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Straight Out of Oak Park

Straight Out of Oak Park

By Jacob Plante
The life and times of being an artist in Detroit Michigan. Thoughts, rants, and interviews.
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Special Guest Amy Lauter & Maryanna Lauter
Mother and Daughter theatre artists in Detroit and New York, talk theatre and film.
June 14, 2022
Special Guest Tony Targan
Tony Targan, Actor, Writer, Director talks theatre and his involvement with the Farmington Players amongst other venues. Retired attorney and long distance runner turned artist. For more information visit 
May 17, 2022
Special Guest Sarah Sexton
Talented local Detroit area poet Sarah Sexton talks poetry and recites some of her work.
April 01, 2022
Special Guest Scott DeVogelaere
Scott is the founder of the Metro Detroit Writer's Workshop, he is a talented Writer, and an English Language Arts Teacher.
February 25, 2022
Special Guest David Plante
David Plante a scientist and artist from Midland Michigan performs a teleplay with his son Jacob Plante and then gives a brief interview about his life as a painter and artist.
February 13, 2022
Special Guest Karen Tintori
Well accomplished and talented Jewish author in Metro Detroit who writes in several genres. 
January 27, 2022
Special Guest Weam Namou
Chaldean novel, poetry, memoir author, screenplay writer, director, filmmaker, she is an immensely talented artist working in Metro Detroit. 
January 20, 2022
Special Guest Jacob Plante
Jacob Plante performs hip-hop and recites poetry. He is an actor and writer in Oak Park Michigan, a lovely suburb of Detroit.
January 14, 2022
Special Guest Matt Detzler
Business man by trade, writer by night. 
January 06, 2022
Special Guest Marty Mandelbaum
The life of a freelance musician in metro Detroit.
December 30, 2021
Originally from Midland Michigan, I made my way to Detroit right after High School. This episode is basically me introducing myself and giving a bit of my background as we move forward in later episodes to discuss the life and times of being an artist in Detroit Michigan. For more information please visit my website at 
August 09, 2021