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
Symposium speakers and schedule
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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.
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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|