Episode #051: Mary Jo Karimnia, Artist

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Mary Jo Karimnia keeps active and fresh through her own work, volunteering, and running community focused support. A student of life and of others, Mary Jo has focused on growing her career by speaking up when some weren’t and finding out how to practice the professional side of art through helping others.
Belongings 2: Re-purposed (link)
An open call exhibit – This second incarnation of the Belongings show continues in the spirit of community and the reuse and re-imagining of objects.
  • All artists are invited to participate by purchasing any object of inspiration from the Cleveland Street Flea Market at 438 N Cleveland to transform into (or use as inspiration for) a new work of art.
  • Deadline/drop-off is April 25 at 422 Cleveland.
  • The show opens April 29th and continues to May 14th.

Mary Jo Karimnia
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Episode #050: Josh McLane | Memphis Comedy Festival

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Known for music, comedy, and a powerful presence Josh McLane’s unhinged style is set in contrast to his well known black tie guise. Blood, blow, and truth dominate this week as he shares the turning point of a life Josh now sees differently. Also, Memphis Comedy Festival starts this week. Get your tickets now!
March 31- April 3rd
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Episode #049: Alice & Mike, Five In One Social Club

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Alice Laskey-Castle & C.Michael Andrews run Five in One Social Club! Their retail store features limited editions and one-of-a-kind pieces created by local and regional artists. Twice a week in their Clubhouse on Broad Ave they host creative workshops for small groups. Upcoming workshops include Luchador Masks, Glassblasting!, Pop-up Books, and Wine Bottle Glasses.

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Episode #048: Eric Clausen, artist

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A many varied soul, Eric Clausen has traveled the U.S. via bicycle, sampled science, vacated the desk job life, and plunged the depths of tandem drinking and drawing. Fascinated with how line creates form, he has brought a passion for illustration, painting, and art to the public. Time to sit back and get drawn in with Eric C.
Planet Nine: Displacement March 4 – April 11
Opening Night Friday, March 4 at 6 PM at Marshall Arts
Saturday, March 12 at 8 PM at Marshall Arts

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Episode #047: Doug Gillon, Tuesday Show Comedy

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Homegrown Doug Gillon trekked allover the world just to came back to Memphis and share great insights with you through comedy, Emceeing, and deft arts of marketing. Join Gillon skies as we move through China, the video game industry, our friend freelancing, and on to discovering new paths.
February 23rd, 8pm at the Brass Door
Tuesday Show is in Love with Rob Love, Mary Beth Poppins, Mark Brimble, and Nashville’s Mary Jay Berger, Josh Wagner and Brad Sativa!

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Episode #046: Haley Morris-Cafiero, Photography

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In 2013 Haley Morris-Cafiero’s public self portrait project, Wait Watchers, went viral appearing on Huffington Post, CBS News, and more. We learn how she morphed the viral reaction to her work back into the project, eventually making a nearly sold out book from that interaction.

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Episode #045: Barry Wolverton, author

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Barry Wolverton has been helping to create books, documentary television, and online content until landing a deal with his publisher, Walden Pond Press. His first novel, Neversink, was about a Puffin, but this Wolverton is set to blow you away with book one of the Chronicles of the Black Tulip, The Vanishing Island.
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Neversink on Harper-Collins
The Vanishing Island on Harper-Collins

[Suggested Episode – Todd Richardson]

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Episode #042: Brit McDaniel | Paper & Clay

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Brit McDaniel’s Paper & Clay pottery evokes mid-century modern Scandinavian minimalism wrapped up in useful life style accessories. She advocates for raising the level of quality Memphis creatives are known for. Having taken her own winding road to find that path fuels Brit’s drive for progress.

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