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Caption: Dr. Louise Toppin
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Dr. Louise Toppin, noted soprano and professor of voice at the University of Michigan, is our guide for a celebration of some of our most historically significant African American composers.

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"Living American Composers: New Music from Bowling Green" is a radio series devoted to living American composers and their works. Update: all of Season Ten is now available for auditioning/download!

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307 Pieces

"Celebrating the connections we make through the people we meet."

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Our previous interview, with the band HEAVY COLOR, asked The Rough Draft Diaries to take a trip to the Toledo Museum of Art. Not to look at any par...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:09
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The Rough Draft Diaries has never interviewed a band before, all that changes with this episode. Today The Rough Draft Diaries meets Toledo's local...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 06:07
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It's not surprising that Haley's last interview with the Casey-Pomeroy Bed and Breakfast, a house that has seen multiple renovations, has led the R...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 06:03
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For The Rough Draft Diaries' Holiday Special, Haley covers a tradition that has recently returned to the Toledo area.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 06:05
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The Rough Draft Diaries visits the Historic Vistula district of Toledo to check out The Casey-Pomeroy House. Sue had two connections for our next...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:10
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley meets Nate Jones. He's a former patient of the non-profit outreach program, Cancer Connection of ...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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In this episode of the Rough Draft Diaries, we'll meet the creator and director of Cancer Connection of NorthWest Ohio, Jean Schoen. The Cancer Co...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
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In this holiday special, you'll learn a new take on a classic Thanksgiving dish. Chef Joseph Jacobsen, of Dégagé Jazz Café, brings The Rough Draft ...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:59
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Thanksgiving is on its way, and food is on our mind in the Rough Draft Diaries. In this special holiday episode, you'll meet Chef Joseph Jacobsen, ...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Greg's Impressionist Art
In the previous episode artist, Dani Herrara connected us with yet another artist to interview. This time, it's modern impressionist painter Greg J...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2015
  • Length: 06:07