RICH FERGUSON – 8/5/2011

Rich Ferguson

Co Hosting: Monica Rosales from DOCMIAMI

Rich Ferguson has performed across the country and has been heard on many radio stations, including WBAI in New York City, KCRW and KPFK in Southern California, and World Radio. He has shared the stage with Patti Smith and Janet Hamill, Exene Cervenka, David Thomas of Pere Ubu, Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa, Missing Persons), Bob Holman, and many other esteemed poets and musicians. He has performed at the Redcat Theater in Disney Hall, the New York City International Fringe Festival, The Knitting Factory (NYC & LA), the South by Southwest Music Festival, the North By Northwest Music Festival, Stephen Elliott’s “The Rumpus,” the Henry Miller Library, the Miami International Documentary Film Festival, the Topanga Film Festival, the Electric Lodge (Venice, CA), and Beyond Baroque. In addition, he has performed and lectured at El Camino College, UC Irvine, UC-Santa Barbara, Cal State Northridge, the County of Orange Youth Guidance Center Probation Department, and San Pedro High School’s Docs Rock International Documentary Series. He is also a featured performer in the film, What About Me (the sequel to the double Grammy-nominated film 1 Giant Leap), featuring Michael Stipe, Michael Franti, k.d. lang, Krishna Das, and others. Ferguson has studied poetry with Allen Ginsberg and fiction writing with Aimee Bender and Sid Stebel. In addition, he has been published in the LA TIMES, spotlighted on PBS (Egg: The Art Show), and was the recent winner in Opium Magazine’s Literary Death Match, LA. He is a regular contributor and poetry editor to the online literary journal, The Nervous Breakdown, and his spoken word/music video “All The Times” was screened at the Valley Film Festival in October 2009.

Monica Rosales, Rich Ferguson, Tim Vandesteeg and Luis Bofill, a Salmagundi of Talent on 9/19/2010

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Monica Rosales has been recognized as a “Marquis Who’s Who in America and Marquis Who’s Who in America’s Women” M. Rosales is the Executive Director and Founder of DOC MIAMI. Rich Ferguson, As a spoken word performer and musician “Ferguson is a rarified artist leaving no telescoping stone unturned” Tim Vandesteeg is the Producer of “The Eyes of Thailand” “Pushing Life” and his latest award winning and inspirational documentary “My Run” narrated by Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton. Vandesteeg is the Producer-Director-CEO of Indiewood Pictures. Luis Bofill lead vocalist for various Salsa, Latin Jazz and Cuban groups such as Salsamania, Color Latino, and Nueva Vision, now working on his new production with Producers Descemer Bueno and Roberto Cacasses with guests like Kelvis Ochoa and Alkebulan.

Monica Rosales

Rich Ferguson and on cdbaby “Where I Come From”

Tim Vandesteeg Director and Producer of “My Run”

Luis Bofill

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