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The Confluence Cast: Besa

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Besa

How do we make the best use of our time and resources to make the biggest impact in our neighborhoods and in our city? I sat down with Matthew Goldstein, Executive Director of Besa, to talk about helping people and businesses give back to their community, innovative, technology-driven approaches to service, the important work being […]

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The Confluence Cast: Choreographer and Dancer Bebe Miller

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Choreographer and Dancer Bebe Miller

How do the choices artists make in their creative process affect what we experience as an audience? I sat down with Bebe Miller, acclaimed choreographer, dancer and director of the Bebe Miller Company to talk about how she arrived at dance as an art form, her newest work In a Rhythm, the keys to appreciating modern […]

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The Confluence Cast: Brandon Anderson of Shadowbox Live

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Brandon Anderson of Shadowbox Live

What’s the role of locally-produced art in shaping our identity as a city? I sat down with Brandon Anderson, General Manager of Shadowbox Live and Backstage Bistro to talk about the Columbus theater scene, the origins of Shadowbox, what it means to be the general manager of America’s largest resident theater company and the responsibility […]

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The Confluence Cast: Kaufman Development

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Kaufman Development

How do commercial real-estate developers create community? I sat down with Brian Suiter, Director of Real Estate Development for Kaufman Development to talk about the future of development in Columbus, Kaufman’s development goals and philosophy, the many moving parts involved in large-scale real estate, and The Gravity Project, an impressive new mixed-use building (and community […]

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The Confluence Cast: Lane Czaplinski of the Wexner Center

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Lane Czaplinski of the Wexner Center

How do cultural art centers decide what’s worthy of presentation? I sat down with Lane Czaplinski, the Wexner Center for the Arts’ new director of performing arts to talk about his journey from literature student to arts curator, his impressions of Columbus, and some of the exciting shows coming up in the Wexner Center’s fall […]

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The Confluence Cast: Cartoon Crossroads Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cartoon Crossroads Columbus

Next week, the capital city will be taken over by Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, a free, citywide arts festival hosted by people and places with a passion for cartoon arts. On the occasion of the festival, I sat down with Columbus-based artist creator Jeff Smith to talk about the festival, his work, and why Columbus is the […]

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The Confluence Cast: Dine Originals, Holy Chicken & New Eats

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Dine Originals, Holy Chicken & New Eats

Dine Originals Week is fast approaching! Hear from the organization’s executive Director about the deals you can take advantage of while enjoying Columbus’s finest independent restaurants and learn about the pitfalls of public relations in Columbus. As a bonus this week, I sat down with the founders of the new restaurant Ambrose and Eve, slated […]

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