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Bonnie Whitmore: Sending a Positive Message Through Music

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Today, I’m joined by singer, guitarist, and cello player Bonnie Whitmore. 

Bonnie has been playing music since she was just 8 years old and her life revolves around performing. 

She talks to me about how the lockdown has affected her life, and the ways she’s moved her performances online. 

The conversation moves to our personal lives and the self-care techniques Bonnie uses to help with her depression. 

She’s also passionate about sending a positive message through her music and we discuss the toxic masculinity that is all too present in today’s society…

“You’ve got to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comforted and that’s my job.” – Woody Guthrie  

Time Stamps:
4:50 – My experience with playing VR during the lockdown.
07:35 – What Bonnie’s been doing during the lockdown 
10:40 – Bonnie’s residency at The Continental Gallery and how they’ve moved online. 
12:01 – The collaborative writing Bonnie’s been doing. 
13:58 – The other creative outlets Bonnie has. 
17:00 – Meditation and the importance of setting boundaries. 
24:50 – How Bonnie’s music reflects her beliefs. 
30:32 – Toxic masculinity and the issues with the rape culture we live in. 
45:30 – The change that is happening in the world and the importance of being aware of that change. 
53:10 – Bonnie’s love of being an entertainer. 
54:55 – How to connect with Bonnie online. 

Resources: 

Listen to Bonnie Whitmore on Spotify
Listen to Bonnie Whitmore on YouTube
The Continental Gallery
Texas Real Food

Connect with Bonnie Whitmore:
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