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Podcast by Bill Harvey

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Podcast by Bill Harvey

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Episodes

episode 16 - John Fell

9/18/2018
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John Fell John is a noted drummer, drum gear guru, photographer, motorcycle aficionado, co-founder of Main Drag Music, in Williamsburg Brooklyn and recently became a father. He’s worked with an array of bands and individuals including The Isolator, Miami Sound Machine, Perfect Strangers, Kid Congo Powers of the Cramps, Gun Club, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds along with another downtown legend Jack Martin https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Fell_(drummer)

Duration:00:33:37

episode 15 - Steven Williams

9/18/2018
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Steven Williams - Drummer, producer, entrepreneur Steven has been active in rock, hip-hop, jazz, Americana, funk and even done some Broadway. He’s a New York player in the best tradition. Steven shares his interesting journey from Baltimore to Brooklyn along the way working with Vanilla Ice, De La Soul, Digable Planets, Sade, David Byrne and many, many other top artists.

Duration:00:35:10

episode 14- Nina Roberts

9/18/2018
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Nina Roberts is a journalist - writer and photographer based in New York. Her stories and photographs, primarily about immigrant entrepreneurs, have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Observer and The Boston Globe. Follow her @ninarobertsnyc

Duration:00:29:58

episode 13: Tom Ridgley

9/18/2018
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2018 - Tom is currently the Executive Producer of the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival - previously as co-founder of Waterwell Theater in New York he directed Hamlet, Blueprint Specials, GOODBAR, #9, The|King|Operetta, Marco Millions (based on lies) [Drama Desk nom.] and The Persians, among others. He’s presented work at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Old Globe, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, as well as Yale, Johns Hopkins, Indiana and Trinity College....

Duration:00:38:01

episode 12 - Joseph Lentol

2/14/2018
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Joe Lentol has seen it all - he's the second longest serving member of the New York State Assembly and a third generation politician from North Brooklyn. Recently Joe sponsored a bill called the Empire State Music Production Tax Credit which would provide a tax credit [similar to the film and television production tax credit] to help bring music production back to New York State. Joe shares thoughts about community and creativity from the perspective of a local public servant....

Duration:00:37:40

episode 11 - Vahap Avsar

2/14/2018
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VAHAP AVSAR and his partner Lexy Funk created the first fashion brand identified with Brooklyn - Brooklyn Industries - in 1997. But Vahap doesn’t think of himself as a business guy, he's an artist whose works are shown in galleries and museums around the world. Vahap’s fascinating story begins in his family’s ancient village in the mountains of Turkey and then winds through Europe, New York City and ultimately to Brooklyn. Along the way he creates ideas, businesses and art. As he talks with...

Duration:00:38:13

episode 10- Cassandra Jenkins

2/14/2018
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Cassandra's music has been described as 'a tapestry that is tender and trance like.' She's as prolific as she is talented, her songs will draw you in and take you on a journey through. Her live show will get you up dancing and leave you wanting more. Cassandra is also an accomplished visual artist and interestingly, an avid urban bird watcher. She shares her thoughts about inspiration, creativity and community in a wide ranging conversation. www.cassandrajenkins.com

Duration:00:36:35

episode 9 - Dhruv Chopra

2/14/2018
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Dhruv Chopra talks with Bill about his interesting journey that took from Bombay to Bushwick via Yale. A musician and a social entrepreneur Dhruv is focused on building new sustainable cultural and economic modes and institutions - most recently as co-founder of Elsewhere the game changing cultural venue in Bushwick Brooklyn. He's active in urban and cultural policy ideation in NYC and he's really just getting started. Dhruv shares his thoughts about inspiration, hard work and maintaining...

Duration:00:37:15

episode 8 - Elodie Blanchard

2/14/2018
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Elodie was on the fast track to be a force in the world of Parisian couture but she was bored by the prospect of just designing frou frou frocks. She left Paris and couture behind, moved to LA where she created conceptual garments, and theatrical events that examined the performative nature of garment, identity and fashion. Now an award winning designer, she's crafted a career built on her inquisitive nature and love of making for the sake of making. Elodie talks eloquently with Bill about...

Duration:00:37:39

episode 7 - Arash Mokhtar

2/14/2018
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Arash Mokhtar - actor and visual artist shares his thoughts about inspiration, creativity and community. Arash is an accomplished NYC actor who in a previous life limited his creative endeavors to visual art - fortunately for theatrical audiences, a moment of clarity lead him on a new path as an actor. His theatrical work embodies truthful, empathetic and complex portrayals of characters we all can identify with. www.arashmokhtar.com

Duration:00:33:41

episode 6 - Dafna Naphtali

2/14/2018
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Dafna is a well-known sound artist, electronic musician, she's an amazing composer, improvisor, technologist and educator. Her work spans genre and category its an intersection of mechanical, digital, visual, auditory, composition and improvisation. Dafna plays exciting live shows quite often - and her shows are highly recommended. She joined Bill for lunch and to talk about inspiration, creativity and community. dafna.info

Duration:00:37:38

episode 5 - Jason Kende

2/14/2018
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Jason Kende is developing ways to empower creators by utilizing blockchain, AR, VR and crypto currency. Jason is a new mode of maker, one of many who are populating the L train corridor in Brooklyn, where he and other new kids on the block are melding new forms of content with new technologies.

Duration:00:37:31

episode 4- Kristen Balouch

2/14/2018
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Kristen Balouch is an author, illustrator, designer and small business woman. Her wonderful children books and illustrations tell empowering heart warming stories that kids and adults love. Her unique design sensibility and eye that is sought after by fabric manufacturers. Kristen shares her interesting journey and her thoughts about inspiration, creativity and community. www.littlebluemushroom.com

Duration:00:33:26

Episode 3 - Karl Myers

2/14/2018
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When Karl Myers started Main Drag Music back in the 90's Williamsburg was definitely not a thing. Karl and partners stuck with it through thick and thin and made Main Drag into a center of gravity for musicians from across NYC. Karl talks about the changing nature of commerce and culture in NYC and shares his ideas about how to grow a community focused business. www.maindragmusic.com

Duration:00:39:03

episode 2 - Ernie Brooks

2/14/2018
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Ernie Brooks is best known as founding member of The Modern Lovers, a seminal band that paved the way for punk and new wave. In addition to a musical life Ernie has a long history of political activism, which seems inexorably linked to his creativity. As a young teenager he participated in the civil rights movement, traveling south to register voters and participating in the Selma to Montgomery walk. Later at Harvard as a member of SDS he participated in anti-war actions including the...

Duration:00:44:10

episode 1 - Noel Wiggins

2/14/2018
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Noel Wiggins - artist entrepreneur - founded the innovative gift and housewares brand Areaware. We have a wide ranging conversation about the communicative power of objects, changes in the world of design driven commerce and education. www.areaware.com

Duration:00:36:57