingfisher is part of Clare Brownlow’s British Wildlife series. Clare Brownlow is proof that inspiration can spring from anywhere. For her it […]

Salvatore Gerardi: Alluvial Forms

Salvatore Gerardi is an artist who lives and works in Sydney. He has been carefully observing the tide lines around the Northern Beaches that surround his place of residence and his studio. ‘Alluvial Forms’ his current exhibition presents works that represent ‘light transcending through nature’. “The subject of light is an intrinsic element in my […]

EDITORIAL: The best things in life are free and in Cherokee

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   Spring has sprung and folks are looking for great opportunities to spend great family time in Cherokee. We have some great natural attractions to enjoy from the Island Park downtown to Mingo Falls. The total cost to enjoy these attractions is your gas or some wear on […]