5Q: A Chat with Costello

March 20th, 2011 |

Make that Dagmara Costello, a Polish-born painter and member of the Marshall Building’s The Fine Art Gallery, whose landscapes are nothing short of ethereal.

The Chocolate-Covered Crone: A Dem Bones Fairytale

December 26th, 2010 |

She dared to peek over the edge of the vat and tumble in. A few gulps and she was coated from head to toe. But beneath the chocolate crust, her heart beat on…

5Q: Pfister Narrator Julie Ferris

November 5th, 2010 |

The Pfister’s first Narrator earned a Ph.D from the University of Iowa. In her spare time, she’s working on a novel. Keep your eye on this one.

5Q: A Walk on the Wild Side

November 4th, 2010 |

“Excavating, tearing down and rebuilding” – painter Jane Gates talks about reinvention, finding inspiration in nature and why it’s okay to break a few rules.

5Q: Welcome home, Luckystar

October 13th, 2010 |

After a decade, a short hiatus and several new addresses, Luckystar Studio returns to the Third Ward.

5Q: Thomas Schulteis

October 10th, 2010 |

Who’s the dude sitting in a dental chair? My interest piqued, so I contacted the artist for a 5Q. He’s a man of few words, but the work speaks for itself.

5Q: Beauty, sorrow and American detritus

August 31st, 2010 |

Kevin J. Miyazaki discusses internment camps, his charity-based photography website and the ragged beauty of abandoned fast food establishments.

Detour: Auf Wiedersehen

August 24th, 2010 |

Brigitte departs Europe with no regrets; she lived her year there to the fullest and returns with a clearer eye and a fuller heart.

5Q: Architect Scott Jackson

August 23rd, 2010 |

The owner/director of Cedar Gallery discusses his ideal living quarters, favorite buildings and why condos freak him out.

Detour: Hot summer nights

August 10th, 2010 |

An au pair can’t be all work and no play. Brigitte samples her fair share of Germany’s nightlife and falls in love with fashion, wine and even techno music.