Author: Tim Fulton

32: Tech Elevator

The disparity between the tech job openings in Columbus and qualified candidates to fill them is vast. To help bridge that gap, coding bootcamps have been popping up around town. Tech Elevator co-founder and CEO Anthony Hughes talks about their program, who may be interested in it, and what makes Columbus a good market for them. Shownotes Tech Elevator Rev1 Ventures Drive Capital Skills Fund IC Stars Smart Cities CoverMyMeds   http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/32_techelevator.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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31: Department of Neighborhoods

As we embark on our semi-regular neighborhoods series, we went to the person tasked with creating a one-stop shop for neighborhoods to access city-government services. In this week’s episode, Director Carla Williams-Scott discusses the various functions of the Department of Neighborhoods, the impetus for it, and what opportunities she sees in the diversity of our city’s neighborhoods and the disparity between them. Shownotes: Department of Neighborhoods Director Carla Williams-Scott 311 Community Relations Commission Neighborhood Pride Neighborhood Liaison Program The Confluence Cast is sponsored by Chepri, a full-service web and mobile development company, specializing in design and programming services. Defined through skill and...

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30: Angela Perley

On the occasion of their upcoming showcase at SXSW, I sat down with Angela Perley of Angela Perley and the Howlin’ Moons to talk about their career trajectory, listen to a few tracks, and discuss why she calls Columbus home. Shownotes: Angela Perley & the Howlin’ Moons Spotify Vital Companies Music Videos: “Athens” | “White Doves” | “Electric Flame“ Atomic Music Group http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/30_perley.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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29: Arnold Sports Festival

Let’s get pumped up! The Arnold Sports Festival is coming to town and I sat down with the organization’s president, Bob Lorimer, to learn about how it got started, how Bob is carrying on the legacy of his father,  and I focus way too much on table tennis. Shownotes: Arnold Sports Festival Table Tennis Kids & Teens EXPO Schedule Volunteer opportunities Party with the Pros Photo Gallery: Arnold Sports Festival 2016 http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/29_arnold.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |...

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28: Holler

The art community in Columbus is a strong one. But there’s a large portion of it that you don’t see; specifically black art. Scott Woods created Holler to showcase the work of black artists across disciplines. In this week’s episode Scott discusses Holler and the impetus for it, the Columbus art scene as a whole, and the importance of having a space to work. Shownotes Holler: 30 Days of Columbus Black Art Columbus Museum of Art Writers Block Poetry Night Kafe Kerouac Scott Woods Makes Lists New Harvest Cafe & Urban Arts Center Columbus Performing Arts Center Transit Arts...

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