May: 2014, Nina Paley shows her brilliant animation and quilting work, and explains her fearless, forward thinking stance on copyright issues. Paley is the creator of the animated musical feature film Sita Sings the Blues, which combines the Indian epic Ramayana with 1920's pop recordings of Annette Hanshaw.
Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe, Piano Duo (EG7)
April, 2013: Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe share a scene from their new video, and perform Part 1 of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring. A favorite at EG, the dynamic duo of the piano was born at Juilliard in 2000: and no pair has ever played the instrument with such originality & flair.
Jill Sobule, Singer-Song writer, Guitarist (EG7)
April, 2013: Jill Sobule, with the help of the audience, performs her daring song, When They Say We Want Our America Back. Sobule is a Denver-born singer, songwriter, guitarist and gypsy.
Eliot Fisk, Guitarist (EG8)
May, 2014: Following his daughter Raquel's performance, Eliot Fisk plays several pieces and is later joined by Charles Yang. Andrés Segovia wrote: “I consider Eliot Fisk as one of the most brilliant, intelligent and gifted young musical artists of our times.”
Raquel Fisk, Pianist (EG8)
May, 2014: Raquel Fisk shares a challenging childhood experience, and plays Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words. Fisk was recently selected from several hundred applicants for a solo performance at Carnegie Hall's Weill Hall in New York.
David Hume Kennerly, Photographer (EG8)
May, 2014: David Hume Kennerly shares photos and stories from his long and illustrious career behind the camera. James Earl Jones said, “David Hume Kennerly is like Forrest Gump, except he was really there.”
Sakchin Bessette, Co-founder, Creative Director, Moment Factory (EG8)
May, 2014: Sakchin Bessette shares early inspiration, and the development of several projects done around the world. Trained in photography, Bessette co-founded Moment Factory in 2001.