Susan J. Erickson, Norman L. Green and J.P. Falcon Grady

This week on Bellingham Art Beat it’s March and time to submit to Whatcom County’s Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest! Boynton committee members Susan J. Erickson* and Norman L. Green join us today. Since 2006 this non-profit program of the Whatcom Poetry Series offers a free annual event held each spring, open to Whatcom County,…

Katie Gray

This week on Bellingham Art Beat is the singer-songwriter Katie Gray from The Katie Gray Band. Katie is also the manager at the Make.Shift Art Space located on Flora Street in Downtown Bellingham. She shares the story of her musical background, her musical influences and her vision of the “perfect” community. Katie also brings in…

Pete Irving

This week on Bellingham Art Beat is the lead singer of Hot Damn Scandal, Pete Irving. Pete is a long time singer-songwriter who writes from the hip, stories, songs and folklore picked up from his many years of touring and busking across the nation. He shares about his early years, his fondest musical memory and…

Laurie Raveis and Mary Gillilan

Bellingham Art Beat brings you local artist interviews, hosted by Boosie Vox. This week we visit Bellingham Girls Rock Camp instructor and singer/songwriter Laurie Raveis.  Laurie talks about her process when writing a song and shares what she thinks makes a healthy community.  Next, it’s a stroll over to Bellingham’s historic Clover building to visit…

Erik and Anissa Snyder and Chuck Dingee

  Bellingham Art Beat brings you local artist interviews, hosted by Boosie Vox. This week husband and wife musician, songwriter and artist team Erik Snyder and Anissa Caprina Snyder join us.  Erik and Anissa share what it’s like for an artistic couple to create.  Then Chuck Dingee, a founder of the popular band “The Walrus”…