Vinylux Performs at NOizefest in New Orleans

Vinylux performed a sundown set at NOizeFest 2018: (No) Respect for RTP hosted by Michael Patrick Welch on May 6 at the Esplanade Arthouse. Her set included the spoken word poem, “These are the Rooms to my Mother’s House,” and dark ballad, “Ice Scream Theater” from her theatrical play of the same name. She performed the instrumental song, “Baja” that featured a Theremin based D-Beam … Continue reading Vinylux Performs at NOizefest in New Orleans

C.M. Soto Performs Essay, “Bohemian Graveyard Shift” live at The New Movement

C.M. Soto read an excerpt from her travel essay, “Bohemian Graveyard Shift” at The New Movement’s curated storytelling series, Unreliable on Oct 26, 2017. The monthly storytelling event presenting real people telling true stories with musical accompaniment featured Tami Nelson, C.m. Soto, Nick Detrich, Joseph Meissner, and Adam Karlin. The musical guest was singer/songwriter, Jack Donovan Unreliable was curated by David Hamilton and Franny Zooey. #cmsoto #cmsotostory  Video credit: Mike … Continue reading C.M. Soto Performs Essay, “Bohemian Graveyard Shift” live at The New Movement

C.M. Soto (Vinylux) Featured in the September/October 2017 Issue of Breakthru

Special thanks to Dean Shapiro and Breakthru Media for this lovely expose’ in the September/October 2017 issue! Their attention to detail was so refreshing. Thanks to the photographers who contributed to the article: Sally Asher, Mike Goetz, Roy Guste! Click here to read the article! #cmsotostory #vinyluxury Continue reading C.M. Soto (Vinylux) Featured in the September/October 2017 Issue of Breakthru

Table Read of C.M. Soto’s Supernatural Thriller, BOO

On Wednesday, September 6, the historic House of Broel hosted a table read of New Orleans-based feature-length thriller, BOO by C.M. Soto. Thirty actors of all ages came from the Gulf Coast and as far away as Puerto Rico and Atlanta to support this first-time reading. THE STORY After a series of miscarriages destroy her marriage, a female contractor moves to post-Katrina New Orleans to … Continue reading Table Read of C.M. Soto’s Supernatural Thriller, BOO

Vinylux Performs Ice Scream Theater at Marigny Opera House, New Orleans

On June 30 and July 1, 2017, The Marigny Opera House presented Ice Scream Theater, a one-woman multi-media musical based on traumatic true events in the early life of the author/actor C.M. Soto (Vinylux).  Built in 1853, The Marigny Opera House is a spiritual and artistic venue in the Bywater, New Orleans. THE STORY Brought up in a drug-house, 13-year-old Vinylux succumbs to the 80’s drug … Continue reading Vinylux Performs Ice Scream Theater at Marigny Opera House, New Orleans

Poetry and Photography Chapbook by C.M. Soto Released

Second edition released! These are the Rooms to My Mother’s House tells the story of one woman’s journey from a white-trash childhood with a drug addicted mother to becoming a mother herself, plagued by the self-doubt and self-destructive behavior. Some rooms are bedtime stories like “Storage”: “When we were the children, the rooms were like gardens, and the weeding we did was done to belongings.” Some rooms … Continue reading Poetry and Photography Chapbook by C.M. Soto Released

C.M. Soto Designs Print Promotion for Mike Goetz Productions

Logo, rack card, promotional flier and website for New Orleans-based photographer, Mike Goetz Productions designed by C.M. Soto. Mike Goetz is a professional Video Editor, Videographer, and Photographer living in New Orleans. He’s worked with various applications of visual media including music videos, feature length documentaries, narrative shorts, as well as promotional and event photography and videography. He is a graduate of Tulane University with a degree in Digital Media Production. Continue reading C.M. Soto Designs Print Promotion for Mike Goetz Productions