Creative Minds Out Loud

Creative Minds Out Loud

Latest Episodes

Episode 109: To Change an Org’s Culture, Rip Off the Band-Aid
July 31, 2020

Last November, we spoke with Michael J. Bobbitt, Artistic Director of New Repertory Theatre, about approaching major change in an organization. He shares ways to identify organizational culture, support staff work/life balance,

Episode 108: Learning in Concert
July 16, 2020

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra (NBSO) Education Director Terry Wolkowicz discusses Learning in Concert, an in-school partnership program between the NBSO and over 40 elementary schools in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Episode 107: Youth Workforce Development in Creative Industries
June 30, 2020

Kim Dawson is the Director of Advancement at ZUMIX, a venerable creative youth development organization in East Boston. ZUMIX works with a largely immigrant community to better equip its youth to be able to navigate the world once they have graduated o...

Episode 106: Sharing the Bounties of Human Culture
June 15, 2020

“The humanities give people time to reflect and think about issues in a different way than our daily living,” says Jack Cheng, Academic Director of the Boston Clemente Course. The Clemente Course is a college-level introduction to the humanities for ad...

Episode 105: Building the Poem
May 29, 2020

Nicole Terez Dutton is a poet, teacher, and literary editor who also served as the first poet laureate of Somerville, MA. She says, “Ultimately, we’re building poems because we want to connect with each other.

Episode 104: AHA! 20 Years of Placemaking
May 18, 2020

AHA! (Arts, History, Architecture) in New Bedford, MA is the longest continuously-funded placemaking and creative economy project in the country. For 20 years, this monthly, free, downtown cultural night and collaborative organization has provided a pl...

Episode 103: Enhancing the Visibility of Professionals of Color
April 30, 2020

Last fall, we spoke with Audrey Seraphin, Membership and Capacity Building Manager at ArtsBoston, about how to get more people of color working in cultural organizations and about their Network for Arts Administrators of Color (or NAAC Boston).

Episode 102: Music Triumphs Over Injustice
April 16, 2020

The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus is one of New England’s largest and most successful community-based choruses. Executive Director Craig Coogan discusses their work as performers and cultural ambassadors – in the US and abroad – to inspire change and celebra...

Episode 101: An Emergence of the People, their Spirit, their Stories
March 31, 2020

L’Merchie Frazier is an artist and Director of Education and Interpretation for the Museum of African American History, Boston/Nantucket. Her work is centered on helping others to find their voice and discover their own innate creativity.

Episode 100: Eliminate Mistrust
March 10, 2020

To mark the occasion of our 100th episode, we have invited Maria Garcia, Senior Editor of the ARTery, WBUR’s arts and culture team, to be our special guest host. She interviews Anita Walker, Executive Director of Mass Cultural Council,