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.
If you need a jolt of energy, this is the episode for you. Bob Kodzis, improviser, inspirational speaker, and master facilitator spends some time with Nick. Good stuff, give it a listen! This episode was recorded on July 24, 2017, on WPRK FM.
Sustainability waits for no one, so it's a condensed episode with Chris Castro, the Director of Sustainability at the City of Orlando. He's also an ecopreneur, urban farmer, smart cities architect, nonprofit executive, and brand new dad. That he could find an hour to sit down is pretty remarkable, as is what he had to say! This episode was recorded on July 10, 2017, on WPRK FM. Learn more about the show at toacertaindegree.com.