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, journalist Matt Molloy, hip hop violinist Svet Radoslavof and filmmaker Sandy Arena, author Javannah Jasmee Davis and actor and comedian Eddie English.
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Getting To Know Eddie English; An Actor and Comedian Who Plays By His Own Rules
Getting To Know Javannah Jasmeen Davis; A Talented Author With A Unique Mindset
Getting To Know Sandy Arena; An Artist Healing Through Passion
Getting To Know Svet Radoslavof, Brighton High School ’05; A Groundbreaking Hip Hop Violinist and Influential Figure In Music
Matt Molloy; an Authentic Journalist in action.
Ronald Rowley-Brack, “The Being” from SOTA and MCC, growing through music
Getting To Know Cory Wolin from SOTA; An Exquisite Culinary Artist On The Rise
Rhonda Parker, writer and filmmaker breaking new ground in western New York
Getting To Know Mark Maira; An Established Radio Personality
Introducing Tom Sipples from SOTA; A Creative Visionary On The Move
Getting To Know Ken Rhodes; A Dedicated And Talented Artist Within The Community
Getting To Know DJ 2WAY Of Level 7 Experience; A Band On Top Of Their Game
Getting To Know Rick Staropoli; A Staple In The Local Acting Scene
Christopher Williams of A Gamers Nostalgia
Getting To Know Angel White Of The Freckled Muse
Getting To Know Didrik Soderstrom Of The Hnossa Project
Getting To Know Maureen McGuire; A Significant Fixture In Journalism
Getting To Know Juanita Washington; BreakThru Magazine’s Editor In Chief
Krit Upra; A Magnificent Photographer In His Peak
Chi TheRealist; A Local Poet and Gifted Musician
Introducing James Abrams; A Masterful Visionary In Bloom
Introducing DeCarlis “Prestige” Madison; A Filmmaker To Keep An Eye Out For
Introducing Dan Montgomery; An Extraordinarily Gifted Musician In His Prime
Introducing Mike Gerbino; A Brilliant Lyricist And Gifted Visionary
Getting To Know Jordan Aponte from SOTA; A Photographer With An Eye For Style
Getting To Know Luke LaPorta A Photograpaher In His Prime
Introducing Taurus Savant: A Superbly Talented Artist Within Our Community
Introducing Sajad Hoffman-Hussain; An Insightful Journalist and Dedicated Producer
Introducing Trevor Bachman; An Extraordinarily Gifted Composer And Vocalist
Introducing Champagne; A Local Artist Making Strides
Introducing NY NIK; A Talented Musician And Insightful Radio Personality
Introducing Geva Alumni Danny Kincaid Kunz; A Talented And Dedicated Performer Within Our City
Introducing Brazy Vazquez from SOTA: A Local Enterprising Musician
Introducing Quintin Hurst; An Up and Coming Actor Within Our City
Getting To Know Danny Wegman; Chairman Of The Wegmans Company
Introducing Nate Taylor a.k.a Tha Gift; A Local Artist On The Rise
Introducing Tom Turner; A Valiant Veteran Making A Mark In Media
Introducing Oowee! Bananaz; A Femcee In Her Prime
Introducing Darren Barrington; A Local Actor Making His Way
Rayla Meshawn from SOTA; Story-Telling Through Movement
Getting To Know Angel Hagan; A Recognizable Figure In Our Music Scene
Introducing Kaisean Roseboro; A SOTA Alumni Making Moves In Music
Getting To Know Manny Greene of Raab Entertainment
Introducing Sage Cruz Field; An Innovative Artist and Stylist
Getting To Know Nora Brown; A Film Commissioner Making A Difference In Our Film Community
Scott Hetsko; A Prominent Meterologist Within The Community
Getting To Know DJ Aly Khan; A Passionate and Recognizable Figure In Our City
Christopher “Goodknews” Cardwell; A Celebrity Photographer on Top of his Game
SOTA’s Aleigha Spinks; An Artist Solidifying Her Legacy In The World Of Entertainment
SOTA and MCC’s Saadiq Muhammad; A Rising Artist/Athlete with a Supreme State of Mind
Introducing SOTA and MCC’s Biz LaChance ; A Published Author Making His Way In The World Of Literature
Getting To Know Ginny Ryan; A Prominent News Anchor In Our City
SOTA’s Adele Fico; A Prominent and Recognizable Figure in the Acting Scene
Getting to know Uncle Trent; Our Local King Of Comedy
From Brighton to LA: Andria Langston, a bright actress sharing her light with the world
Norma Holland; A Prominent Journalist Beaming With Positivity
Alexis Arnold; An Extraordinary Journalist Solidifying Her Legacy Within The Community
Getting To Know Mayor Lovely Warren; A Trailblazing Leader Within Our City
From SOTA to the Eastman School to NYC. Adrian DiMatteo; A Gifted Musician Healing Through The Power Of Sound
Introducing The Temptators; A Soulful Energetic Band Making Their Way In The World Of Indie Music
A Talented Comic Making Positive Contributions Within The Community
Getting to know Evalyn Gleason; An Accomplished Philanthropist Working From The Heart
Taye Diggs; A Hometown Legend Keeping Us On Our Toes
Luke Fellows; A Theatre Educator Making A Lasting Impression Within The SOTA Community
Lorie Dewey; A Talented Artist, Loving Educator, Devoted Family Woman and Matriarch within the SOTA Community
Ed Myers; A dedicated Family man, Educator and Artist in the SOTA community.
Introducing Michelle Accorso Sapere; A Dedicated Theatre Educator In The SOTA Community
Nue Chanthavongsay; A Gifted Photographer With An Eye For Capturing Humor.
Vinnie Paulino; A Gifted Stand Up Comic Establishing Himself Within The World Of Entertainment
Nikki Rudd; A Headstrong Journalist and Positive Influence within the Community
Introducing Jessica Lewis; A Dedicated And Hardworking Public Relations Leader Within Our Community
Jennifer Johnson; A Strong, Compassionate and Prominent Figure In The World Of Journalism
Introducing Willis Ajamu Brooks; An Actor Paving His Way Within The Community
Willie “El Mongoose” Monroe Jr.; A Gifted Athlete and Talented Artist Thinking Outside of the Box
Marguerite Frarey; A Gifted Familiar Face in the Acting Scene
Tom Malloy; A Prominent Figure in the Indie Film Scene
Hélène Biandudi Hofer; A Warm Spirited Anchor with a Heart of Gold.
Getting to Know Banke Awopetu-McCullough; A Strong Spirited and Rising Author.
OVTLIER; A Magnetic Powerhouse Band On The Rise.
Introducing KOPPS; A Vivacious Band Quickly Climbing the Ranks.
Chris Konya; A Familiar Voice within our Community.
Adam Antalek; Trailblazing and Solidifying his place within the Community.
Joél James; A Familiar Face in the Comedy Scene.
Stephen Cena; A Gifted Actor Living in his Own Light.
Ajani Jeffries; A Beacon of Light within the Community.
Introducing Yolanda Smilez; Our Queen of Comedy.
Adam Petzold, A Familiar Face in the Local Theatre Scene.
Rashid Jarrell; A Talented and Active Artist within the Community.
Introducing Johnny Mattice; A Photographer calling his own shots.
Michele Ashlee; A Passionate Photographer full of Grace and Vision.
Introducing Grande Wop
Kayoz has his eye on the Fortune.
Tim O’Connor; A Humble and Gifted artist creating from the Heart.
Introducing actor Christian B. Leadley; From Aquinas Institute to making it in the Big Apple
Getting to know Michael McFadden; A Passionate and Hard Working Figure in the World of Film
Humble Braggers; A fresh band making their way in the Indie Scene.
I.Am.Tru.Starr; A Soulful Voice, Marching to the Beat of his own Drum.
Scott “Fitz” Fitzgerald; A Familiar, Friendly Personality in our Community.
Introducing MF SKUM; The eclectic lyricist full of Spirit.
Introducing PG, a fresh and talented Femcee on the Rise
Alyssa Trahan; A Country singer/songwriter making her way in the music industry.
Matthew McArdle; A Photographer inspiring and creating through Body Positivity
Tom Tubiolo; Coloring imagination with horror.
Josh C. Pies; Innovative Cinematographer and Dedicated Family Man from Che
Britton Bradford the Passionate Athlete from Che Holloway
Emerging artists coming of age in Rochester at the Corn Hill Arts Festival
Brighton girl taking feminist humor big time