Listen Up!

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Project, Travel


Last November, I was interviewed by the lovely Aki Higuchi in Tokyo for Japanese television. In the interview, besides discussing my career, she asked what advice I had for young people. I advised to “fight hard for what brings you pleasure and hopefully gives other people pleasure and help.” (And I’m living proof that I practice what I preach!)

A Poet in New York

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Project


So honored to have my poem “Linda West” chosen for the Audience Choice poem at The Poet in New York 38 at the Bowery Poetry Club. Be sure and check out this amazing forum for poetry and performance!

Sweatshop Boogie…

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Project

Currently shooting videos of three songs with the Ideal Orkestra for Sweatshop Boogie, an in-progress project exploring themes connected to the power of fashion throughout the ages.  The songs, Sweatshop Boogie Theme, What’s Going to Be in Your Go Bag? and King of Kicks all feature the brilliant costumes of Ute Bekaia. (That’s me in over-the-top silver splendor). Stay tuned for more information on Sweatshop Boogie, coming soon to a stage near you!