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NEA Producer Jo Reed "Talks" Podcast, Arts, Grants and More

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Release Date: 05/31/2022

Beatriz Paz Beatriz Paz "Talks" Viva Cultura! Festival

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Beatriz Paz, founder of VIP Impressions, came on the show to offer us some insight into the meeting planning arena. She also shared all the details about the upcoming festival "Viva Cultura!" that she is organizing to help Latino Community artisans run their businesses. Find out what you will see during the day (including music, dance, food and games), how the idea came about for this event, and what types of artwork can be seen and bought (including quilts, jewelry, visual arts, leather and clothing).

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Steena Fullmer Steena Fullmer "Talks" Gallery Underground

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The Gallery Director of the Gallery Underground Steena Fullmer gave us a primer on the different types of glass artwork process (stained glass, fusing and glass blowing), as well as her own process for creating beautiful art pieces. Also find out about some exciting events coming up at the Gallery, future shows, how themes are chosen each month for exhibitions, and some signature annual events organized by the Arlington Artists Alliance. And why did she name her company "BuddhaKittyGlass?

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Dominion Stage Director and Actor Dominion Stage Director and Actor "Talk" "Firebringer"

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Director Michael Page and Actor Lindsey Capuno give us all the details about Dominion Stage's upcoming production of "Firebringer." Postponed due to COVID, the show now is being presented and they tell us what the show is about, its background, insight into StarKid Productions which wrote the play and how the show has undertones of feminism. Also learn about how each got into the theater business.

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Sofia Parfomak and Kate Stewart Sofia Parfomak and Kate Stewart "Talk" Benefit Concert

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High school seniors Sofia Parfomak and Kate Stewart appeared on "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" to promote their upcoming July 22 charity concert to benefit the children of Ukraine. Find out what spurred Sofia to organize the event, some of the songs that will be performed, their plans for the future and how singing helped them during the shutdown and pandemic. Truly commendable teenagers!

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Rex Daugherty, Solas Nua Rex Daugherty, Solas Nua "Talks" Contemporary Irish Arts

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The Artistic Director for Solas Nua Rex Daugherty engaged us in a very interesting discussion about contemporary Irish arts and how his theater company aims to display how Irish culture matters. Also get all the details about the upcoming workshop production of his autobiographical play entitled "The Well," his unique presentation of the one-person show "The Smuggler" before COVID hit, and a sampling of upcoming productions and events at Solas Nua.

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Actor/Playwright Tyler Dobies Actor/Playwright Tyler Dobies "Talks" Theater

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Actor and playwright Tyler Dobies chatted with us about how he became interested in a career in the theater, how he has changed his process for preparing for roles, what is on his "bucket list," and all the details about the upcoming production of "tick, tick, BOOM" presented by Monumental Theatre Company. Also find out about his process for writing plays, what kind of shows he writes and learn about the current show he is writing.

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CATF Producing Artistic Director Peggy McKowen CATF Producing Artistic Director Peggy McKowen "Talks" 2022 Plays

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The Producing Artistic Director for the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) Peggy McKowen joined us in the studio to talk about their return to live theater and the exciting line up for summer 2022. Also learn how they choose which plays to produce, the history and mission of CATF, and an interesting insight she shared about the plays she has received for next year written in a post-COVID world. Also get tips on her process when designing costumes.

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ArtSpace VP Stacey Mickelson ArtSpace VP Stacey Mickelson "Talks" Development Projects

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The Vice President for Government Relations for ArtSpace Stacey Mickelson joined us on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast to talk about his organization's mission and its goal of developing affordable live/work space for artists, as well as performing arts venues for all types of arts genres. Find out how they decide which communities to go into, how artists are chosen to live in each project and more. Also get more details about their potential arts project in Arlington to include artists studios and a performing arts venue. Then put on your schedules their June 19th event at the...

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Visual Artist Emily Shepardson Visual Artist Emily Shepardson "Talks" Collages and Printmaking

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Visual artist Emily Shepardson joined us on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast to talk about two unique forms of artwork - printmaking and collages. Learn about both processes, some techniques she uses, which unexpected  material she has used and her project with miniature houses. Also hear her views, as a middle school art teacher, how art helps students, and especially how it helped them cope during the COVID shutdown.

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NEA Producer Jo Reed NEA Producer Jo Reed "Talks" Podcast, Arts, Grants and More

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The Media Producer for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Josephine Reed chatted with us about her podcast "Art Works" - featuring interviews with creative thinkers about their work which they are passionate about. Who were some of her previous guests (including one very well-known theater personality), who is coming on the show soon, how does she choose guests and more. Also find out about the NEA, its mission and goals, how it got started, etc.

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The Media Producer for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Josephine Reed chatted with us about her podcast "Art Works" - featuring interviews with creative thinkers about their work which they are passionate about. Who were some of her previous guests (including one very well-known theater personality), who is coming on the show soon, how does she choose guests and more. Also find out about the NEA, its mission and goals, how it got started, etc.