Canadian-born Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as simply Drake, has proven to be a talented triple threat — a dramatic and comedic actor, a rapper with R&B authenticity and a songwriter for himself and others.
Like many good singer/songwriters, Timothy Showalter harnesses his personal dramas and setbacks into potent songs about growing up in Goshen, Ind., and wrestling his demons — sometimes within the span of the same song.
The participants in the exhibition at Northside HIV/AIDs nonprofit, Co-Conspirators: Works by and with Raymond Thunder-Sky, Donald Henry, Becky Iker, Dale Jackson, Bill Ross and Kevin White, are all connected by their early involvement with two Northside-based art organizations.
Seven short films about life in Walnut Hills, created by DAAP professor Ryan Mulligan and art educator Sam Meador and featuring residents of the inner-city neighborhood, debut with a free outdoor screening.
Nashville quartet The Vespers’ website labels the group a “Southern Roots Family Reunion,” a descriptor that gives potential fans the band’s regional location, a sense of the style of music played (Americana/Folk Pop) and a hint of the familial ties that play into their intuitive musical interaction.