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"Connecting Different Worlds" with Meida McNeal

Our first interview for February features Chicago-native Meida McNeal, Arts & Culture Manager for the Chicago Parks district, and Artistic Director for the Afro-diasporic, feminist collaborative Honey Pot Performance.  Join us, as Meida and The People's Culture editor, Vanity Gee, discuss parenthood, the intersections of her artistic and community practices, her journey through academia, and making time for it all. 

"Running Your Own Race" with Christopher McBride

I used to define success as traveling around the world, playing, making music, maybe being famous. ‘That's the horn player behind blah blah blah,’ or ‘that's the horn player that released__.’ I used to define success that way. Now, I'm doing everything that I wanted to do, which is great. Now it's about higher levels.