Episode 586: Lea Devon Sorrentino


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From her site “My practice is an auto-ethnographical investigation of my life in pursuit of understanding contemporary American culture. My practice is about calling attention to the constructs of American success and the emotional investments we place in possessions and entertainment to create individuality. Or, in not art speak, I am interested in why we eat too much, spend too much, and cry at reality television.”

Episode 584: Edward Cabral


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Join the wonderfully wacky hosts of Bad at Sports Center as they welcome Edward Cabral, Executive Director and Chef of the Sanctuary Cafe at the University Church in Hyde Park to the show. This delicious episode covers covers Mexican Chocolate Cake with a twist, cookie challenges, professional pumpkin carving and how an art school grad broke into the artistic baking scene. Enough arts, jokes & “orts” to go around!

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