Express Newark’s Arts & Culture Podcast Begins Season 2!

Express Newark

ROCK STEADY, the podcast created and produced by Express Newark, recently began its second season.

Dr. Fran Bartkowski, the host of Rock Steady, is the Director of Express Newark.  Fran is also a Professor of English, and a former director of the RU-Newark Women’s and Gender Studies Program.

Guests on Rock Steady include Express Newark partner organizations, members of the Rutgers Community, as well as Newark artists and community members.

Season One included episodes featuring Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor whose vision brought EN to light, and artist and Rutgers Professor Jordan Casteel, among others.

Season Two of ROCK STEADY began with a spirited conversation with Marcia Brown, Vice Chancellor of External Affairs and Government Relations at Rutgers University-Newark.  She discusses how her professional history and her artistic interests have long coincided with her activism.

Episode Two features an intimate and engaging chat with Express Newark founding member and Professor of Graphic Design, Ned Drew.  Professor Drew discusses the challenges of teaching the ‘hands on’ discipline of LetterPress remotely, as well as his collaborative children’s book, “Drews ABC’s”, and his creative process.