What secrets lie buried in the treaties of man? Guest Erik Deckers asked this question and came up with his new book, Mackinac Island Nation. It’s a satirical look at the government and islands. And Michigan. And how to pronounce things. This episode was recorded on June 17, 2019, on WPRK FM.
Author Rebecca Renner is on this episode of To a Certain Degree. While she doesn't just write about Florida, she's passionate about the environment and the sometimes inaccurate portrayal of the sunshine state and its residents. Listen as we discuss that, plan an Instagram petting zoo, and her journey to becoming a writer. This episode was recorded on June 3, 2019, on WPRK FM. To a Certain Degree is a weekly radio show on WPRK featuring makers, artists, and professionals who are doing something neat. It’s hosted by Nick Georgoudiou, and you can listen live every Monday on 91.5 FM in the Orlando area, or stream it on wprk.org.
Right brain. Left brain. Why choose? Examples of artists who can math and engineers who write music abound, so let’s get rid of this limiting labeling system. Mehnaz Khan is a great example of thinking with both hemispheres. She initially went into the business and IT world, and is now painting and designing spaces. Take a listen to how she got there!
Do words sometimes fail? Not if Nick Georgoudiou is interviewing Luke Balagia. Which is exactly what is happening on this episode. Luke came on the show to discuss his music, comedy stylings, and his first play, How to Eat a Bear, which premieres at the 2019 Orlando Fringe.
Caiti Patton is a local singer and songwriter, and we get to the heart of her creative approach on this episode of To a Certain Degree. The visual element of her music is something she takes great pride in as well, so make sure to check out her music videos for an added element of bedazzlement.
It wasn't until recently that Ryan Semple started pursuing art as a full-time career. You wouldn't know it from the quality of his paintings, murals, and illustrations. We discuss his journey from hobby to side hustle to calling himself an artist (something he is working on).