Episode 135 – Art Curator and Filmmaker Kirk Shannon Butts (Part 1)

A fixture of Baltimore’s arts scene, if you’re at a trendy art opening for one of Charm City’s next big artists, chances are Kirk is the curator. To some he’s a friend and colleague; but to many in Baltimore, he’s the mentor that pushes them to be their best selves, keep honing their craft, and tell their story with authenticity. This is Part 1 of a two part series!

Local Color is hosted and produced by Jason V. and is distributed by Your Public Studios.

Episode 134 – Baltimore City Councilwoman Odette Ramos

Baltimore City Councilwoman Odette T. Ramos of the “Fabulous 14th” District talks about her path to City Council, the highs and lows of civil service and how residents can and should work with the Baltimore City Council to realize goals for their community. Ramos also discusses current events, like the ongoing BGE controversies, and her support for Hampden’s Common Ground Workers.

Local Color is hosted and produced by Jason V. and is distributed by Your Public Studios. The views expressed are solely Jason V.’s.

Episode 133 – Brian Bailey

Artist Brian Bailey’s trajectory in the art world is one many aspiring creatives would envy. A little over a year after pursuing his passion, he’s monetized his talent, secured PR representation and his calendar is consistently booked for events he’s hosting, or events where he’s the talent. But behind his success is the relatable story of setbacks, doubts and soul searching, all in the pursuit of artistic expression.  

Local Color is hosted and produced by Jason V. and is distributed by Your Public Studios.