23 Jun Musician Alana Sveta Blew Me Away
I made my first post a few days ago. One of the commenters was Alana Sveta. She invited me to use a song of hers for my movie.I listened and was blown away. Turns out that she was on her way from New Orleans to Brooklyn on tour. A few days after writing her comment, she was staying at my house and playing with my kids. Turns out her story is amazing – and she is an incredible performer.
SHE PLAYS AT PETE’S CANDY STORE IN BROOKLYN TOMORROW- JUNE 24TH AT 8ISH-
GO SEE HER
Yesterday she helped me work on a different documentary. During a break we walked down to the lab that I used to visit and she turned the camera on me. Last night I filmed her show. This is a song from her show last night that relates to the film. I will be posting a lot of thoughts about meeting with her in the coming days. One of the most amazing things is that she is really living a very similar life to the one that i led 20 years ago in more ways than one. I had been doing some writing about that time – and I am trying to finish a little bit of that thread to post.
In some ways these thoughts seem less relevant to the film- but meeting Alana has made them seem more relevant than ever.