Tunes has generally mirrored back and helped tell ​the tale of our moments. Songs informs society and society informs audio. It is a portion of the material of our lives. Reside audio was the 1st to go when the pandemic hit, and its absence marked all that we were missing. Now, as limits lift, music is returning and we have a renewed perspective on its price in our lives.

To celebrate this return and reflect on a yr in its absence, we’ll chat to photographers Dick Caruthers and Bruce Talamon, whose pics have recorded legendary artists and historic times in excess of the final 60 a long time, from Jimi Hendrix to Stevie Wonder. They are joined Seattle photographer Chona Kasinger, who brilliantly captures the vitality of our region’s recent artists.

Dick Caruthers and Bruce Talamon the two show up in the approaching PBS broadcast of ICON: Songs Via The Lens.

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About the speakers:

Mark Baumgarten (moderator) is the managing editor at Crosscut where he oversees a newsroom of dedicated reporters, producers and editors telling the tales of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. He is also the host of the Crosscut Talks podcast and the At-Large stay occasion series. 

Dick Carruthers is a prolific, award-profitable multi-camera Tv set and film director specialising in dwell activities, concert films and documentaries. From a diploma in Drama, Theatre and Television Scientific tests, Dick toured as movie director for The Rolling Stones, Oasis & Choose That among many others, encouraging to forge a new normal of dwell digital camera & substantial display production, in advance of concentrating on creating and directing films and big scale visible tasks with new music legends these as Paul McCartney, The Who & Led Zeppelin.

Bruce Talamon has been a agreement photographer for Time Journal and a contributing photographer for the Los Angeles Instances and New York Situations, Premiere Magazine, Persons, Rolling Stone, Howdy, Paris Match, Vanity Good, Ebony and Jet Magazine and is the creator of Bob Marley Spirit Dancer, WW Norton, NYC, 1994.

Chona Kasinger is an internationally printed editorial and industrial photographer at this time based mostly in Seattle. Born in the Philippines and lifted involving the bustle of Metro Manila and the suburbs of Seattle, she is motivated by idiosyncrasy, neighborhood and relationship. When not taking photos, she is an avid home baker, occasional hand product, collector of images publications and admirer of clouds. Her most loved food stuff is DQ soft serve and maintains it is finest enjoyed driving a steering wheel on a rainy working day. Be absolutely sure to talk to her about the time she basically bought caught on an island.



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