Nine Rails Arts Podcast Ep. 3 - Birth of a Creative District with Ogden City Project Coordinator Sara Meess / The Proper Way
In Episode 3, we podcast from the heart of the Jefferson Avenue Historic District during the 125th Anniversary Celebration of the Eccles Art Center.
Ogden City Business Development Project Coordinator, Sara Meess, joins us for a behind-the-scenes look into the making of a Creative District.
We also party on the porch with Shane Osguthorpe and Scott Rogers of the Nine Rails Arts Podcast house band, The Proper Way, and discuss the satisfying art of balancing a day job with one's artistic pursuits.
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.