arts, etc.: Brian Olewnick
90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere
704 Columbia St., Floor 2 | Hudson, NY 12534
Hosted by George Spencer.
Monthly conversations with creative types and other diversions. Brian Olewnick is a new music writer and visual artist. He helped run the avant-garde jazz loft Environ from 1976-1980 and was eventually seduced into writing about contemporary music in various forms from jazz to modern classical, free-improvisation and beyond. He has written for All Music Guide, The Wire, Time-Out New York and other publications in addition to his blog, Just Outside, one of the principal sites for analysis of new music where he has published over 2,000 reviews since 2006. He has given talks on the craft of writing about contemporary music in Philadelphia, Västerås, Sweden and Sokołowska, Poland. He lives with his wife, Betsy, in Kinderhook, New York. Host George Spencer is a visual artist, writer, and filmmaker.