Care to spend a half hour with one of Maryland’s true treasures? Valerie Lash, actor, coach, director, producer, teacher and bonne vivante joins co-hosts Carolyn Kelemen and Judy Templeton on the latest edition of Razzle Dazzle Radio. From her Baltimore roots - some juicy tidbits of those early years in theater - to her role as Dean at HCC and now full-time professor in Arts & Humanities, Valerie shares stories and poignant tales and answers questions from her peers. You won’t be disappointed.
“Gotta Move…Gotta Dance” is the theme of the latest edition of Dragon Radio’s Razzle Dazzle podcast. Imagine a studio filled with dancers and students bursting with energy, ready to entertain, and you have a glimpse of the excitement of this show. Co-hosts Carolyn Kelemen and Judy Templeton welcome guest dancers/directors Liz Higgins from the college, Dana Keane, founder of Studio Danz, Candace McKendra, instructor at Ballet with Cindy Velle and her mentor, Cindy Velle. Tune in to find out when when will we be dancing on stage and in person.
Looking for tips to create art in your life, keep you fit, and, especially, enjoy the community of Columbia? Tune in the latest edition of Razzle Dazzle radio with co-hosts Carolyn Kelemen and Judy Templeton plus three guests who could change your life…or at least make you feel a little better in this time of COVID. Robert Neal Marshall invites all artists to post their happenings on the Columbia Festival of the Arts website. Kevin Shaffer recommends taking time out to discover your inner self through yoga, now virtually (but hopefully soon in person) at The Haven. Dannika Rymes explores all the options offered at the Columbia Association, and all are committed to carrying on the dreams of Columbia founder, Jim Rouse.
This month, "Razzle Dazzle" offers a brief respite from winter doldrums with its Valentine show, “Passion & Partners,” a look a couples sharing their lives and careers. Hosts Mo Dutterer, Carolyn Kelemen and Judy Templeton welcome Tony-nominated, triple threat, Megan Lawrence, who married her equally talented husband, Kevin Kern, while they were performing in a Broadway production; Songstress Samantha McCuen and musician/director husband Stephen Deininger who perform both as a couple and in individual gigs that rack up awards; and Vickie and Scott Beck who share a long marriage and wonderful years of entertaining with their daughters, Sara and Heaver, both noted singers, too.
As the song goes, “There’s No Place Like Home For The Holidays,” and Razzle Dazzle Radio celebrates hometown folks who are keeping the home fires burning for the arts. Hosts Mo Dutterer (from South Carolina) joins Judy Templeton and Carolyn Kelemen (both Columbia pioneers) for a holiday edition, “New Ways To Dream.” It’s a look at the history of Silhouette Stages (formerly Shadowbox Theater) with multi-talented Jeremy Goldman and teacher/director Marla Blasko who brings audience stories to the stage with her Playback troupe that delights all ages. You’ll learn a lot of Columbia history in this special episode.