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Artist and Curator "Talk" About Unique Exhibit at Arlington Arts Center

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Release Date: 03/10/2020

Photographer Zachery Perkins Photographer Zachery Perkins "Talks" About a Perfect Shot

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Photographer Zachery Perkins appeared on the "Embracing Arlington Arts" Talks podcast to talk about his profession. What does his job entail as a "Combat Documentation Production Specialist? Why does he sometimes still use film? What does he look for when shooting the perfect picture? Where does he see the photography industry in 15-20 years. Find out the answers and more in this interesting interview.

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Avant Bard Theatre Artistic Director Tom Prewitt Avant Bard Theatre Artistic Director Tom Prewitt "Talks" Future of Theater

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Tom Prewitt, the Artistic Director of Avant Bard Theatre appeared on the Embracing Arlington Arts Talks podcast right in the middle of the nationwide shutdown. Find out how he thinks theater will adapt once the crisis is over, what they are doing now to remain relevant and in the public eye, and what the last day on the set was like for the cast and staff of the organization's postponed shows. Tom also talks about the "Avant Promise" campaign and how they are helping their theater family.

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U.S. Mint Curator Robert Goler U.S. Mint Curator Robert Goler "Talks" Art on Coins

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The Curator for our nation's U.S. Mint Robert Goler enlightened us about what types of art we can find in the various U.S. Mint facilities across the nation? What exactly does the Mint Curator do? How are artists chosen to design those many coin collections? What is the state of coin collecting today? Where can folks see the collections? These are just some of the questions he answers in this podcast. Also find out why he thinks music is so important during this pandemic we are currently living through.

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Festival Argentino's Daniel Manzoni Festival Argentino's Daniel Manzoni "Talks" About Plan B

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The Director of the Festival Argentino Daniel Manzoni updated us on his Plan B for the 2020 Festival. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the 33rd Festival is now postponed until October (date TBD). But he does give us some details about the many professional dancers expected to perform. Also find out about the May 16th launch of a video featuring the best of 30 years at the Festival, as well as how his native country is responding to the virus.

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Museum Leader Marsha Semmel Museum Leader Marsha Semmel "Talks" Strategic Partnerships

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National Museum Leader Marsha Semmel offered much insight into the museum world in this "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast. How are museums adapting to the changing world, both in terms of the current shutdown as well as changing technology? What is VUCA and how are museums reacting to it? Why are partnerships so important in these changing times? Plus find out more about her book "Partnership Power: Essential Museum Strategies for Today's Networked World." Lots to learn in this interview.

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Theater Patron Carlos Velaquez Theater Patron Carlos Velaquez "Talks" Digital Marketing

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Carlos Velazquez, Avid Theater Patron and President of the digital marketing firm HMA Associates joined us during the COVID-19 virus on the Embracing Arlington Arts Talks podcast. How has he been getting his "theater fix" during the shutdown? Why and how did he become such an avid patron? Why are arts and culture so important? Also get some unique digital marketing advice during this social media age, as well as suggestions for smaller organizations with fewer resources.

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Dominion Stage and Port City Playhouse Dominion Stage and Port City Playhouse "Talk" Merger

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Dominion Stage and Port City Playhouse have merged their two organizations. Find out more details in this podcast with Dominion President Matthew Randall and Port City President Mary Beth Smith-Toomey. Also find out what shows they will be presenting in their 2020-2021 season, the latest on the WATCH awards. as well as how they both and their colleagues are coping with the shutdown.

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BalletNova's Artistic Director Matthew Powell BalletNova's Artistic Director Matthew Powell "Talks" Adapting for Coronavirus

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The Artistic Director of BalletNova Matthew Powell appeared on the Embracing Arlington Arts Talks. While initially he was going to talk about upcoming productions, instead the conversation centered on coping with the national shutdown. How is his organization still presenting and teaching ballet? How are his teachers and students handling things? What is his advice to other non-profit arts organizations? Find out in this insightful interview, as well as first glimpse into their 40th Anniversary next year.

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Educational Theatre Company's Devising Hope Director Francesca Chilcote Educational Theatre Company's Devising Hope Director Francesca Chilcote "Talks"

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The "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" host Janet Kopenhaver welcomed the Director of "Devising Hope" program at Educational Theatre Company Francesca Chilcote to talk about this extremely uplifting and effective program. She explained how teenagers work with Street Sense vendors (many of whom are homeless) to learn about each other and break down myths about both groups. Learn about one experience that resonated with her. Ashley Hammond the organization's Managing Director also talks about upcoming camps.

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Arlington Artists Alliance President Arlington Artists Alliance President "Talks" Visual Art

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The President of the Arlington Artists Alliance Michael Allison appeared on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast to update us on all the Alliance activities, including ArtFest and "It's a Steal." Also he gave us details about his very unique process of acrylic painting style using adhesives. Also find out which portraits are more popular - people or pets? Very interesting interview for artists ad art lovers both!

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The Arlington Arts Center is planning to launch a really interesting public art exhibit on their front lawn very soon. The exhibit, which relates to the history of the Maury Building, where the Center is located and Arlington slavery history, showcases the work of Artist Lynda Andrews-Barry. In this interview, Lynda tells about the unique project, her research about the topic, why this project was so important to her, and more. Curator Blair Murphy fills in details about how the project came to be.