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Artist Gripes

Artist Gripes

By Amanda Levie
Artist Gripes is a podcast that interviews and discusses the artist experiences in order to dispel the problematic presumptions about artists.
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“It’s Not Enough”

Artist Gripes

You're Not Alone
The Black Lives Matter Protests Continue, more cities are showing their solidarity.  We are still in a pandemic and everyone's got a F*&%$ing opinion.  This podcast is about sorting your feelings, so we can all make them more manageable.  
June 16, 2020
Hiyasmine Gaskins went to study abroad in Italy and she wouldn't change it for the world.  That doesn't always mean things are perfect.  
February 07, 2020
I Don't Have The Answers
Remember this is a process.  We're all in it together.  So sometimes, I just have questions and qualms.  Everyone's been here before and this is THAT episode.    Featuring Justin Green from the Painted Fool Podcast 
January 24, 2020
Eat The Rich
Brandyn Heppard of Universal Rebel is talking about a lot of the hard stuff providing guidance, wisdom and a bunch of questions about our moral/ artistic compass, exploring how things can get messy when we reject capitalism and also navigating the way through whether government and arts can ever find a balance. And what about you as an artist? What about your balance?
January 02, 2020
Someone in your Corner
EMPRYSS came over and talked about lots of things from sexuality, liberation, compatibility to even discussing some major life changes she’s made. This episode not only discusses but represents so much about what kind of space we need to find and be ourselves.
October 22, 2019
No. N. O. No.
Pedro Hernandez opens up about how crucial and important making the right decisions are for your health your success and your career....even if that means finally setting limitations.  It's not as easy as you'd think. 
September 18, 2019
Tales of The Booked and Blessed
Packrat gives us the skinny on things that may not be so obvious to other artists, new dancers, and society at large.  From the length of auditions, to unpaid gigs and being prepared, she gives us all the nitty gritties about the work that goes into surviving and thriving in the dance Los Angeles. 
August 30, 2019
The Emperor Has No POC
Liliane Wolfe talks about the trials and tribulations of musical theatre and it’s steady but slow pace on diversity both in front and behind the casting table.
August 25, 2019
One Show, One Hundred Lessons Part 2
Part 2 of One Show One Hundred Lessons provides more insight and advice than it does gripe. It gives artists especially producers advice on how to avoid the perils of producing... a shit show. Special thanks to cohost Justin Green from The Painted Fool Podcast!
July 30, 2019
One Show, One Hundred Lessons
No Intro Needed! Justin Green and I went to LA for our first west coast No Peeking Show and our cup runneth over with advice, lessons, red flags, knowledge, tips, hacks and more. We had so much to say, it’s TWO EPISODES! Here’s part ONE.
July 25, 2019
Surprise! You’re Valid (...and stop looking over THERE)
Ever wonder when you’re going to FEEL like a success? Kat Reese dismisses that myth of what the peak of your success may look like feel like or actually be.
July 03, 2019
The Dangerous Myths of Creativity’s Relationship with Mental Illness
Eileen Ramos continues to break the silence about mental health & tears down the myth of mental illness being the direct source of successful creativity for artists.
June 21, 2019
“Just tell me what to do”
Chazz Jogie gives us some tips on external process and how to get those creative juices flowing.
June 14, 2019
Truth be told
Brian Piña lets us in on how he turned ugly truths into a tool for something for better. Or at least something he can be proud of: A true reflection of himself.
June 07, 2019
Success and what’s missing?
Listen to Chris Ortiz’s take on community and relationships and it’s importance in what many people would consider success.
May 31, 2019
“It’s Not Enough”
Tara Moses calls a spade a spade about representation, miseducation, and not settling for what PWI’s have to offer us in the world of theatre and the arts.
May 24, 2019
Suffering, Self Care, and Selfishness
Mia Duran tackles the harmful presumption that artists need dysfunction to create. In turn she’s got some really great news for artists going through it at the moment 💕
May 17, 2019
What the @&$% are you doing?
Max Feinstein tells us how to get things done when we are stagnating from lack of work or in paralysis when we have lots of work but aren’t accomplishing our goals.
May 01, 2019
The Art Of The Side Hustle
Join me in a truly funny back and forth with Courtney Wheeler, who hosts a comedy showcase in Jersey City.  
April 18, 2019
Artist Gripes: Discomfort
Artist Gripes is a podcast that interviews artists of different disciplines every week to dispel the problematic presumptions society has about artists.
April 09, 2019