In this episode Victoria Jones of The CLTV talks about her passion to fight for representation of African American artists and how they are uplifting and empowering the city’s Black community through thoughtful and creative interactions.
Who is The CLTV? The CLTV is an art organization dedicated to providing a platform to African American artists within the city. Through art based programming, workshops, and community building efforts we employ the use of creative expression as a vehicle to shift our culture towards positive growth, creativity, and strength.
In this episode artist, curator, and budding spoonist, Joel Parsons explains why he likes to abuse roses, how he’s pioneering the local queer-arts scene, and how looking beyond Memphis creates a stronger arts community.
And we’re back with a very special release because today you’ll be hearing the very first podcast episode from the wonderful ladies over at Memphis Type History, Caitlin Horton and Rebecca Phillips. You may remember them from our previous conversation on Episode 41. Well the paintings, blog, and book are expanding into a weekly podcast where they’ll explore, in bite-sized chunks, the history behind many of Memphis’ iconic landmarks.
In this episode cinematographer Ryan Earl Parker shares about how his moving to New York just may make you see him more in Memphis, we hear behind the scenes tales from the gothic horror feature Sweet Sweet Lonely Girl, and we uncover just who’s bluffing in Memphis.
In this episode with Dr. Stephanie Madden we learn about Memphis through social activism, Teaching PR in the age of “Fake News”, and we hear about Nerd Night. It’s like the Discovery Channel but with booze.
In this episode photographer Aleks Antonío shares about coming from Panama and becoming a US citizen all while learning to tell a story through the camera lens; Those stories include haunting abandoned buildings and zombies attacking weddings.
In this episode, we have Ed Harris of Omerta, and previously Piston Honda, On A Dead Machine, and Surrender The Fall. He’s been in the music biz for over 17 years and Omerta is his foray into independence with no labels just artists that share the same passion about the music they create.
In this episode, we have singer/songwriter Chris Milam hot off the debut of his new album, Kids These Days. We chat about his Memphis gameplan, how he gives off a Paul Simon-Elvis vibe, and how Kids These Days is inspired by a cancelled wedding and couch-surfing into creating the album.
In this episode, Diane Thornton shares her process of designing from condoms, her history as a speaker, social activist, model and artist, and encourages saying the word abortion; she does this, all while living with early onset Alzheimer’s. This episode highly features the event Condomonium held by Choices.