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The Confluence Cast: Coding Bootcamps

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Coding Bootcamps

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 […]

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The Confluence Cast: Department of Neighborhoods

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: 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 […]

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The Confluence Cast: Local Musician Angela Perley

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Local Musician 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. http://theconfluencecast.com/episodes/30_perley.mp3 Shownotes for this episode This Confluence Cast episode is sponsored by Art Makes Columbus, […]

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The Confluence Cast: Arnold Sports Festival

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: 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. http://theconfluencecast.com/episodes/29_arnold.mp3 Shownotes for this episode Connect with the Confluence […]

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The Confluence Cast: Black Art in Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Black Art in Columbus

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, […]

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The Confluence Cast: How The Columbus Foundation Strengthens the Capital City

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: How The Columbus Foundation Strengthens the Capital City

Solving the immediate and long-term problems of Columbus is no small task. Thankfully, the Columbus Foundation is wielding both a large purse and a large influence. We spoke with Dan Sharpe, Director, Community Leadership and Nonprofit Effectiveness for The Columbus Foundation, about how their funds and initiatives strengthen and improve the capital city. http://theconfluencecast.com/episodes/27_foundation.mp3 Shownotes for […]

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The Confluence Cast: Blockfort

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Blockfort

How do you build a community around what you’re passionate about? This week, Adam Brouillette sat down to discuss Blockfort, the new gallery and studio space Downtown, and why he thinks Columbus is the best city for doers. http://theconfluencecast.com//episodes/26_blockfort.mp3 Shownotes for this episode Follow the Confluence Cast: Web | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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