Tag Archive: Arts

26
Jan

Ep 47 – Will Benton, Faith Arts Village Orlando Executive Director

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Just off Colonial Drive on Highland Ave rests the Faith Arts Village Orlando (F.A.V.O.), a community space supported by the Park Lake Presbyterian Church where artists can paint, draw and create what inspires them and showcase their work to the Central Florida Community. But what makes this place unique is the fact that each studio space is inside a renovated motel room creating a vibrant community of art.

13
Dec

Ep 43 – Shaun Trout, Producer Concrete Lion Pictures

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In 1933, during “The Great Depression”, President Franklin D. Roosevelt initiated the Civilian Conservation Corps (“CCC”), a nationwide project to which enlisted young, unemployed men to preserve and improve our Nation’s lands by paving roads, constructing bridges and establishing the grounds of several of today’s National and State Parks. For Shaun Trout, Producer with Concrete Lion Productions, the CCC has a deeply personal connection to him and he’s just launched a kickstarted campaign to solicit funding to film the stories of these important individuals. Shaun shares with us:

28
Aug

Ep 40 – Thomas “Thor” Thorspecken, Urban Sketch Artist at Analog Artist Digital World

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Episode 40 Show Notes

If you’re a follower of the arts and culture seen, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the work of Urban Sketch Artist Thomas “Thor” Thorspecken. He’s best known for his sketches of some of Central Florida’s biggest arts and cultural events. We had a chance to talk with Thor this past week at Stardust Video and Coffee to learn:

01
Jul

Ep 37 – Volunteering in Orlando with Diane Rodriguez Portillo

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Episode 37 Show Notes

Diana Rodriguez Portillo needed a change. She packed everything up, moved to Orlando and started volunteering as a way to discover her new community. Since then, she’s embraced giving back and volunteers all around the the city, especially at arts and cultural events. A frequent volunteer at the Mad Cow Theater, Diana’s enthusiasm towards volunteering is enough to inspire all of us to give back to our community. Diana talks with us about:

19
Mar

Ep 29 – Panorama Collaborative Photo Project Creator, Elizabeth Kruckemyer

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Episode 29 Show Notes

Imagine are you walking along Park Avenue and stumble across a random disposable camera with a note that says, “Look Here, Yes You” – followed by instructions to take photographs of your daily life before returning the camera to it’s original owner. That’s the concept behind the Panorama Collaborative Photo Project by Elizabeth Kruckemyer, now on display (beginning Thursday, March 20th, 2014) at the City Arts Factory until mid-April. On today’s show, Elizabeth shares with us:

21
Oct

Episode 15 – Cole NeSmith, Curator of the Creative City Project

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On today’s show we interview Cole NeSmith, Curator for the Creative City Project, a dynamic artistic event in Downtown Orlando on Friday, October 25, 2013. Listen as Cole shares:

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  • What art really is (hint: it’s more than just a painting on a wall).