For nearly four decades, Charles Henry Rowell has been a talent scout of sorts, looking for young and often ignored African-American artists. His mission is to identify, nurture, promote and publish new black writers.
Jeffrey Brown talks with longtime literary editor Charles Henry Rowell about his passion for promoting undiscovered and underappreciated African-American poets and artists. His latest effort is a new anthology called "Angles of Ascent." Continue reading
When Jon Robin Baitz’s family drama “Other Desert Cities” closed on Broadway last June, it concluded a strong run and had been showered with high praise for showcasing its creator’s talents. But for all of that, Baitz and his work may be getting more attention from a wider national audience now.
Sarah Brightman’s voice has been often described as heavenly, which more than ever seem especially appropriate, as the soprano has recently turned her sights to the skies. Her latest album, “Dreamchaser,” is inspired by her life-long fascination with space, and in two years, Brightman’s childhood dreams are set to become reality when she boards a rocket as a crew member and travels to the International Space Station.