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Local Talent Profile

LOCAL TALENT: Noah Hollis — Creating Art For The Soul

LOCAL TALENT: Noah Hollis — Creating Art For The Soul

Noah’s Art Studio is a bright place, filled with light and color. Paintings line the walls and there’s an easel set up so Noah Hollis can work on canvas when he’s not doing his signature art—tattoos. The shop is on…
LOCAL TALENT: Dianne Venetta — Blooming in her own time

LOCAL TALENT: Dianne Venetta — Blooming in her own time

Local writer, Dianne Venetta, is author of more than a dozen books. When she’s not at her computer, she’s a busy mom and homemaker. Dianne’s writing began while she was working shortly after getting married. “I was a salesperson, and…
LOCAL TALENT: Jeff Letourneau — Songs About Real Life

LOCAL TALENT: Jeff Letourneau — Songs About Real Life

It wasn’t until five years ago that local singer and songwriter, Jeff Letourneau, picked up a guitar for the first time. “One night, I woke out of a deep sleep with some things weighing heavy on my mind, so walked…
LOCAL TALENT: The new phase of AJ in Evolution

LOCAL TALENT: The new phase of AJ in Evolution

AJ in Evolution (AKA AJ Fritscher) wasn’t always the rock star he is now. As a child, he was picked on by the bigger kids while growing up. He spent his adolescent years in a small town in Louisiana. “The…
Local Talent: “Tyler”-made for  musical stardom

Local Talent: “Tyler”-made for musical stardom

Tyler Haney has established himself as one of Lake County’s newest up-and-coming country acts with the swagger of modern country artist Sam Hunt and a sound rooted in the music of Waylon Jennings. Tyler’s appreciation for music started when he…
LOCAL TALENT: Just Call Him “Guitar Randy”

LOCAL TALENT: Just Call Him “Guitar Randy”

It’s no surprise Randy Nolen became a singer/songwriter. He was born and raised in Nashville, the son of a musician. When dad wasn’t looking, little Randy would pick up pop’s guitar and play. At age 8, his dad gave him…
LOCAL TALENT: Mr. Showtime!

LOCAL TALENT: Mr. Showtime!

Richie Quarantello doesn’t just rely on vocals or his considerable musical ability to keep crowds entertained. The fun-loving, 70-year-old native New Yorker puts on quite a show by engaging his audience. “It’s always going to be a party when I’m…
LOCAL TALENT PROFILE: From Russia (and Cuba) with love

LOCAL TALENT PROFILE: From Russia (and Cuba) with love

STORY: Jane Fuentes  PHOTO: Provided   Janet Harris’ musical tastes have always been a tad more sophisticated than mainstream America’s. In 1986, while her classmates were walking like Egyptians and singing along with Whitney Houston, Janet was in Russia experiencing…
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