An aspiring and successful actor, Che is deeply immersed in the Rochester cultural scene. So much so, we’ve named him Che of The Town!
Exclusively for Talker, Che has solicited and is conducting interviews from about 100 Rochestarians working in a diversity of creative fields.
So far, Che of The Town interviewed professional basketball player, visual artist and occasional actor and model Britton Bradford, cinematographer and Executive Producer, Creative Director and Head Writer at C47 Film Associates Josh Pies, artist Tom Tubiolo, photographer Matthew McArdle, musician Alyssa Trahan, hip hop artist, Yanna Forrest, lyricist James Kegler, radio personality Scott “Fitz” Fitzgerald, lyricist Tramayne Watson, the band Humble Braggers , production sound mixer Michael McFadden , actor Christian B. Leadley, filmmaker Tim O’Connor , rapper Kayoz Fortun, musician Cammi Conte, social activist photographer Michele Ashlee, photographer Johnny Mattice, artist and filmmaker Rashid Jarell, actor Adam Petzold, comedian Yolanda Smilez , musician/entrepreneur Ajani Jeffries, actor Stephen Cena, actor/combat instructor Justin Krall, creators of The Rochestariat, Stefanie and Jason Schwingle, comedian Joél James, photographer Adam Antalek, radio personality Chris Konya, the band KOPPS, Joey Arena of the band OVTLIER, author Banke Awopetu-McCullough, journalist Hélène Biandudi Hofer, actor Tom Malloy, actor Marguerite Frarey, boxer Willie Monroe Jr actor Willis Ajamu Brooks, journalist Jennifer Johnson, public relations specialist Jessica Lewis journalist Nikki Rudd, comedian Vinnie Paulino, photographer Nue Chanthavongsay, School of the Arts’ faculty members Lorrie Dewey, Michelle Accorso Sapere, Ed Myers and Luke Fellows , entertainer Taye Diggs, Golisano Foundation Grants Coordinator Evalyn Gleason, comedian Santos Cruz , The Temptators, musician Adrian DiMatteo, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, journalist Alexis Arnold, journalist Norma Holland, actress Andria Langston, comedian Trent McFadden, SOTA’s Arts Center director Adele Fico, journalist Ginny Ryan, author Biz LaChance, boxer Saadiq Muhammad , actress/producer Aleigha Spinks, photographer Christopher Cardwell, disc jockey and activist DJ Alykhan, meteorologist Scott Hetsko, film commissioner Nora Brown, artist Sage Cruz Field, fashion designer Meghan McNamara Mundy, entertainer Manny Greene and music producer Kaisean Roseboro, musician Angel Hagan, dancer Rayla Meshawn, actor Darren Barrington, femcee Oowee! Bananaz, veteran Tom Turner, artist Nate Taylor, Danny Wegman, actor/comedian Quinton Hurst, musician Brazy Vazquez, actor Danny Kincaid Kunz, musician NY NIK, writer/actress Champagne, composer vocalist Trevor Bachman, journalist and producer Sajad Hoffman-Hussain, artist Taurus Savant, photographer Luke LaPorta , photographer Jordan Aponte and writer Mike Gerbino , musician Dan Montgomery , filmmaker DeCarlis Prestige Madison, filmmaker James Abrams , poet Chi TheRealist , photographer Krit Upra , fashion designer Kady Hayle , Editor in Chief Juanita Washington, journalist Maureen McGuire, storyteller Didrik Soderstrom , writer Angel White, gamer Christopher Williams, actor Rick Staropoli , DJ 2WAY, filmmaker Ken Rhodes, filmmaker Tom Sipples, radio personality Mark Maira , filmmaker and writer Rhonda Parker, culinary artist Cory Wolin musician Ronald Rawley–Brack and journalist Matt Molloy.
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