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CREATORS WHO MEAN BUSINESS! We road trip inside the "Mobile Incubator" with artists, performers, designers, writers and makers going full hustle!

CREATORS WHO MEAN BUSINESS! We road trip inside the "Mobile Incubator" with artists, performers, designers, writers and makers going full hustle!
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CREATORS WHO MEAN BUSINESS! We road trip inside the "Mobile Incubator" with artists, performers, designers, writers and makers going full hustle!

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English


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THE MISEDUCATION OF CREATORS | How Good Grades Can F*ck Up Your Life

7/23/2019
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Why are most creators in worse shape after school? Grades can punish true creativity, and teach us to do what's already been done. Through his personal story, BFA/MBA Lucas Spivey lays out scandals in higher ed, arguing that it's time for creators to banish grades, and create a new kind of education, one that rewards true creativity.

Duration:00:15:29

$9 JAR OF PICKLES | Would You Pay Twice The Price?

6/23/2019
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What makes local food better? More delicious? More nutritious? Or is it the story? We barnstormed Fermentation Fest in Reedsburg Wisconsin and asked 100+ people, "What local food would you be willing to pay double for?... And why?"

Duration:00:24:05

TAXPAYER TIME MACHINE | Seattle's Viaduct is History

3/14/2019
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The demolition of a two mile bridge invokes the collective ghosts of Seattle past and present. With $3.3 billion on the line, we jump into a time machine and find that rational decisions about money are emotional after all. Producer/Host: Lucas Spivey Sound Designer/Editor: Lucas Spivey Associate Producer: Julianna Ross, Space 101.1fm Audio: Poddington Bear, Otis McDonald Field Reporters: Amoshaun Toft Kristine Kim Neroli Price Trevor Pogue Kendra Hanna Ben Campion Karina...

Duration:00:30:25

INVEST IN KINDNESS: Bryce McCloud

2/18/2019
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Printmaker & public art provocateur Bryce McCloud created a new currency called Bryce Bux to stimulate the kindness economy of Nashville, Tennessee. What's the return on good deeds? Can you get rich quick on kindness? What's the value of art & relationships? #itsfreerealestate

Duration:00:38:55

SEX, POETRY & DETROIT | Rosemarie Wilson

11/12/2018
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U want naughty or nice? Rosemarie Wilson has a wall of awards for slammin both. Either as One Single Rose™ or Ms. Detroit™, she's a full hustle poet, playwright, singer, actress & author. She tells us her story of Detroit grind, intellectual property, performing erotic poetry internationally and in the bedroom! This ep is NSFW. 😛

Duration:00:38:43

$5K TO $200K: Le'Andra LeSeur

10/17/2018
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ArtPrize 10 winner Le'Andra Leseur turned a $5k grant into a $200k installation. Originally from the Bronx, Atlanta and currently in Jersey, Le'Andra got her bachelors in business on a basketball scholarship, but returned to get her BFA in photography. Her work embodies the pain, the power and the beauty of #blacklivesmatter.

Duration:00:32:43

ATHLETE 2 ARTIST: Blake McFarland

10/3/2018
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Retired Blue Jays pitcher Blake McFarland always wanted to make the major leagues. After a career ending injury, now he's taken that same discipline into his visual art. His upcycled tire art has been commissioned by Goodyear, Lululemon and sports arenas across the US. Producer, editor, sound designer: Jes Thayer Producer, editor: Lucas Spivey Theme: Otis McDonald Music: The Grand Affair

Duration:00:35:26

HIT ESC ON 9-5: Ellen Rutt

9/24/2018
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Ellen is a multidisciplinary visual artist whose work can be found on everything from album covers to eyeglass packaging to basketball courts, and whose murals bring life to cities around the world. I wanted to ask her about the role of social media and self-promotion in an artist’s life. But what really made me excited about this episode was Ellen’s path to becoming a full-time artist, which included freelance design, a full-time job, and was not complete without a total breakdown. But the...

Duration:00:28:26

F*CK FEAR: Sister Louisa

9/12/2018
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Grant Henry (AKA Sister Louisa) dropped out of seminary and pursued his "search for truth" into antiques, a gallery, two bars, a retail shop, and now a done up kids camp. In this episode you hear how his long winded business names have been both a blessing and curse, and how to deal with priests & nuns praying that you close your doors.

Duration:00:36:31

DON'T TRY, BE: Diego Orlandini

9/4/2018
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Wynwood Walls is the mecca for muralists. What's the value of being an authentic artist? How do we collaborate as creators? Diego Orlandini dreamed up the Wynwood Coloring Book and the Ultimate Street Art Coloring Book series, bringing together artists from the block all the way to Banksy.

Duration:00:27:59

STITCH IN TIME: Miss Monogram & The White Stitch

8/30/2018
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A mom & pop embroidery shop! Samantha Shepherd and Dustin White grew up in two different worlds that have threaded themselves together. Samantha is "Miss Monogram", she’s the creative eye, the one who comes up with ideas and quotes the custom work. Samantha grew up in a dry cleaning business, and one day her dad brought home an embroidery machine. As a young mother she patched together enough of her embroidery work to start her own creative business. Dustin is the back end of their 2nd store...

Duration:00:43:37

BOSS OF SAUCE - Nick Sambrato

8/14/2018
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Founder and boss of Mama's Sauce, Nick has to maintain century-old printing presses, and manage everything from alligators to hurricanes, to egos to expectations - not to mention whatever curveball the state of Florida throws his way next! Always the enigma, Nick is one part Action Jack and another part Willy Wonka with an unrelenting energy and passion for his unique pursuit.

Duration:00:35:56

99% PERSPIRATION: Lolo Reskin

8/6/2018
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Too talented to be just "the girl at the record store", Lolo applied an opportunistic mindset and professional demeanor to became an unconventional champion for the Miami music scene. Not only does she manage her own record store with her best friend, she is also a successful DJ, promoter, event planner, music programmer, television host, and more! In a city known for glitz and glamour, Lolo's success comes from practicality and straight forwardness.

Duration:00:36:15

PROPHET & LOSS: Xulu Jones

7/30/2018
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Xulu Jones opens up about how his challenging upbringing taught him to become a "psychedelic-funk-reggae-rocker" that simultaneously keeps his band, brand, friends, and family Galaxy Rockin' together. Over the past 6 years his transition from homelessness and drugs to being a provider has given him a prophetic self awareness.

Duration:00:35:43

LIFE IS A TRIP: Crimson Bikes

4/2/2018
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Co-founding Crimson Bikes was a labor of love for Charles T James & Daisy Chiu. Charles tells his bicycle journey from Mississippi to Harvard, and Daisy shares her vision of adaptive cycling technologies for disabled riders.

Duration:00:31:39

Tour of Culture Hustlers Exhibition!

3/9/2018
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NEXT Producer Andrea Muraskin takes us on an exhibition tour of "Culture Hustlers: Artists Minding Their Business" at the Boston Center for the Arts, starring: Derek Erdman, Kristin Farr, SmithShop, Tieton Mosaic, and the Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center.

Duration:00:08:53

ART OF SPOONING: Jim Grace

2/28/2018
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Starting as author and law student, now Jim runs the Boston chapter of Arts & Business Council and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. And yes... he literally "wrote the book on spooning".

Duration:00:32:48

LEGALIZE BALLET: Allyn Ginns

2/28/2018
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Ballerina and IP lawyer, Allyn runs the Legal Link program in Miami.

Duration:00:31:25

COURTROOM THEATRICS: Paola Ferrer

2/28/2018
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Actor & attorney have something in common for Paola, the ultimate side-hustler who now uses her skills to advocate at the state house.

Duration:00:33:00

FOUNDERS FIT: Dave Cambria & Frans Wetterings

1/29/2018
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Shooting “In The Bedroom” to “Brotherhood”, and commercial work from Volkswagen to Victoria's Secret, Frans & Dave have joined their talents for 20 years in Red Herring Motion Picture Lighting and now Red Sky Studios.

Duration:00:30:59