I’m sitting in the living room on a cloudy day listening to Bill Mize’s incredible acoustic guitar CD ‘Tender Explorations’ and feeling grateful to my nearly-three-year-old Mason for his bird feeder obsession. Because he loves the feeders (yes, the feeders, not so much the birds), we have several hanging, stuck to windows, etc. The birds […]
On April 9, 2011 a group of people who are concerned about the course of the seemingly endless “War on Terror” gathered to hear impressive speakers, including several veterans, an active duty soldier, activists and an investigative journalist, bring perspective to the current state of affairs. A live orchestra performed between presenters, and excerpts of speeches from Dr. King and Dwight Eisenhower were offered by actors, speaking in character.
My long-time friend Barbie Angell interviewed me for a new video series called Lingua Musica. It was a good conversation, sitting by Lake Susan in Montreat, NC, and she just wrote to tell me the interview had gone live…
Asheville Citizen-Times, July 15, 2011 BLACK MOUNTAIN — Acclaimed singer-songwriter David LaMotte is finding his groove again. The 20-year touring veteran, who’s released 10 albums of melodic folk pop, took a break in 2008 to study international relations, peace and conflict resolution at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Upon returning to the states […]
9AM, Indianapolis, IN This weekend the nation celebrates Independence Day, and Deanna and I celebrate Interdependence Day. I asked her to marry me on the Fourth of July in 2003, late at night on a nearly empty stretch of sand in St. Augustine, Florida. Fireworks were going off north and south down the beach, but […]
More photos and stories from Guatemala, where I will be for the next few days, visiting schools and libraries which are supported by PEG Partners, the non-profit Deanna and I founded in 2004.
David’s toddler Mason joined him on stage at the Grey Eagle in Asheville to sing David’s children’s song SS Bathtub.
The following article of mine first appeared on NCPolicyWatch.org, and has since been published in the and on Patheos. In recent days, the Internet has been abuzz with revelations brought to us by the latest “Wikileaks” disclosure. Thousands of leaked communiqués reveal various officials’ comments publicly, though they were originally intended to be private. Apologies, […]