All posts by Morgan Y. Evans

Faces of Kingston: Matthew Pleva

Faces of Kingston: Matthew Pleva

Matthew Pleva has both a recognizable face to many in Kingston and a portfolio of memorable, creative work that’s some of the best stuff Kingston has to offer. Pleva is a very interesting guy and it was a pleasure to get to interview him after having it on my “must do” list for a few years now.

Kingston After Dark: An interview with Luis Mojica

Kingston After Dark: An interview with Luis Mojica

If you’re looking for compelling and rapturous soulful next-level indie releases created in the Hudson Valley, then you will be completely missing out on one of the most powerful records of 2019 if you sleep on the lush, jazz-infused chamber-pop poetry of Luis Mojica’s yearningly bold new album, How A Stranger Is Made. A boring run-of-the-mill collection of clichés this record is most definitely not.

Faces of Kingston: Daniel Rhinier

Faces of Kingston: Daniel Rhinier

Faces of Kingston’s objective is to get chatty with a different person from the community every week, in hopes that we all get to know one another a little better. This week we talk to five-year resident Daniel Rhinier on making the best life you can out of where you are, uplifting the arts and more.

Faces of Kingston: Ethan Scott Barnett

Faces of Kingston: Ethan Scott Barnett

I recently became casually acquainted with the outspoken and quite busy Ethan Scott Barnett, often found passionately chatting with a wide array of people around our city at night, and I suspected a great interview subject as well as interesting human had been found. Thank you to Ethan for taking time and agreeing to be this week’s Faces of Kingston subject.

Faces of Kingston: Isaac Cruz

Faces of Kingston: Isaac Cruz

This week for Faces of Kingston we are going to talk to someone I always see out really participating in the Kingston community. Whether telling stories about Kingston, dreaming up delicious menu items or making new friends, Diego’s Taqueria co-owner Isaac Cruz plays a big role in making our area a better place. 

Faces of Kingston: Jess Edelman

Faces of Kingston: Jess Edelman

For this week’s Faces of Kingston we talk to one of the chillest people in all Kingston, Jess Edelman. A licensed massage therapist at Birch Body Care, she is a warm and vibrant presence who’s deeply appreciated by many in the community.