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Arts & Culture Podcasts

Philly-based, multi-hyphenated, and award-winning actors Jaylene Clark Owens and Justin Jain take on all things Arts & Culture in this joy-forward and ever hilarious variety podcast. From current events, to childhood memories, #PoppaPank centers and uplifts BIPOC voices in the performing and visual arts. Their occasional Pop-in with #PoppaPank segments feature interviews with various industry professionals from Broadway & Hollywood stars to iconic Regional Theatre designers & technicians. Jaylene is a powerful Black spoken word poet and playwright. Justin is a fierce Filipino director and deviser. These dear friends are teachers and professional actors in the HotHouse Company at The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia, not to mention artistic directors of their own companies. Every episode centers on a different theme, but all roads point back to the Arts and bringing a pop of pink into a world that can be very grey. Whether they’re trying to do a freestyle rap, or getting artistic advice from a guest, these two are gonna have a good time! Grab your Poppa Drank and get ready for some shenanigans as Jaylene and Justin get tickled pank (pink) on every episode of #PoppaPank!

Philly-based, multi-hyphenated, and award-winning actors Jaylene Clark Owens and Justin Jain take on all things Arts & Culture in this joy-forward and ever hilarious variety podcast. From current events, to childhood memories, #PoppaPank centers and uplifts BIPOC voices in the performing and visual arts. Their occasional Pop-in with #PoppaPank segments feature interviews with various industry professionals from Broadway & Hollywood stars to iconic Regional Theatre designers & technicians. Jaylene is a powerful Black spoken word poet and playwright. Justin is a fierce Filipino director and deviser. These dear friends are teachers and professional actors in the HotHouse Company at The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia, not to mention artistic directors of their own companies. Every episode centers on a different theme, but all roads point back to the Arts and bringing a pop of pink into a world that can be very grey. Whether they’re trying to do a freestyle rap, or getting artistic advice from a guest, these two are gonna have a good time! Grab your Poppa Drank and get ready for some shenanigans as Jaylene and Justin get tickled pank (pink) on every episode of #PoppaPank!

Location:

United States

Description:

Philly-based, multi-hyphenated, and award-winning actors Jaylene Clark Owens and Justin Jain take on all things Arts & Culture in this joy-forward and ever hilarious variety podcast. From current events, to childhood memories, #PoppaPank centers and uplifts BIPOC voices in the performing and visual arts. Their occasional Pop-in with #PoppaPank segments feature interviews with various industry professionals from Broadway & Hollywood stars to iconic Regional Theatre designers & technicians. Jaylene is a powerful Black spoken word poet and playwright. Justin is a fierce Filipino director and deviser. These dear friends are teachers and professional actors in the HotHouse Company at The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia, not to mention artistic directors of their own companies. Every episode centers on a different theme, but all roads point back to the Arts and bringing a pop of pink into a world that can be very grey. Whether they’re trying to do a freestyle rap, or getting artistic advice from a guest, these two are gonna have a good time! Grab your Poppa Drank and get ready for some shenanigans as Jaylene and Justin get tickled pank (pink) on every episode of #PoppaPank!

Twitter:

@poppapank

Language:

English


Episodes

#PoppaPank Episode 3 (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

7/4/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live: April 15, 2020 Justin & Jaylene have made some songs for their segments. Will they win a Grammy? In this episode, they get frank about their hometowns, talk about the new movie Bad Boys, and doing WHITE at Theatre Horizon! Follow us on social media! Instagram Facebook Twitter YouTube Find...

Duration:00:57:21

#PoppaPank Episode 57

6/27/2022
It’s a special PoppAround Town Episode on #PoppaPank. As a pilot for a new kind of episode, Jaylene and Justin are visiting Reading Terminal Market to celebrate all things food, Philly, and Summer! Come get your TapaPank with us as Justin and Jaylene catch up, review some food spots, and of course play some Pank Gamez. Follow us on social media! Instagram Facebook Twitter YouTube Find our live episodes on our Facebook or YouTube pages! Next live recording: Wednesday July 6 at 9pm ET

Duration:00:36:52

#PoppaPank Episode 4 ft. James Ijames (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

6/20/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live: April 22, 2020 In this very special episode, Jaylene & Justin are joined by national award-winning playwright, actor, director, & artistic leader James Ijames. Need we say more? Follow us on social media! Instagram Facebook Twitter YouTube Find our live episodes on our Facebook or YouTube...

Duration:00:55:57

#PoppaPank Episode 5 w/ Special Guest Daveed Diggs! (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

6/13/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live April 29, 2020 Just when it couldn’t get any better, Jaylene & Justin are joined by television, music, and Broadway star Daveed Diggs. They also get into some childhood memories, troubles with live streaming, and of course, WIGS Follow us on social...

Duration:00:58:27

#PoppaPank Episode 6 (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

6/6/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live May 6, 2020 It’s a new month. The sun is out. Jaylene is running. Justin is painting. Catch our Summer preview episode along with some fan favorite segments. Follow us on social media! Instagram Facebook Twitter YouTube Find our live episodes on our Facebook or YouTube pages! Next live...

Duration:00:54:24

#PoppaPank Episode 7 ft. Taysha Marie Canales & Akeem Davis!! (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

5/30/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live May 13, 2020 #PoppaPank puts on their PoppaPJs and chats fireside with Philebrity actors and theatre artists Taysha Marie Canales and Akeem Davis. They all share memories, talk about the arts, play some games, do some freestyles and get into a Florida vs NYC battle! It’s a 4-for-1 episode you...

Duration:01:00:54

#PoppaPank Episode 8 (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

5/23/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live May 19, 2020 In this episode, Jussen and Jaylene put the focus on Fun & Gamez. We talk all things that bring us joy through friendly competition and battle it out in only the ways #PoppaPank can do. Lots of laughter in this one...all while wearing costumes! Follow us on social...

Duration:00:57:35

#PoppaPank Episode 56

5/16/2022
#PoppaPank took a long PoppaBreak to finish up old projects, start new ones, and do some recovery from some Springtime merriment. Jaylene and Justin have a lot to catch up on, as well as fill listeners in on some much anticipated upcoming projects. In today’s Pank News we will also celebrate the achievements of podcast bestie and collaborator, playwright James Ijames. We have a ton of joy to celebrate, uplift, and share with our beloved Pank Poppas, so grab your #PoppaDrank because It’s...

Duration:00:52:05

#PoppaPank Episode 9 ft. Anthony Martinez-Briggs (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

5/9/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live May 27, 2020 #PoppaPank talks about the power of staying creative and interviews creative genius and Philebrity theatre artist, teacher, and musician Anthony Martinez-Briggs. Come listen to all the places this modern day Philosopher-Artist takes us, plus the fun and games you’d expect from Jaylene...

Duration:00:59:46

#PoppaPank Episode 10 (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

5/2/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live June 3, 2020 In this shortened episode, #PoppaPank takes a break from regular programming to talk about the state of the world, justice for Black Lives, and share some moments of joy. Follow us on social media! Instagram Facebook Twitter YouTube Find our live episodes on our Facebook or...

Duration:00:51:56

#PoppaPank Episode 11 ft. Tianne King!! (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

4/25/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live June 10, 2020 In this very special episode, Jaylene and Justin Pop-In with Creative Director, choreographer, and social media influencer Tianne King. We find joy in these challenging times, talk about art making and media influencing, learn a dance routine, and of course, play some games! Follow...

Duration:00:53:56

#PoppaPank Episode 12 ft. BIPOC Theatre Companies! (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

4/18/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live June 24, 2020 The UPLIFT Episode! Jaylene and Justin Pop-In with company members from some of Philadelphia’s most vital theatre organizations serving and empowering BIPOC communities & artists. We spend time getting to know Power Street Theatre, Theatre in the X, Philadelphia Asian Performing...

Duration:00:57:29

#PoppaPank Episode 13 ft. Miriam A. Hyman AKA Robyn Hood! (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

4/11/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live June 24, 2020 Jaylene & Justin bid a fond farewell to Theatre Horizon as they close out their time on Horizon at Home with a VERY special celebrity guest, Miriam A. Hyman AKA Robyn Hood. Known for her multi-disciplinary work in the music industry, on television, and onstage, #PoppaPank dives into...

Duration:00:50:46

#PoppaPank Episode 55 ft. Lindsay Smiling

4/4/2022
#PoppaPank is turning 2 YEARS OLD!!! It’s our Poppaversary. Jaylene and Justin are celebrating with this 55th special episode. We'll be tickling ourselves Pank with memories and resolutions. As a very special bonus, this episode’s Pop-in with #PoppaPank, will feature award-winning actor and fellow Wilma HotHouse member, Lindsay Smiling! We'll talk all things Cherry Orchard, which is coming up at The Wilma. Of course, Lindsay will also be joining us for some games and the ever joyful...

Duration:00:54:07

#PoppaPank Episode 14 (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

3/28/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live July 8, 2020 It’s our summer BREAK! Check in with us to see what we’ve been up to. Jaylene’s been running, Justin slept on the ground in a forest, HAMILTON came out, there’s a lot to cover. Oh, and of course, we play some gamez! Follow us on social...

Duration:00:57:17

#PoppaPank Episode 54

3/21/2022
Look out! Cause this episode of #PoppaPank is all about celebrating the one, the only, JAYLENE CLARK OWENS! Yes, it is Jaylene’s birthday on the podcast and JCO and Justin are ready to celebrate in every way they can. Justin will also share some of his favorite Jaylene stories and memories, as well as give a preview of how The Cherry Orchard at the Wilma Theatre is going. Don’t forget to pour your PoppaDrank and put on your party hats ‘cause JCO’s birthday is a full-on Holidaaay!!! Follow...

Duration:00:53:38

#PoppaPank Episode 15 (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

3/14/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live July 22, 2020 #PoppaPank is (Episode) 15! We got our learners permit and can’t wait to drive you to Giggletown as we talk about what has us Tickled Pank, a special and adorable Hot Topic, a new game (!!), and an interview with Justin about all things Jain. Don’t miss it. Follow us on social...

Duration:00:57:06

#PoppaPank Episode 53

3/7/2022
#PoppaPank is letting the good times roll as we celebrate Mardi Gras and Carnival with Jaylene and Justin - green, gold, purple, and PANK style! In today’s episode, we’ll be talking about NOLA, the return of Mardi Gras in the Big Easy, Carnival, and the joys of living a Fat Tuesday life anytime of the year. Justin will also give us some personal insight into visiting New Orleans at Mardi Gras and Jaylene will throw it back to her time at Trinidad Carnival. Joyously tune in with your...

Duration:00:54:39

#PoppaPank Episode 16 ft. R. Eric Thomas (BONUS--#PankPopBack)

2/28/2022
This is one of our bonus episodes, which we like to call #PankPopBacks! We will gradually release these older episodes until all live episodes are uploaded to this podcast platform. Recorded live August 12, 2020 It’s August! And Jaylene and Justin continue our summer special episodes with a very exciting Pop-In with award-winning playwright, author, and columnist R. Eric Thomas. We’ll talk about his writing, bask in what has us all Tickled Pank, and of course, play some games! Follow us...

Duration:00:50:12

#PoppaPank Episode 52

2/21/2022
After a brief Winter break, #PoppaPank is reaching for Olympic wins as Jaylene and Justin share Golden ways to relax and recover after big surgeries. In today’s episode, we’ll be skiing into Tickled Panks about Olympic Athletes, Superbowl Shows, and other Arts & Culture happenings both local and national. Jaylene will also give us some insight into her fibroid journey. Tune in with your PoppaDrank and relax into this episode of #PoppaPank! Follow us on social...

Duration:00:52:57