Studio 145 produces podcasts featuring interviews about current affairs through the artistic lens. Meant to start a deeper conversation, Studio 145 stokes creativity in how we think about some of the most pressing issues of our day, and how we might approach them differently and more effectively.

The Power of Staying Curious
Mon, 07/06/2015

Vieve talks with Uniform Justice Company member, Meredith Watson, about her participation in the play, her interest in Insight and her hope for our collective future.

Art of Living
Wed, 06/24/2015

This week on studio 145, Farid adds another chapter to the discussion about The Art of Living and playfully shares tips on healthy sleep, exercise, the advantages to singing and a brief tutorial on how to not snore! It’s fun.

Insight Music for the New TE'A Project
Tue, 06/16/2015

Kwan-fai Lam, a TE'A Company member and brilliant composer, has created a piece of music that captures Insight. Music, along with choreography, video art, and other artistic disciplines will conspire to make There's Something About America three dimensional and full of texture.

Why Wont You Sit Down?
Tue, 06/09/2015

In creating Insight theatre, we ask people about moments when they have been surprised - when their certitude has been destabilized and replaced by something else. In this TE'A podcast, Vieve retells a story she heard about a Police Officer in Kansas City who asked a curious question, which got a surprising answer.

Remembering Nature
Tue, 06/02/2015

This week’s podcast offer a reflection on how both nurturing and powerful the forces of nature are. Creating a tapestry of music and poetry we pause to “Remember and Honor Nature.” Podcast features the music of Eugene Friesen, Editus, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Dhafer Youseff.

The practical, personal and other-directed levels of conflict
Tue, 05/26/2015

When we find ourselves in conflict we are often triggered on several levels: the personal, practical and other-directed levels. Vieve talks about these triggers when someone is left waiting for her friend for two hours.

The Art of Rhythm
Tue, 05/19/2015

On this week’s program, Percussionist and composer Roni Parnass from Israel shares with us her love of the drum and her experience studying in Africa. She talks about her passion for music and the vision she is manifesting to enrich and awaken the traditionally male dominated journey of the drum to women in Israel and globally.

Art: An Organic Experience
Mon, 05/04/2015

Percussionist, Composer Victor See Yuen shares the history of his musical journey, the evolution of his musical group Heritage O. P. and the importance of music as a healing and community enriching modality.

Bending Towards Justice
Thu, 04/30/2015

In the face of the devastating tensions and deep fears plaguing communities across the country, a new piece of theatre is working to challenge people and their perspectives and incite curiosity. Chuk Obasi, TE'A project manager and playwright, talks about Uniform Justice.

"Bring Back Our Girls" Art and the Heart
Tue, 04/21/2015

Marcia Fingal, film maker, and humanitarian share her inspiration and thoughts regarding the impact of the one year commemoration of the kidnapping of 276 Nigerian school girls most of whom are still victims of their captors.

Surprised by Beauty
Tue, 04/14/2015

Thoughts on beauty: Vieve recounts an intellectually beautiful moment that occurred at a conference in LA.

A Good Night Story for Every Child
Tue, 04/07/2015

Yuval Joffe,  author and founder of "Goodnight Story" shares his vision and efforts towards creating the opportunity for every child around the globe to hear a Goodnight Story before going to sleep at night.