Heather Haddon appears in the following:
Friday, November 20, 2009
Making a living has never been easy for subway musicians but some say it's only getting tougher. Some buskers are striking up deals with corporate sponsors. Others complain that transit police have been cracking down on performers. Today, we get several views on New York’s “underground economy.”
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Tuesday, January 27, 2009
For years, Newark artists have touted their city as the next big thing, offering the trifecta of cheap rents, city life and proximity to Manhattan. Some cultural insiders believe the art scene is really starting to burgeon, if the economic downturn doesn't dampen it. Heather Haddon has this story.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Newark, New Jersey used to be a hotbed for jazz -- it was the birthplace of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan and hosted swinging clubs along its piers. But the Newark riots destroyed all that.
This summer, jazz returned to the city through Jazzmobile -- a program founded over 40 years ago ...