Meditations, Conversations & Libations

Meditations, Conversations & Libations

VA VOICES is a growing gallery of podcasts featuring an expanding diversity of shows from a variety of artists. Each topic discusses an aspect of the entertainment industry from seasoned professionals to those just wondering what’s it’s all about. If you’re looking for the truth about the industry, from the waiting room to the awards stage, then this is where you want to be. Various Artists, one voice.


September 19, 2019 53 mins
Join MeMe on ‘Meditations, Conversations & Libations’ as she sits down and talks to versatile and very busy actress ANITA NICOLE BROWN. Together they talk about not only the struggles of being an actress, but they take a deep dive into Anita’s personal struggles and the life lessons she’s learned while being an actress with Type 1 Diabetes and how it affects her career. Today’s podcast is inspiring, insightful and impactful and if ...
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Join MeMe as she interviews her friend and artist PIERRE ROBINSON, a fellow creator and author of the children’s book ‘Luna’s New Clothes’, but that’s where the similarities end. MeMe is put to the test in this podcast by her guest who is almost polar opposites from her. He doesn’t smoke, doesn’t drink and plays the most non-threatening game of ‘Stick Your Hand in My Box’ that’s ever been played in the show’s history. Needless to s...
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MeMe's BACK, but she's not alone. Join the conversation with creative, business professional and independent record label owner ERICK PAIGE. They discuss the ins and outs and ups and downs of the music industry for indie artists as well as the roller coaster ride of owning your own record label. Enjoy this podcast of 'Meditations, Conversations & Libations' with our guest ERICK PAIGE right here on VA Voices.
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February 6, 2019 42 mins
VA Voices returns with a podcast exclusive of the Chicago founded performance group Kuumba Lynx. Meet six of its members that work together in nurturing fellow artists, empowering the youth and continue the movement. Join MeMe as she introduces you to the world of Kuumba Lynx.
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Join MeMe as she dissects the mindset of an actor through the emotional roller coaster and lessons learned between the auditions from fellow actress and singer KELLY OWENS. Together they discuss 'Taking a leap of faith when leaving corporate to pursue your dream' among other topics and conversations that will surely teach and inspire you. Enjoy this podcast of 'Meditations, Conversations & Libations' with our guest KELLY OWENS righ...
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November 5, 2018 21 mins
Coverage of the 2018 Various Artists independent Film Festival (VAiFF) continues as MeMe, sits down with independent filmmaker, animator (and possible cousin) LAWRENCE LEE WALLACE.

Together they discuss his nominated project ‘The Girls & Rodney’, the artist community in Chicago, his upcoming animated project ‘Malevolent’ and a VAiFF first, a special surprise from VAiFF Co-Programming Director Omar McClinton.

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MeMe is back and this time she went to this year’s Various Artists independent Film Festival (VAiFF) in Chicago. She not only got to talk to some of the artists and filmmakers at this year’s festival, some on the panels and others that competed in the yearlong competition, but she also got to interview the 2016 – 2017 VAiFF Best Comedy Short Winner MARK ATKINSON. They discuss his career in the industry, the experience of his first ...
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MeMe is back with a new podcast from Various Artists’ ‘Meditations, Conversations and Libations’. This time MeMe is joined by Chicago Radio personality CANDI GOMEZ. They’ll discuss the radio business, how Candi got started and more importantly you’ll find out why you hear the same 10 songs on the radio played over and over again and you’ll find out what the term ‘on the beach’ really means. Check out MeMe and Candi on this latest p...
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Meditations, Conversations & Libations w/guest HAROLD DENNIS by Various Artists Radio
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MeMe’s Back! This time she sits down with stage, film and television costume designer Bryant McLemore Smith. Together they discuss everything from fashion trends, the dos and don’ts of a proper costume departments to what he’s drinking when he’s not on set. Bryant even confesses stories and secrets he's never revealed to anyone, by taking his chances with ‘MeMe’s Box’. Enjoy this new podcast of 'Meditations, Conversations & Libatio...
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MeMe sits down with Blake Martin, Chicago fashion and international business entrepreneur and discusses his lessons learned and secrets that he's never revealed to anyone, in this premiere podcast of 'Meditations, Conversations & Libations'.
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