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.

Policing the Community: An Officer's Perspective
Mon, 08/10/2015

In an effort to expand our understanding in our work with community and police and the realities of that relationship, this week Farid Johnson interviews Justin Criner. Justin is a police officer in Lubbock Texas and shares thoughts and experiences with Farid that relate to the life of a law enforcement officer.

Once Again, Art Transformed Me
Mon, 08/03/2015

Vieve talks about recently standing in front a Modigliani and how - for a moment - she could feel her horizon expand and her heart break open.

Project Montclair
Wed, 07/29/2015

Fariduddin Fred Johnson broadcasts from Montclair, NJ and gives an overview of the Community Police Enrichment Training program that is being initiated there. He talks about our national work with communities and police departments that offers a forum for dialogue, conflict resolution training and the creation of infrastructure towards building trust and respectful interaction between law enforcement and community residents.

Let Your Voice Be Heard
Tue, 07/21/2015

Vieve speaks with Audrey Ross about devising theatre, her dance with language and the trials and triumphs of being an young artist in America.

A Day In The Community
Wed, 07/15/2015

This podcast was recorded live in Trenton New Jersey at The Blue Mountain Chamber Music Festival Day Camp featuring a rehearsal session with the Chamber Orchestra and an interview with the Blue Mountain Founding Director, Sherri Anderson.

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.