Category: Our Arts and Culture

Podcast episode 39: Our Valley effort is making a significant impact here

We’re doing something special for this week’s podcast. I joined with Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort to host a community conversation on February 8th focusing on grass-roots community building effort called Our Valley...

We all own Pybus Public Market: Here’s how we can help it thrive

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/38_Pybus_Public_Market_and_building_community.mp3 One of the myths in the Wenatchee Valley is that Pybus Public Market is “owned” by local philanthropists Mike and JoAnn Walker. While they made extraordinary contributions to make the market a reality,...

Podcast episode 38: The magic of Pybus Public Market in enhancing our community and how we can help

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/38_Pybus_Public_Market_and_building_community.mp3 My guests this week are Kristin Wright Lodge and Katie Pauly of the Pybus Market Charitable Foundation board. We spoke about the magical way that Pybus Public Market has brought the Wenatchee Valley...

For these singers, friendship and music trump their political differences

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/37_The_Apollo_Club-_Healing_the_divide_through_music.mp3 Paul Bergman and Gabe Stefanides have strongly held but diametrically opposed political views, yet they have found a way to develop a deep friendship through their musical kinship in the Apollo Club. I...

Podcast Episode 37: How the Apollo Club is helping heal the political divide through music

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/37_The_Apollo_Club-_Healing_the_divide_through_music.mp3 My guests this week are Paul Bergman and Gabe Stefanides, local singers in the Apollo Club who have radically different political views but who are devoted to their friendship and performing great music....

Mariachi program brings people together and shows us the meaning of treating all with respect

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/36_Mariachi_-_the_antidote_to_divisiveness.mp3 Against the backdrop of political divisiveness and acrimony in our society, our beloved Mariachi Huenachi program continues to bring together people from all walks of life and all political stripes to share in...

Podcast episode 36: Mariachi Huenachi and music as the antidote to our civil strife.

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/36_Mariachi_-_the_antidote_to_divisiveness.mp3 I have three guests this week representing the nationally-renowned Mariachi Huenachi group from Wenatchee High School. With their music, they are building bridges between people in our communities and serving as an antidote...

Podcast Episode 34: Matt Cadman and the responsibility to make the arts accessible to everyone

http://traffic.libsyn.com/artofcommunityncw/34_Matt_Cadman_and_inclusion_in_NCW.mp3 This episode features Matt Cadman, the executive director at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Matt is a passionate advocate for inclusion – that the community is for everyone – regardless of race, religion,...