Arts Roll Call

ARTS ROLL-CALL: Heather Majano: Building an Art Festival

Welcome to episode 23 of Arts Roll Call, a podcast for the arts curious. Join host Robin Miner Swartz and East Lansing Art Festival Coordinator, Heather Majano, as they talk about the many steps toward building an Art Festival. The East Lansing Art Festival is celebrating 61 years, and Heather has much to share about its history, changes over the years and what surprises are in store for 2024!

ARTS ROLL-CALL: Capital City Film Festival: Something for Everyone

Welcome to Episode 22 of Arts Roll Call–a podcast for the arts curious. In this episode, host Robin Miner-Swartz talks with Emma Hee Sun Selby and William r Corbet from the Capital City Film Festival. They talk about all the things that happen behind the scenes. We get a few hints about this year’s venues and the Red Carpet Party, learn all about the Fortnight Film Contest, favorite films and more. A must see for film festival lovers!

ARTS ROLL-CALL: Rocks, Birds, Celebs, the Curious Journey of artist Sarah Hillman

Welcome to Episode 21 of Arts Roll Call–a podcast for the arts curious. In this episode, host Robin Miner-Swartz talks with artist and writer, Sarah Hillman about her array of mediums and interests as an artist–from rock art to birds and celebrity portraits. They explore how her childhood guided her curiosity and what it means to be part of the arts community in Greater Lansing.

About Arts Roll Call
Arts Roll Call pulls back the curtain to explore the lived experience of artists and arts organizations in the Greater Lansing region. Presented by Arts Council Greater Lansing and hosted by local celebrity Robin Miner-Swartz, this podcast was created to give the Council’s members an opportunity to share their thoughts and talk about the role of the arts and why they are important to the region and the community. Whether you are from the Greater Lansing area or not, if you are a lover of arts and culture, you will enjoy getting a peek into the creative minds of these leaders and makers in the arts. For more information on the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, visit lansingarts.org. This production is sponsored by UnoDeuce Multimedia and Miner-Swartz Editing & Consulting.

ARTS ROLL-CALL: Brian Snyder–Art Moves

Welcome to Episode 19 of Arts Roll Call–a podcast for the arts curious. In this episode, host Robin Miner-Swartz talks with artist Brian Snyder about his love of basketball, kinetics, smooth jazz and art. They talk about how his passion for all of these things intersect in his life and how movement and exploration are at the heart of all he loves.

ARTS ROLL-CALL: REACH Studio Art Center–Passing the Torch

Welcome to Episode 18 of Arts Roll Call–a podcast for the arts curious. In this episode, host Robin Miner-Swartz talks with REACH Studio Art Center’s founder and executive director, Alice Brinkman, along with incoming executive director, Melissa Keeley. Together they paint a picture of REACH’s past and share a vision for what’s ahead as Alice prepares to pass the leadership torch after more than 20 years at the organization.

ARTS ROLL-CALL: Mikeyy Austin – Arts, Culture and Collaboration Episode 17

Welcome to Episode 17 of Arts Roll Call–a podcast for the arts curious. In this episode, host Robin Miner-Swartz talks with musician Mikeyy Austin about his music, his love for Lansing and his belief that arts and culture drive everything and help create strong and supportive spaces that are for everyone.