063: Mike Lowery – Talks Like a Pirate

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Chatting
063: Mike Lowery – Talks Like a Pirate

Mike Lowery is known for his ability to talk like a pirate. So he was the perfect guest to have on during TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY. Mike also wrote and illustrated THE PURSUIT OF THE PESKY PIZZA PIRATE.

062: Rafael López – How Art Transformed a Neighborhood

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Chatting
062: Rafael López – How Art Transformed a Neighborhood

Rafael López is the illustrator and inspiration for the picture book MAYBE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL: HOW ART TRANSFORMED A NEIGHBORHOOD. There is so much to love about Rafael’s true story, and the picture book that captured the spirit of this neighborhood art project.

061: Alexis Braud – An Artist’s Parade

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Chatting
061: Alexis Braud – An Artist’s Parade

Alexis Braud is the author and illustrator of PARADE. This is a book that celebrates the Louisiana culture of parading but what drew me into it was the notion of starting. Just getting yourself out there and starting something without much fanfare. Putting yourself on display and parading … even if it is only a parade of one small creature … something special might come of it, if only we start.