BOCO Town from the Historic Turnage Theatre

BOCO Town from the Historic Turnage Theatre

BOCO Town from Arts of the Pamlico at the Historic Turnage Theatre in Historic Downtown Washington, North Carolina. We talk to the amazing people in our community who help Arts of the Pamlico deliver such a rich variety of programs and events. News and updates on Arts of the Pamlico, along with interviews with the people behind everything that happens at the Turnage Theatre. Support our Historic Turnage Theatre and Arts of the Pamlico: https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/support/Sponsored in part by IBXonline Managed Web Hosting https://www.getibxonline.com

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March 26, 2022 60 min

On this episode of BoCo Town, Steve and Leesa interview Christopher Satchel and Wilbert Smallwood to find out how to go fast, and be protected while doing it. 
Christopher Satchel is the owner of Goodlife Insurance and a long time insurance educator in the Washington community, and Wilbert Smallwood is a hall of fame drag racer born in Washington NC. 
Listen in as they tell their stories of how they found their way to our community, ...

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On this February issue of BoCo Town, Steve and Leesa discuss what it really means to be an artist. Ethan Wolf, theatre manager at the Turnage, joins to talk about his experience with STEAM, integrating the arts into our everyday lives, and looking a little bit closer to see the art that already exists there.

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 Arts of the Pamlico Events Calendar

https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/events/photo/

 Afterschool Spring 2022

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January 26, 2022 59 min

The first BoCo Town podcast recording in the new year! Steve and Leesa are joined by William White from the Washington improv troupe, I.C. Improv Comedy. 
William covers everything and anything comedy, discussing the differences in standup and improv comedy, the struggle of playing to a difficult audience, and how to play to your strengths in the world of comedy. 

 

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Arts of the Pamlico Events Calendar

https://www.artsoft...

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December 21, 2021 38 min

This month on BoCo Town, Washington native and nationwide sensation Craig Woolard join us.
 Listen as Craig chats with hosts Leesa Jones, Steve Barnes, and special guest host, Chuck Phillips about his start in music, how the Embers came together, what he does when he isn’t onstage, and much, much more.

Arts of the Pamlico Events Calendar
https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/events/photo/

 

First Fridays: Ruth Wyand and the Tribe of One
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On this episode of BoCo Town, Steve and Leesa interview Jordan Cartrette and Elizabeth Waser, ECU School of Music students and cast members of Pirates of Penzance

Their discussion ranges from how our guests first got into music to the vocal anatomy.

Arts of the Pamlico Events Calendar

https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/events/photo/

 

Holiday Homes Tour Tickets

https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/events/holiday-homes-tour-3/2021-12-03/

 

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On this episode of BoCo town guests Virginia Finnerty, Gail Baird, and Courtenay Bailey tell us about the search for AOP’s new executive director, important elements for an executive director to be successful, and where our new ED has come from and what plans she has for the future of the Turnage.

Arts of the Pamlico Events Calendar

https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/events/

 

Reader’s Theatre Performance

https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/...

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September 22, 2021 70 min

BOCO Town is recorded on stage at the Historic Turnage Theatre in Washington, North Carolina.

The recording session is open to the public.  Visit artsofthepamlico.org for the next recording date.

Hosts Steve Barnes and Leesa Jones chat with Alice Sadler, who provides a first person account of life in Washington  while schools were still segregated. Her gifted storytelling brings that history to life in our imaginations.
Alice Sadler i...

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September 4, 2021 34 min

Hosts, Steve Barnes and Leesa Jones chat with Jeffery and his new intern.

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September 3, 2021 39 min

Hosts Steve Barnes and Leesa Jones chat with Clay Carter and Ethan Wolf

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September 3, 2021 30 min

Steve Barnes chats with Jeffery Phipps and Ethan Wolf

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September 3, 2021 44 min

Leesa and Steve chat with Ethan Wolf, Heather Summers, and Ashley Padgett (Beaufort County schools)

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Leesa Jones shares her journey from and back to Washington on
this episode of BoCo Town. 
Listen in to learn how the Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum came to be in Washington, NC.  
Learn about and hear the coded language used to communicate paths to freedom and
the role the Pamlico River "alley" played in the pursuit of freedom.
Then watch for the next episode when Leesa brings her delightful
personality back to...

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Listen in to this BoCo Town episode and learn about the
saxophone and two musicians that have mastered it and many
instruments. 
Michael Stephenson and Jim Gilliam join us on stage at
the Historic Turnage Theatre to share their musical journeys, fun
facts about the instruments they play and how they came together at
Pitt Community College to keep the journey going.

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Scott Campbell is well known and loved for his outgoing personality in his role here in Washington, NC, as a realtor, a talented performer, and avid supporter of the arts.
In this episode, Steve Barnes and Debra Torrence chat with Scott to learn about how Scott’s waterway to Washington and his love of the area.
Scott drops a teaser of his upcoming reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas"

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Washington Tourism Development Authority (WTDA) Executive Director, Erin Ruyle, along with her staff, Paula Stephenson and Gabrielle Whitlock, provide an update on tourism in recent turbulent months.
Rather than reporting that Washington's tourism has been dramatically down, Erin provides a few surprising statistics that can be attributed to the region's resilience and the TDA's resourcefulness.

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November 19, 2020 36 min

James Jones discusses his upcoming new movie

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September 28, 2020 31 min

Emily Soeken, Arts of the Pamlico's East Carolina University's (ECU) State Employees Credit Union Public Fellows Intern joins BoCo Town Hosts, Torrence and Barnes. 
Soeken is currently a Junior in Theatre Education at ECU.
 Listen in as she shares how she was introduced to historical places, who gave her the theatre bug -- on and off stage -- and what she is creating for your next visit to the Historic Turnage Theatre.

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Before podcasts, oral storytelling around a campfire, on a porch, at a reunion threaded together lives in a community.
Guest Sarah Bryan was drawn to oral storytelling from an early age, sitting at the feet of her elders taking it all in.
Sarah leads the NC Folklife Institute and will be leading a research project supported by the NC Humanities Council to plan an indepth project to capture the oral histories of the Turnage Theatre....

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Shannon Resing and Wayne Stoeckert are two local artists who are woven into the fabric of what our community experiences in the arts routinely. 

Shannon is a trained dancer and owner of Moulin Rouge de Danse. Her team offers an array of classes for youth and adults in the red barn with recitals at the Turnage Theatre. 

Wayne has a long history of playing and singing in bands starting up north in New York State and down the eastern se...

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Paloma Capanna joins us to share her journey into the writing world. An attorney practicing and living in Beaufort, NC, Capanna now has two professions having authored poems, a collection of essays entitled Nearly Fifty and a recently completed first — a political thriller titled Inconclusive. Listen in and make your own conclusions about this talented member of the AOP art group affiliate, the Pamlico Writers Group.

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