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Terry Pappy is putting on a series of Write Shops to inspire you to action in your personal or professional life. Terry also shares some stories from her career and how they led her to Florida and her unique brand of consulting.
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Michele is a creative professional living in Ft Myers and generally stirring things up in Southwest Florida and beyond.
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John Rife is one of the original founding members of Florida Creatives in Orlando, and now he joins us to talk about his adventures in blogging about local food, and his experience planning the first-ever Winter Park Harvest Festival. The festival will be held in Central Park on Nov 20th, just a few days before Thanksgiving. Local farmers and tons of others will have their wares on display. You can think local, grow, learn, taste, listen and play, with a "Farm to Table" dinner at the end.
Local artist and curator Anna McCambridge joined us at the Maitland Art Center to discuss her most recent show, a joint show by 4 local artists, titled "A Confluence". Anna is the curator of the Visual Fringe, and helps to organize First Thursdays at the Orlando Museum of Art, as well as curating and supporting art all over Central Florida.
Local film professional, set and prop builder, and last but not least special FX guy Stefan Price is this month's subject. He's created a Friday Night Film Group in Winter Garden that produces internet television and short films under a Creative Commons license. He and his group are inviting just about anyone with a script and the right mindset to come play in their video sandbox.
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Actress and teacher Erika Wilhite tells us about her upcoming production of Orson Welles' War of the Worlds, her pending move to Fayetteville, Arkansas, her experiences with the Orlando Fringe Festival and Hysteria!
Viewpoints WTF? - the voice you hear is Erika - during War of the Worlds rehearsal
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If you've been out at cultural events in Orlando in 2009, there's a good chance you'll see a man looking down at his sketchbook with his watercolors out. He's Thomas Thorspecken, and he's drawing and painting the scene around him. Check his blog in a few days and see the results.
Photo above: Tess at Kerouac House
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In 2008, Chris Jones put together a charity project which collects unused computers, installs free software, and trains a needy family or organization in the care and use. Caring Compy will soon have non-profit status, and we couldn't be more proud of our Florida Creatives membership.
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Tisse Mallon has created a school near Virginia and Mills in Orlando called Direct Art that lets students sample or "taste" different art forms in short and inexpensive classes. Get more info and a list of current offerings at tastethepassionnow.com
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Rachael Page and Ryan Price discuss a bit about Rachael's history and voice some ideas and possibilites for Florida Creatives as a community.
The discussion doesn't end here. You are encouraged to call in with your feedback by leaving a voicemail at 321-441-3964.
To view the meeting notes, please check out previous parts of this Steering Committee recording on FloridaCreatives.com