Street Music http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati Street Music: James http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-street-music-james <p>James Davis is most often found performing on the corner of 9th and Main downtown, many times with his nephew.&nbsp; When I met with him, he spoke openly about the challenges that face street musicians in Cincinnati and around the country.</p><p>James also sells <strong><a href="http://streetvibes.wordpress.com/" target="_blank">StreetVibes</a></strong>, a locally-produced newspaper that advocates for the homeless.</p><p></p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 7071 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Street Music: James Cincinnati Street Music: Daniel & DeShawn http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-street-music-daniel-deshawn <p>When I ran into Daniel &amp; DeShawn, they were surrounded by kids who were dancing and playing various musical instruments and just having a great time at <strong><a href="http://www.findlaymarket.org/" target="_blank">Findlay Market</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p><p>I spoke with them about interacting in the community through the medium of music, what they do when the weather gets colder and what other difficulties face street musicians in the city.</p><p></p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 7073 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Street Music: Daniel & DeShawn Cincinnati Street Music: Bonita http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-street-music-bonita <p><strong>Bonita Price</strong> was a music major at The Cincinnati School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) and Central State University but took some time off to raise her family.&nbsp; She is now a practicing street musician to hone her voice and to provide income since she was laid off from the Jim Beam distillery when it closed its Cincinnati plant in 2011.</p><p>I caught up with Bonita at Cincinnati’s <strong><a href="http://www.findlaymarket.org/" target="_blank">Findlay Market</a></strong> - Ohio's oldest continuously-operated public market.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 18:08:14 +0000 Jim Nolan 7070 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Street Music: Bonita