Debbie Goetz works hard to get the word out about downtown Orlando and College Park. She bought the College Park Community Paper about 10 years ago, and more recently launched the Downtown Community Paper for the city's growing core of residents. We discuss how that came to pass, what's next for the papers as the College Park version turns 30, and many more things! This episode was recorded on August 19th, 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.
Bess Auer is back, just in time to build some community on this episode of Odd Numbers. We talk about some of the people who are finding their tribe and supporting the place they live. This episode was recorded on August 5, 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.
No matter how passionate you are for your passion project, there are going to be some challenges along the way. Take starting an opera company, for example. Sounds easy, right? It doesn’t, and it wasn’t, but Nicole Dupre is celebrating two years as the creative director of Opera del Sol. The non-profit is her love letter to a genre that typically doesn’t get a lot of love, and she’s learned a lot about how tenacious you have to be to keep things rolling. Enjoy!
Crimes in real life: Bad. Crimes in books: Good! That is, if you like that sort of thing. If you do, then this is a good episode for you. Burrow Press publisher Ryan Rivas returns to the studio to discuss some of his favorite literary wrongdoings. Not like grammar mistakes or anything.
Lee Perry feels very strongly about going slow, which seems at odds with her job of program manager at a place called Fleet Farming. Cutting down on convenience, she suggests, leads to better health, wisdom, and community. Listen up if you want to learn more! This episode was recorded on August 20, 2018, on WPRK FM.
It's time for Maker Faire Orlando! To talk about it, Ian and Candy Cole join the show, and they also discuss the maker community in central Florida, Rush (the band), and Bad Business Ideas. This week, paddleboards. How do we make them more exciting? This episode was recorded on October 16, 2017, on WPRK FM.