Nine Rails Arts Podcast Ep. 5 - Ink Dwell Part 2 / LITerally Podcast Reading
In Episode 5, we go on campus to talk Ink Dwell’s Monarch Butterfly Migrating Mural at Weber State University’s Kimball Visual Arts Building. We sat down with Ink Dwell studio co-founders, WSU Hurst Artist-in-Residence, Jane Kim, and adventure journalist, Thayer Walker, as well as Aubrey Eckhardt, one of three art student interns assisting with the mural.
Scott Sprenger, the dean of the Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities, and Matthew Choberka, the Chair & Professor of Art at the Department of Visual Art & Design, joined us for the conversation as well. Ogden’s first Migrating Mural, discussed in Episode 4, is located at The Monarch building at 455 25th Street. Community members can view banner illustrations created by Kim at the Ogden Nature Center.
We also include a reading from the Utah Humanities Book Festival LITerally Podcast Reunion at Good Company Theater. A dozen National and Local authors gathered in Ogden for a book signing, group podcast, and individual readings. We chose our favorite reading for this Episode of the Nine Rails Arts Podcast
The Banyan Collective’s Nine Rails Arts Podcast explores what it means to be an Adventurous Creative in 2018. Through a partnership with arts non-profit, Ogden First, we will get to know Ogden’s new Nine Rails Creative District, as well as the district’s epicenter and future home to artisans, designers & creatives, the Monarch building.
With the connection of the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific, along with other rail lines that went north and south of Ogden in the following years, Ogden was designated in 1874 as the junction location of the two railroad companies, earning it the nickname “Junction City.”
This Extract from Episode 3 features Sara Meess, a Project Coordinator with Ogden’s Business Development Department, who provides a behind the scenes history of how a Creative District is born.
In honor of Episode 10 of the Nine Rails Arts Podcast, our house band The Proper Way gifted us with a new opening ditty, which revealed an uncensored glimpse into 9R host Todd Oberndorfer’s childhood. This episode features a conversation with Lorie Buckley, Derek Williamson, Regina Esparza, and Joel Kitamura; representatives from Ogden City Arts, Culture & Events’ new Information Kiosk/Café, The Corner.
Utah Symphony Guest Conductor, Randall Craig Fleischer, in our Van Sessions #TanVan mobile studio, at Snowbasin Resort for Ogden Symphony Ballet Association’s Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald concert under the stars.
Episode 8 of the Nine Rails Arts Podcast features an interview with Collin Noortmann Chandler, Mark Seawell and Chris Miller, the artists behind Eccles Community Art Center’s November exhibition, “Relative Truth.”
Our first bilingual podcast! We spoke with Maria Salgado with WSU Ballet Folklorico and Leon Araujo, owner of local cafe Coffee Links to chat about the upcoming Mexican Holiday, Dia De Los Muertos, along with Irimelva Reyes, director of Tutulli Ballet Folklorico.
Interview with Ogden City Arts Coordinator, Lorie Buckley. Why a community should focus on the arts, Mayor's Awards in the Arts, First Friday Art Stroll, Ogden Twilight, and the new Nine Rails Arts District.
This episode includes an interview with James Argo of Industrial Art & Design and Jake McIntire of Union Creative Agency. We also spoke with Philadelphia-based BalletX Associate Artistic Director, Tara Keating, along with Dancer, Richard Villaverde.
Nine Rails Arts #Podcast Ep 5, w/Ink Dwell's WSU Hurst Artist-in-Residence, Jane Kim, & adventure journalist, Thayer Walker, WSU Dean of Arts & Humanities Scott Sprenger, & Matthew Choberka, Chair, Department of Visual Art & Design. Plus a LITerally reading, and a duet from NEXT Ensemble.
In Ep. 4, we are joined by the founders of Ink Dwell studio, science illustrator & muralist Jane Kim and adventure journalist Thayer Walker, as well as painter assistants, Laura Macias, Ash Ferlito and Fiorella Ikeue, to discuss Ink Dwell’s Migrating Mural campaign.
In Episode 3, we we chat with Ogden City Business Development Project Coordinator, Sara Meess for a behind-the-scenes look into the making of a Creative District. We also party on the porch with The Proper Way!
Episode 2 features Good Company Theatre founder, Alicia Washington, along with the cast of Green Day’s American Idiot. We talk to Utah Symphony Guest Conductor, Randall Fleischer and with Ogden Symphony Ballet Association Executive Director Mellisa Klein. We then join Thaine Fischer, Managing Partner of the Monarch, for a hardhat tour.
Where Arts and Culture summits the airwaves, this is the Nine Rails Arts Podcast. Hosts R. Brandon Long and Todd Oberndorfer, of The Banyan Collective - Arts & Adventure Podcasting Since 2010 - This episode includes an interview with Lorie Buckley. We also crashed the debrief meeting for Painted Streets, the pilot project for the Nine Rails Creative District.