Tag Archives: Arts

When did you first discover the arts?

Over a month ago, I was sitting in a board of directors retreat (Creative Many Michigan) when the question was asked of each of us – when did you discover the arts? Such a simplistic question you would think, but … Continue reading

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Liana Aghajanian, Welcome to Detroit!

I met a truly inspiring young lady last tonight, Liana Aghajanian. She is new to Detroit coming from Los Angeles as she is a recipient of a residency for two years, part of Write-A-House. She was one of 232 applicants from around … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Support the Arts

Recently, I discovered through one of my fellow Creative Many Board members – Americans for the Arts, an organization  that helps promote “cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America”. What I was intrigued about was their top reasons for … Continue reading

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Jazz meets Armenian

I had a great opportunity to play a concert with some fine musicians right before Christmas. A number of months ago, jazz guitarist/composer Colton Weatherston approached me about combining Armenian and Middle Eastern music with jazz rhythms. This is not … Continue reading

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