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BOCO Town from the Historic Turnage Theatre

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BOCO Town from Arts of the Pamlico at the Turnage Theatre in Historic Downtown Washington, North Carolina. We talk to the amazing people in our community who help Arts of the Pamlico deliver such a rich variety of programs and events. News and updates on Arts of the Pamlico, along with interviews with the people behind everything that happens at the Turnage Theatre. Support our Historic Turnage Theatre and Arts of the Pamlico: https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/

BOCO Town from Arts of the Pamlico at the Turnage Theatre in Historic Downtown Washington, North Carolina. We talk to the amazing people in our community who help Arts of the Pamlico deliver such a rich variety of programs and events. News and updates on Arts of the Pamlico, along with interviews with the people behind everything that happens at the Turnage Theatre. Support our Historic Turnage Theatre and Arts of the Pamlico: https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/

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United States

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BOCO Town from Arts of the Pamlico at the Turnage Theatre in Historic Downtown Washington, North Carolina. We talk to the amazing people in our community who help Arts of the Pamlico deliver such a rich variety of programs and events. News and updates on Arts of the Pamlico, along with interviews with the people behind everything that happens at the Turnage Theatre. Support our Historic Turnage Theatre and Arts of the Pamlico: https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/

Language:

English

Contact:

2525122215


Episodes

Alice Sadler - Jennie Ann Cole - Liz Liles

9/22/2021
BOCO Town is recorded on stage at the Historic Turnage Theatre in Washington, North Carolina. The recording session is open to the public. Visit artsofthepamlico.org for the next recording date. Hosts Steve Barnes and Leesa Jones chat with Alice Sadler, who provides a first person account of life in Washington while schools were still segregated. Her gifted storytelling brings that history to life in our imaginations. Alice Sadler is curator of the P.S. Jones Museum in Washington. Jennie...

Duration:01:10:57

Jeffery Phipps - Eric Martinez

9/4/2021
Hosts, Steve Barnes and Leesa Jones chat with Jeffery and his new intern. Support the show (https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/)

Duration:00:34:38

Clay Carter - Ethan Wolf

9/3/2021
Hosts Steve Barnes and Leesa Jones chat with Clay Carter and Ethan Wolf Support the show (https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/)

Duration:00:39:47

Ethan Wolf - Turnage Theatre Manager

9/3/2021
Steve Barnes chats with Jeffery Phipps and Ethan Wolf Support the show (https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/)

Duration:00:30:46

Ashley Padgett - Beaufort County schools

9/3/2021
Leesa and Steve chat with Ethan Wolf, Heather Summers, and Ashley Padgett (Beaufort County schools) Support the show (https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/)

Duration:00:44:28

Leesa Jones, Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum

3/14/2021
Leesa Jones shares her journey from and back to Washington on this episode of BoCo Town. Listen in to learn how the Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum came to be in Washington, NC. Learn about and hear the coded language used to communicate paths to freedom and the role the Pamlico River "alley" played in the pursuit of freedom. Then watch for the next episode when Leesa brings her delightful personality back to BoCo Town as the new co-host starting in...

Duration:00:36:57

Musicians, Michael Stephenson & Jim Gilliam

2/22/2021
Listen in to this BoCo Town episode and learn about the saxophone and two musicians that have mastered it and many instruments. Michael Stephenson and Jim Gilliam join us on stage at the Historic Turnage Theatre to share their musical journeys, fun facts about the instruments they play and how they came together at Pitt Community College to keep the journey going. Support the show (https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/)

Duration:00:34:04

Scott Campbell's Christmas in The Original Washington

12/6/2020
Scott Campbell is well known and loved for his outgoing personality in his role here in Washington, NC, as a realtor, a talented performer, and avid supporter of the arts. In this episode, Steve Barnes and Debra Torrence chat with Scott to learn about how Scott’s waterway to Washington and his love of the area. Scott drops a teaser of his upcoming reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" Support the show (https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/)

Duration:00:22:48

Washington NC Tourism Development Authority with Erin Ruyle

11/22/2020
Washington Tourism Development Authority (WTDA) Executive Director, Erin Ruyle, along with her staff, Paula Stephenson and Gabrielle Whitlock, provide an update on tourism in recent turbulent months. Rather than reporting that Washington's tourism has been dramatically down, Erin provides a few surprising statistics that can be attributed to the region's resilience and the TDA's resourcefulness. Go to VisitWashingtonNC.com and TurnageTheatre.org for more information. Support the show...

Duration:00:28:07

James Jones - Freedom of North Carolina

11/19/2020
James Jones discusses his upcoming new movie Support the show (https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/)

Duration:00:36:22

BOCO Town with Emily Soeken

9/28/2020
Emily Soeken, Arts of the Pamlico's East Carolina University's (ECU) State Employees Credit Union Public Fellows Intern joins BoCo Town Hosts, Torrence and Barnes. Soeken is currently a Junior in Theatre Education at ECU. Listen in as she shares how she was introduced to historical places, who gave her the theatre bug -- on and off stage -- and what she is creating for your next visit to the Historic Turnage Theatre. Support the show (https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/)

Duration:00:31:27

AOP's Oral History project with NC Folklife Institute

7/26/2020
Before podcasts, oral storytelling around a campfire, on a porch, at a reunion threaded together lives in a community. Guest Sarah Bryan was drawn to oral storytelling from an early age, sitting at the feet of her elders taking it all in. Sarah leads the NC Folklife Institute and will be leading a research project supported by the NC Humanities Council to plan an indepth project to capture the oral histories of the Turnage Theatre. Eric Martinez, AOP's Golden Leaf Foundation-supported...

Duration:00:30:15

Shannon Reising, Le Moulin Rouge de Danse - Wayne Stoeckert, Singer/Song Writer

6/26/2020
Shannon Resing and Wayne Stoeckert are two local artists who are woven into the fabric of what our community experiences in the arts routinely. Shannon is a trained dancer and owner of Moulin Rouge de Danse. Her team offers an array of classes for youth and adults in the red barn with recitals at the Turnage Theatre. Wayne has a long history of playing and singing in bands starting up north in New York State and down the eastern seaboard. His smooth vocals and flying fingers on the guitar...

Duration:00:30:17

Paloma Capanna, Writer - Timothy Bivans, Musician

6/14/2020
Paloma Capanna joins us to share her journey into the writing world. An attorney practicing and living in Beaufort, NC, Capanna now has two professions having authored poems, a collection of essays entitled Nearly Fifty and a recently completed first — a political thriller titled Inconclusive. Listen in and make your own conclusions about this talented member of the AOP art group affiliate, the Pamlico Writers Group. Tim Bivans joined us from his music studio in Auden. A popular musician...

Duration:00:39:46

Gary Duncan, Scientist/Artist - Nannette Garrett, Singer/Songwriter

6/7/2020
Gary Duncan joined us on BoCo Town to share his journey from neuro scientist to clothing designer. A musician too, Gary brings microscopic images to life in vivid colors and transfers them on to cloth for uniquely designed women's clothing and COVID19 masks. Nanette Garrett of the band Garrett is an award winning singer, musician, talented song writer and more who found Washington in her youth as her musical passion found a stage. She's been sharing her music ever since. Find her performing...

Duration:00:26:08

Billy Vaughn, All About Kites - Al Powell, IBX STEM Center

5/22/2020
Join us for our 10th BoCo Town episode and take flight - really! Bily Vaughn shares his love of flight and the background on how the flexible wing, Rogallo Wing, was created that led to hang gliding and numerous innovations. Al Powell shares the first drone program for youth in Beaufort County, a partnership with Microsoft and how you can get involved with the IBX STEM Center. Support the show (https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/)

Duration:00:39:56

Ray Midgett, Historian - Ruth Wyand, Musician

5/16/2020
Ray Midgett Ray joins us to share his passion for local maritime history. Listen in as Ray shares a bit of history about the river port Washington used to be, how a deadly twist of fate for President Lincoln has ties to the region, and the work of a local group preserving Washington’s history, the Historic Port of Washington, is bringing history to the fore. Ruth Wyand Ruth Wyand, a one-woman band — literally — spent time with us sharing how she sings, strums, drums and shakes songs...

Duration:00:36:26

Ginger Gehres, Artist - Bob Daw, Musician

5/10/2020
Ginger Gehres, Artist Artist, Ginger Gehres, has always considered her soul to be that of a naturalist and conservationist. Running the gamut from wildlife, landscapes, and florals… they all hold a fascination for her. She carries a deep desire to show others their individual beauty. Join us as we talk with visual bard and award wining artist Ginger Gehres about how she tells a story through scratchboarding. Scratchboard is a fine art technique that employs the use of sharp tools to remove...

Duration:00:33:25

Amber Flora Thomas, Poet - Brian Burke, Musician

4/25/2020
Amber Flora Thomas, a writer and poet, professor and more joined us today for BoCo Town. The author of Eye of Water: Poems which was selected by Harryette Mullen as the winner of the 2004 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Her other books include, The Rabbits Could Sing: Poems (University of Alaska Press, 2012) and Red Channel in the Rupture: Poems (Red Hen Press, 2018). You can find her poetry in publications we shared below. Brian Burke (Back Pocket Buddha) hails from New York but has been in North...

Duration:00:51:42

Lou Hunley, BHM Library - Erin Staebell, AOP

4/18/2020
Lou Hunley is the Children's Librarian at BHM Library. Headquartered in Washington, NC the regional library serves Beaufort, Hyde and MArtin Counties, including Ocracoke Island. Lou coordinates and supports children's programming across the region. Lou shares what locals can find online through the library system, programs they have been working on and what she calls a noodle-head tale! Erin Staebell is the Arts of the Pamlico Turnage Theatre's Coordinator for theatre and youth programs....

Duration:00:38:56