The Sound of Applause celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.
Dee Perry opens the door on Cellar Door Records with label co-owner Justin Markert prior to the opening night Weapons of Mass Creation Fest this Friday night. Plus ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro speaks with ideastream's Dan Polletta prior to his concert tonight at The Kent Stage. And award-winning local poet Philip Metres shares poems from his acclaimed new collection - A Concordance of Leaves - before a reading this weekend at Mac's Backs.
Justin Markert, Cellar Door Records
Jake Shimabukuro, musician
Philip Metres, poet