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Nuvia Crisol Guerra on “Domestic Disobedience”

By on March 13, 2012

Nuvia Crisol Guerra is passionate, well-spoken, well-informed and charismatic. It’s easy to see why she was chosen to be the guest-curator of such an important show focusing on the Latina experience: Domestic Disobedience, Redefining the Feminine Space. It all started with an essay by Amalia Mesa-Bains, entitled Domesticana: The Sensibility of Chicana Rasquache. Nuvia said […]

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San Diego Artist: Perry Vasquez, Part 1

By on March 7, 2012

(Posted at San Diego Union Tribune) Yesterday I posted about Alexander Jarman, who is curating a show at the Southwestern College Art Gallery called More Real Than Life: An Exhibition of Contemporary Collage. Today I’m focusing on Perry Vasquez, the gallery director, and artist in his own right. Perry was nice enough to let me […]

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current smarts | interviews | race

Mocha Momma on Race and Education

By on September 13, 2011

I spoke with Kelly of Mocha Momma fame about race issues in general, approaching the conversation, but also specifically in education. Kelly is an assistant Principal and has been an educator for years. She has first hand knowledge of how perceptions of race affect our youth. She has some really great discussions going on over […]

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Radio Interview, Tara

By on August 16, 2010

You can find an interview I did with Lisa Davis here, focusing on DID/MPD and the show. “Leah Peterson is the consultant on the Showtime series United States of Tara, starring Toni Collette, conceived and produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Diablo Cody.”

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interviews | podcast

Podcast with Derek Powazek

By on July 6, 2010

Introducing Leahpeah podcasts! My maiden voyage into podcast interviews took place last week when I had an opportunity to speak with Derek Powazek about his work with Magcloud and where you might find a nude portrait of him somewhere in the world. Download the mp3 or visit the Podcasts page for subscription options

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book | fiction | interviews

Interview, Josh Bazell, Beat the Reaper

By on March 23, 2009

Catch Josh at Book Soup this Thursday, 3/26/2009 at 7:00 pm! Synopsis: Hitman Pietro Brwna enters the Witness Protection Program and becomes Peter Brown, an emergency room doctor. A Mafia associate from his past ends up in the hospital on his shift and turns his entire protected life upside down. Packed with medical information and […]

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art | crafty | interviews | try handmade

Try Handmade

By on March 17, 2009

Have you seen Try Handmade? It is only one of the most darling sites out there in the world wide web. They highlight items from different people that make handmade goods. And the best part? They’ve asked me to do interviews for them. The first one with Kitty Empire is up today. Go check it […]

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Photos of Halcyon Pink, 2006

By on January 11, 2009

John was kind enough to let me follow him around one day at the end of 2006 in preparation for another interview that was never finished. I even got to meet Grandpa Caleb and get a hug, which I enjoyed very much. (slideshow) John also has some great hugs to give out on Tuesdays at […]

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