Conversations With Creative Waco

Every 4th and 5th Friday

Conversations With Creative Waco sits down with creative leaders and innovators and takes you into the world of arts and culture in Waco. 

Hosting this week is Rae Jefferson.  Rae talks with Tyrha Lindsey-Warren, founder of the Waco Family and Faith International Film Festival.  Also on the program, Fiona Bond talks about an arts consultation that could be the next step in extablishing Waco's cultural identity in the Creative Waco update.  There's also David Smith with an installment of David and Art.


This week on Conversations With Creative Waco, guest host (and Creative Waco Executive Director) Fiona Bond interviews Tom Balk, Senior Park Planner at City of Waco Parks and Recreation Department and Robbie Barber, Associate Professor of Sculpture at Baylor University about the “Waco Sculpture Zoo”, which is being installed along the banks of the Brazos River between downtown and pecan bottoms. 

She also talks to Luann Jennings about a new program of professional development coaching for artists, performers and creatives wanting to build their arts-based businesses in Waco. And there is an installment of David and Art.  


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This week on Conversations With Creative Waco, co-host Kennedy Sam interviews Eastside Market's Andreas Zaloumis, Deoryen Thornton and Eric Linares just in time for the holiday season. Sam also sits down with Mike Brock of White Elephant on the importance of shopping locally. 


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This week on Conversations With Creative Waco, Rae Jefferson talks about creativity with show co-host Kennedy Sam of Creative Waco. Jefferson also sits down with the Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute's public programs manager, Stephanie Martinez, to talk about upcoming holiday events, special exhibits and the mission to inspire entrepreneurship in the museum's guests. 


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This week on Conversations With Creative Waco, Kennedy Sam interviews Steve Veracruz, the co-founder of the Central Texas Artist Collective about the upcoming Ekphrasis show. Sam also speaks with Karla Bautista about the Dia De Los Muertos festival on November 2 - as well as Kay Reinke from the Professional Artists of Central Texas about the annual Brazos Fine Art Show. 


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This week on Conversations With Creative Waco, Kennedy Sam from Creative Waco steps in to host an episode centered on upcoming October events in the arts. Sam interviews Cultural Arts of Waco Executive Directo, Doreen Ravenscroft, about Waco Cultural Arts Fest on October 4 - 6.


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This week on Conversations With Creative Waco, host Rae Jefferson interviews Angela Everett, the new director of Mission Waco's Jubilee Theatre - a performance arts space for the community, especially young children. 

On this episode of Conversations with Creative Waco, Rae Jefferson talks with Alfred Solano, President of the Central Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, about the Chamber and the Floating Mercado. They are later jioned by Arts Events Organizer Monica Shannon to discuss Hispanic Heritage Month and the second annual Hispanic Heritage Arts Celebration. 

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On Conversations with Creative Waco, Kennedy Sam interviews Julia Harmon who is the Director of Mammoth Collective, a group of all-female artists in Waco. She also talks to Rebekah Hagman, Gallery Director of Cultivate 7Twelve, about Cultivate Days and events happening at the gallery this week.

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On Conversations with Creative Waco, Rae Jefferson interviews Adam Moore who created Analog Waco - a local storytelling event that's developed a following over the past year. She also talks with Wendy Gragg, a local storyteller and journalist, about her participation in the event. 


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On this episode of Conversations With Creative Waco, host Rae Jefferson talks with Jacob Green and Katie Selman from Keep Waco Loud, a new project that’s connecting music lovers with hard-to-find genres of music in Waco.

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This month on Conversations With Creative Waco, host Rae Jefferson talks with the Creative Waco staff Fiona Bond, Kennedy Sam and Stefanie Wheat-Johnson about their second annual ArtPrenticeship mural program and what the community can expect to see by the end of the summer. 


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On this episode of Conversations With Creative Waco, host Rae Jefferson sits down with Doreen Ravenscoft, the director of the Cultural Arts of Waco,  to talk about Art on Elm, a free annual event that puts art right onto the streets of Waco. 


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This month on Conversations With Creative Waco, host Rae Jefferson interviews artistic director Brooke Schlecte and music director Chris Sies of the Gobsmacked: An Evening of Dance and Music with Food and Wine event from Out On A Limb Dance Company. 

Jefferson also interview Luann Jennings who leads professional development at Creative Waco.


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On this month's edition of Conversations With Creative Waco, host Rae Jefferson interviews Deep in The Heart Film Festival co-director Samuel Thomas. The two discuss this year's festival on March 28 - 31, its early beginnings and what goals the festival's team has moving forward. 


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