Showing posts with label Symposium. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Symposium. Show all posts

Monday, May 16, 2022

Introductory remarks & Keynote address from the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium (audio)

FM #797 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 797 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium held on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The recording includes the introductory remarks and the keynote address along with question & answer period with the audience. The four breakout sessions were also video recorded by Franklin TV. When those are available, they will be shared.

Kaye Kelly, Chair of the Franklin Cultural Council opens the session. A string quartet of FHS students plays a piece before going off to their MICCA competition.

  • Kaye begins her remarks at approx. 10 minutes

  • Kaye introduces Town Administrator Jamie Hellen at approx. 17 minutes

  • Jamie in turn introduces Roberta Trahan and Pandora Carlucci at approx. 22 minutes

  • Kaye returns to the podium to introduce Michael Bobbitt, Executive Director of the Mass Cultural Council at approx. 27 minutes

  • Michael speaks and then opens for questions from the audience at approx. 47 minutes

  • Kaye returns to the podium to thank Michael at approx. 1 hour 9 minutes. 

The four break out sessions start approx. 15 minutes later each of which run for about 45 minutes, take a 15 minute break and then repeat with a different audience. After the second session, a networking lunch closes out the day.

When the Franklin TV video recording of the full event is available, we’ll update and let folks know.

The full recording runs about an hour and eighteen minutes, so let’s listen to the introductory remarks, and then the Keynote for the MetroWest Art & Culture Symposium.

Audio file => https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-797-metrowest-arts-culture-symposium-intro-remarks-keynote-05-14-22

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Symposium speakers and schedule

https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/04/franklin-cultural-district-arts-are.html 

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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial.  

This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.

How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors

  • If you don't like something here, please let me know

Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.

For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/ or www.franklin.news/

If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com

The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

I hope you enjoy!

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L - R: Raye Lynn Mercer, Jamie Hellen, State Rep Jeff Roy, Michael Bobbitt, Kaye Kelly, Ted Cormier-Leger, Cobi Frongillo, Roberta Trahan, Pandora Carlucci
L - R: Raye Lynn Mercer, Jamie Hellen, State Rep Jeff Roy, Michael Bobbitt, Kaye Kelly, Ted Cormier-Leger, Cobi Frongillo, Roberta Trahan, Pandora Carlucci

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Today is THE Last day to get your tickets for the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - May 14

"OF COURSE we have a selfie-station at the ready for the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium! 
Today is May 8th! That means you've got TODAY to get your tickets! 
Saturday, May 14th! 9-1:30pm! Franklin High School! 
Music! Art! Speakers! (Michael Bobbitt!!) Inspiration! Friends! Food! What are you waiting for!?

*Gorgeous hand-made canvas made by artisan, Taylor McVay, of Norfolk, MA* "

Register here -> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/metrowest-arts-culture-symposium-tickets-270070025717

Shared from Instagram (with minor modification on date) 

Kaye Kelly, Cultural Council Chair, is an arts advocate. Are you?
Kaye Kelly, Cultural Council Chair, is an arts advocate. Are you?

Monday, May 2, 2022

MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - register this week!


Last chance to register for the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium!

Last week to register for MACS! We've got an amazing line up of arts, culture, discussion and lunch planned for you! Join us in the lobby as you arrive to the sounds of the Franklin High School Jazz Band serenade our guests! Head on over to our "Arts Advocacy" selfie station for some fun! Be sure to pick up a free MACS journal and pen before heading in to hear Executive Director of the Mass Cultural Council, Michael Bobbitt, address the audience.

Break out sessions afterwards include:
"Building Community Through the Arts" –Kelly Grill, Executive Director, Hopkinton Center for the Arts
"Equity and Access in Arts & Culture" –Cheyenne Cohn-Postell, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Mass Cultural Council
"Sharing your Arts Identity on Social Media" – Steve Sherlock, Social Media Practitioner, Franklin Matters/wfpr.fm
"Festivals and Community Celebrations " – Timothea Pham, Program Officer, Community Initiative, Mass Cultural Council

And finally, a boxed lunch by our local "Birchwood Bakery" where you are able to connect with regional supporters and leaders in the arts & cultural sector! There will be indoor and outdoor seating available for lunch. Masks and hand sanitizer will be on hand throughout the Symposium for your convenience.

Saturday, May 14th, 9am-1:30pm, Franklin High School
Registration is $15 and can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/270070025717

Looking forward to reconnecting with you!
Kaye Kelly
Chair, Franklin Cultural Council

MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - register this week!
MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - register this week!

Kaye Kelly talks about the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - 04/28/22 (audio)

FM #786 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 786 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Cultural Council Chair Kaye Kelly held on April 28, 2022. We had our conversation via virtual conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

We talk about the upcoming MetroWest Arts & Cultural Symposium scheduled for May 14 at Franklin High School. 

The recording runs about 17 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Kaye.

Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-786-cultural-council-kaye-kelly-04-28-22

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Tickets are available on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/metrowest-arts-culture-symposium-tickets-270070025717

Cultural Council page - https://www.franklinma.gov/cultural-council

Cultural District page - https://www.franklinma.gov/cultural-district-committee

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We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial. 

This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.

How can you help?

  • If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors
  • If you don't like something here, please let me know

Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.

For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/  or www.franklin.news 

If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com

The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

I hope you enjoy!

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You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"

Kaye Kelly talks about the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - 04/28/22 (audio)
Kaye Kelly talks about the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - 04/28/22 (audio)

Monday, April 25, 2022

Register for the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - May 14

Via Representative Jeff Roy:

"There is still time to register for the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium in Franklin. Lunch is provided with the $15 ticket from our local Birchwood Bakery. So sign up soon by clicking the link before it fills up! Hope to see you there."

Shared from Twitter -> https://twitter.com/jeffroy/status/1518336877388087296 

Yes, I am delighted to be leading a session for this event - "Sharing your Arts Identity through Social Media." I plan for it to be a collaborative session. I'll share the lessons I have learned and use regularly and solicit examples from participants.

Register for the Symposium via Eventbrite -> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/metrowest-arts-culture-symposium-tickets-270070025717

Register for the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - May 14
Register for the MetroWest Arts & Culture Symposium - May 14

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Metrowest Arts & Culture Symposium 2022 - at FHS on May 14


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Metrowest Arts & Culture Symposium 2022 - at FHS on May 14

Community Connections through the Arts. You don't want to miss this special regional event.


Join us in Franklin for an incredible morning of inspiration to take back to your communities. There will be live music. Inspiring speakers. Opportunities to connect. And lunch, to remember what it feels like to be together.

Keynote speaker, Executive Director, Mass Cultural Council, Michael Bobbitt will kick off the morning! After a quick break, you'll be invited to participate in several different clinics of your choice. Executive Director of the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Kelly Grill will lead a session on "Building Community through the Arts". Mass Cultural Council will lead sessions on "Arts Advocacy" and "Arts Equity". Steve Sherlock, of Franklin Matters will host a session based on boosting the social media presence of your organization or brand. A boxed lunch will be served by our local "Birchwood Bakery" and give us a chance to reconnect with one another.

Join us on Saturday, May 14 from 9-1:30 PM at Franklin High School. It's a one-of-a-kind event that will re-engage you with your artistic mission, your artistic goals, and leave you inspired and invigorated.


Tickets can be purchased for $15 on Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/270070025717


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