Episode 75 – Deb Kavis

This episode features veteran Los Angeles Nuart Theater Sins O’ The Flesh Rocky Horror shadow cast member and burlesque performer, Deb Kavis and her partner, artist Jesse Ledina. Deb, Jesse, and Michael talked about creativity, Sins O’ The Flesh, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, being an inspiration, social awakening, The Ogden Theatre, Lair of the White Worm, The White Buffalo, Slim Pickens, kink, burlesque, Alan Tudyk, broadening fandom, normalization, Oingo Boingo, Nitzer Ebb, art that holds up, Bowie, how Deb and Jesse met, karaoke and Twin Peaks.

LINKS
Deb Kavis on Instagram
Jesse Ledina on Instagram
Flesh N’ Boingo on Facebook
AndrogynArt on Facebook

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Episode 74 – NiK Kacy

This episode features gender-neutral fashion and shoe designer, NiK Kacy. NiK and Michael chatted about fashion, shoes, gender-neutrality, mens vs. womens fashion, fine art, photography, art shows, growing up as an immigrant, growing up different, childhood, pronouns, culture, education, politics, history, media suppression, greed, tattoos, the business of art, marketing, LGBTQ scenes, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, LGBTQ allies, transition, family gender roles, male privilege, modern kids vs. our teenage years, trans discrimination, safe spaces, gender-neutral bathrooms, subverting the binary, Eva Green, OutFest, Jewel’s Catch One, Madonna, Netflix, and podcasts.

NOTE: This episode was recorded in July, 2016.

LINKS
Nikkacy.com
Nik Kacy Footwear on Facebook
Nik Kacy Footwear on Instagram
Nik Kacy Footwear on Twitter

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New Podcast: Next Level with Chris Tallman

Hello world! Former Something2XP guest Chris Tallman has a new podcast on Howl.fm called Next Level with Chris Tallman. His first guests are Paul F. Tompkins and Bryan Fuller and they are terrific, you’ll love them. They talk about the stuff they love and how it made them who they are.

You can listen to the first episode here http://bit.ly/2aM4EOS and use the promo code NEXT to get one month free on Howl.fm

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Episode 73 – Bryan Belleza and Kelly Thayer

This episode is the return of Los Angeles AcroYoga performer Bryan Belleza along with his creative partner, Kelly Thayer. Bryan, Kelly, and Michael discuss AcroYoga, film projects, the creative process, creating on a budget, work vs. play, collaboration, passion projects, common vision, positivity, sexism in Acro, personal power, Kitty Brown, actualization, Filipino cuisine, food issues, portion control, nutrition, body aesthetics, food science, Alton Brown, exercise, water, sleep, hypoglycemia, and Feminism.

LINKS
AcroAnt on Instagram
Kelly Thayer on Facebook
Brian Belleza on Facebook
Ivithebatmanivi on Instagram
Play LA AcroYoga channel on YouTube
The Showdown
The Rising
The Goddess Cellebration 

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Episode 72 – The Armoires Return

This episode sees the return of LA band, The Armoires, just back from their UK tour. Rex Broom, Christina Bulbenko, Derek Hanna, Clifford Ulrich, and Michael talked about touring, England, London, Robyn Hitchcock, The Armoires lineup, The California Institute of Abnormalarts, Big Stir, day jobs, fretless bass, side projects, concerts, celebrity deaths, Prince, David Bowie, 1970s showbiz, music from childhood, Neil Young, 560 KLZ-AM, variety shows, answer songs, UK stories, hearing your song on the radio, kismet, Incidental Lightshow, favorite albums, touring bands, and building music community.

LINKS
The Armoires
Cait Brennan
California Institute of Abnormalarts
VisualabDesign
International Pop Overthrow
Kenny’s Plumbing

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Short Film Screenings

Past guest and friend of the podcast, Tara Price, has several upcoming screenings of her short films Earworm (2016) and The Routine (2015).

Earworm will be screened at The Mindf#ck Festival in North Hollywood, CA on Thursday, June 16 at 8pm. Click here for the complete schedule

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Next, Earworm will be screened at FilmQuest in Utah on Saturday, June 18th at 2:30pm in Film Block 5. Click here for the complete schedule
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Finally, The Routine will be screened at the Hollywood Fringe Festival event WMMFEST at Three Clubs on Sunday, June 26th at 5:15pm. Click here for complete schedule

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Get out there and support short films!

LINKS
Tara Price on Twitter
Tara Price on Facebook
Tara Price on Vimeo
Earworm (2016)
The Routine (2015)

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