Author: Tim Fulton

70: COTA’s Joanna Pinkerton

With nearly a year in to her role as president and CEO of COTA, Joanna Pinkerton sat down with Columbus Underground reporter Brent Warren to talk about how she came in to her role, the interdependence of mobility in Columbus, mobility as a service, the state of affairs at COTA, and where they’re going.   Shownotes COTA Joanna Pinkerton Department of Transportation Center for Automotive Research Honda/OSU Partnership Transportation Research Center Incorporated Smart Columbus Steiner & Associates MORPC C-PASS Program The Confluence Cast is sponsored by The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) featuring stories about local and regional partners...

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69: Muralist Adam Hernandez

Being a working artist isn’t easy. Thankfully, there are plenty of folks in Columbus to show you the way. Muralist Adam Hernandez talks about how he found his way here, the importance of mentors, and being a “real” person in business. Shownotes Adam Hernandez Art Makes Columbus profile Theme song episode Mysterioso Rock Art P3 Magic Theater Erik Tate episode Stephanie Rond episode Blockfort episode Art and Artists of 614 Facebook group Denmark on High Triad Architects Harmony Project Gravity Project Eduardo Kobra Kaufman Development episode Dude Locker Worst Kept Secret Fest Wexner Center for the Arts 934 Gallery...

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68: Barbara Fant

Slam brought poetry out of academia in the early 1990s. Since then it has grown and become an outlet for performers around the globe. Local poet and performance artist Barbara Fant sat down to talk about the finer workings of the medium and her evolution in it. We also focused on the importance of mentors, the difference between writing and performance, her volunteer work, how to deal with burning out, and what it’s like to share very personal work on stage. Shownotes Barbara Fant Columbus Makes Art profile Sunni Patterson Ohio Dominican Poetry Slam on Wikipedia TEDx Talk William...

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67: The Confluence Cast

With a little over two years of episodes out in the world, it’s high time to give a little more behind the scenes on how the Confluence Cast gets made. This is a rebroadcast of an episode I recorded with local podcast the Sounds of Bustown. They interviewed me about where the the Confluence Cast came from, what the goals for it are, and how the show gets made. Shownotes The Confluence Cast The Sounds of Bustown Loud Cat Podcasts Amy Schmittaur The One You Feed Nina West DragCast Columbus Podcast Festival Create Columbus Commission The Columbus City Charter...

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66: The Matriots

Elected officials should reflect their constituencies. That’s the essential thesis of the Matriots, an Ohio nonpartisan political action committee founded by a group of women who participated in the Women’s March on Washington. I sat down with their executive director, Elissa Schneider, to talk about the organization and their big hairy audacious goal of equal representation of women in public office. Shownotes Matriots Women’s March on Washington Ohio General Assembly Ohio Senate http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/66_matriots.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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