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Interview Series: Thao Nguyen

Thao Nguyen of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down has put in her fair share of time and energy working from the ground up. Her career is a shining example of focus, hard work, and a bit of good fortune. She maintains a similarly delicate balance in her music. Her songs can have a […]

Spoken Series: Shayla Lawson

Shayla Lawson’s poem,¬†Strawberry Swing, is the feature for the Spoken Series this month. Shayla’s website describes her as, “Author, designer, and generally creative person.” After reading and listening to her poetry, it is clear that she very likely inhabits much more than just those enormous, expansive worlds. From Strawberry Swing: we play / we only […]

Ingredients Series: Podnah’s Pit

The 2016 vintage of Pickathon involved many “firsts” even though it was our 18th year in existence. The Ingredients Series was one of those firsts- a creative profile of some of the chefs and restaurants that nourish our bodies with delicious eats. In this month’s episode of the Ingredients Series, we meet Rodney Muirhead with […]

Laugh Series: Bri Pruett

Pickathon 2016 marked the first year we brought stand-up comedy and storytelling programs into the Lucky Barn for some late night reverie. We went to some of the brightest minds in their respective industries to ask for their curatorial magic. Our master curator for the Laugh Series was Amy Miller (naturally), who had left her […]

Galaxy Barn Series: VHOL

Even if you aren’t a fan of the smell of hot metal, the visuals in this video help chill it down a bit. The whole thing is crafted to knock your socks off and who doesn’t need that this time of year? Especially if those socks are woolly and you’re knocking them off to walk […]

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