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Julie Ingram
Julie Ingram is a Los Angeles-based musician.

Entries by Julie Ingram

Street Symphony: Showing Up for Underserved Communities

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 12:22 AM

I recently had the opportunity to interview Vijay Gupta, the artistic director and founder of Street Symphony, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating live, free, on-site musical experiences of the highest artistic quality for people experiencing incarceration and homelessness in Los Angeles County. Street Symphony ensembles perform at LA County...

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Pianist Chad Lawson's New Album: The Chopin Variations

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2014 | 2:36 PM

I recently had the chance to listen to pianist Chad Lawson's new album, The Chopin Variations. In this work, Lawson and fellow musicians, violinist Judy Kang and cellist Rubin Kodheli, explore Chopin's original pieces while adding their own sense of musical creativity and exploration. This beautiful conversation between Chopin and...

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Music Festival Announcement Creators: Moontower VFX

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 10:00 AM

Are movie trailers to movies what book covers are to books? Do you ever judge an event/movie/festival by its trailer? Promoters, like publishing houses, bet that you do. Moontower VFX is an Austin-based company that creates animation, visual effects, and video production for television, film, and games. Of recent years,...

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An Enchanted Evening: A Q&A With Video Pioneers Liza Béar and Milly Iatrou

(1) Comments | Posted July 22, 2013 | 1:50 PM

Newsflash: Before the Internet, artists used NASA satellites to communicate and collaborate with each other across the country. This truth, which sounds stranger than fiction, was achieved by video pioneer Liza Béar and her colleague, Keith Sonnier. After this project, Liza founded Communications Update, later renamed Cast Iron TV, which...

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The Scruffins: A Chapter Book Shedding Light on Children and Musical Performance

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2013 | 3:28 PM

It's a Saturday morning in 1984, and I'm riding in the back seat of my dad's Datsun 280Z. I feel nauseous. Not because I'm carsick, but because it's the Belmont Cup Soccer Finals. This is my first year playing soccer, a sport I've loved from the get-go. A few weeks...

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Iris Smyles, Author of the New Novel, Iris Has Free Time, Plays the Game: Which Writer Would You Rather?

(0) Comments | Posted June 21, 2013 | 2:59 PM

I met Iris for the second time at our friend Jacob's wedding shower. She was wearing a cream silk top with a repeating print of foxes and cropped cream trousers with a respecting print of terriers, and black heels and large costume gold earrings -- she called it her "hunting...

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Interview With Screenwriter, Derek Haas; The Formative Years

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 11:32 AM

One night, five years ago, I was asked to babysit the children of Derek and Kristi Haas. Derek and Kristi are both affable, unaffected Texan-Hollywood transplants with two adorable boys. While driving home from their house that night, impressed by their stylish home décor and fantastic DVD collection, I called...

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Interview With Mama Writer/Producer, Barbara Muschietti

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2012 | 5:12 PM

Barbara Muschietti is a native-Argentinean who has traveled the globe following her dream, to make feature films. This January, her supernatural thriller Mama, starring Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, hits theaters. She wrote the movie with her brother, Andy, who directs the feature, and produced it with Guillermo del Toro...

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Advice From A (Very) Atypical Wedding DJ

(1) Comments | Posted December 30, 2011 | 3:03 AM

Swede turned California resident Viktor Sjöberg is not your typical wedding DJ. First of all, he has only deejay-ed two weddings. Secondly, his repertoire is not chock-full of wedding party staples that have permeated dance floors since the 1980s.

Viktor started deejay-ing weddings last year -- initially...

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