Host Elizabeth Howard talks to Jeannine Otis about her musical career and theater piece “Living in Hope,” developed from a writing workshop based on Otis’s book “The Gathering: City Prayers, City Hopes.”
Short Fuse Podcast #49: “Race for Tomorrow” — On the Front Lines of the Climate Crisis
Host Elizabeth Howard and journalist Simon Mundy talk about his book “Race for Tomorrow,” which examines the implications of climate change, from the micro to the macro.
Short Fuse Podcast #48: Lessons Superpredators Teach Us
Host Elizabeth Howard and artist Halim A. Flowers engage in a provocative conversation around issues raised by art, the criminal justice system, and how it felt to be incarcerated as a minor.
Short Fuse Podcast #47: “Our Town” — The Greatest American Play?
In this episode, Bryan Halperin and Howard Sherman talk about the enduring power of Our Town with host Elizabeth Howard.
Short Fuse Podcast #46: Zakes Mda’s “Washboards and Mirrors” at the South African Cultural Center
A conversation with South African writer and artist Zakes Mda about his recent projects, which include a London production of his play And the Girls in Their Sunday Dresses, two books, and a solo exhibition of his collages.
Short Fuse Podcast #45: Lynne Sachs’s “Film About a Father Who”
A conversation with acclaimed filmmaker, poet, and educator Lynne Sachs about her work, particularly 2020’s Film About a Father Who.
Short Fuse Podcast #44: Bloodlines, Punk, and Other Delights
Elizabeth Howard talks to Stephen Petronio, choreographer, dancer, and the artistic director of the Stephen Petronio Company, about what plans forward-thinking artists have for the future.
Short Fuse Podcast #43: What is Poetry For?
Host Elizabeth Howard talks with poet and performer Kyle Ducayan, executive director of the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery, about the purpose of poetry.
Short Fuse Podcast #42: PROMISE WITNESS REMEMBRANCE
Host Elizabeth Howard talks with Stephen Reily, Director of the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky about the exhibition, “Promise, Witness, Remembrance.”
Short Fuse Podcast #41: Finding Home Through Song: A Conversation with Naledi Masilo
Naledi Masilo is a South African musician who explores the beauty and power of music and song to expand our sense of place.