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CKMS Community Connections for 24 August 2020 with Gabriel Baragan of Beast & Fish, and Allie Brenner from Button Factory Arts

Show Notes

We cover both Music and Arts today, as we chat with Gabriel Baragan of the band Beast & Fish, and Allie Brenner from local arts venue Button Factory Arts.

Gabriel Baragan and Cristian Iesan of Beast and Fish (selfie with instruments)
Gabriel Baragan and Cristian Iesan of Beast & Fish

Gabriel Baragan of Beast & Fish

The interview starts at 4m04s.

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Button Factory Arts words under a wooden button)

Allie Brenner, Program Director at Button Factory Arts

The interview starts at 33m04s.

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Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-08-24-episode055.mp3 (57.6 MBytes, 58m58s, episode 055)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m26s Catch Of The Day Beast & Fish Beast & Fish | Keep It Simple (image of a tattoo outlining animals)Keep It Simple
4m04s Camping, weather, day jobs, introducing the band: Gabiel on guitar, Cristian Iesan on drums, and Rick Boulter on bass; about White Rock, BC; Covid difficulties, working on new songs and a new album; everybody listens to the songs; sounding like David Bowie, Iggy Pop, The Stranglers? Introducing Green
14m50s Green Beast & Fish Beast & Fish | Keep It Simple (image of a tattoo outlining animals)Keep It Simple
18m19s A blues band? Recording at Cosmic Pig Recording Studios; about the name of the band, the album artwork, distribution channels, picked up all over the world, No. 24 on the Top 100 in Pennsylvania, playing for the fans, back in the studio in winter to release an album, CKMS-FM will be the first to know!
29m24s I Don’t Forgive And I Don’t Forget Beast & Fish Beast & Fish | Keep It Simple (image of a tattoo outlining animals)Keep It Simple
29m35s Guest Room Field Guide Field Guide (album cover) (man looking left)Field Guide
33m05s Allie Brenner from Button Factory Arts tells us about the building, the history of the organization, the arts programs offered, cancellations due to Covid. Creating a safe space for people to participate in activities: enhanced cleaning, reduced hours, limited public traffic; opening 15 September. Call for The Once Unknown photography exhibtion.
44m47s That Ain’t Me Anymore James Blacktop and The Boys & I That Ain't Me Anymore - The Boys & I (album cover)Single
49m00s Allie Brenner tells us how the public can help Button Factory Arts with a Go Fund Me campaign, make a donation, buy a membership, or buy a tulip bulb. Talking memberships, the Board structure, run as a non-profit charitable organization. Introducing the staff: Executive Director Heather Franklin and Operations Manager Erin Stamoulos, and the Program Director is Allie Brenner. Upcoming events: Photograpy Exhibit, Fall programming, workshops, classes, including still-life drawing, watercolour basics, fused glass, embroidery, printmaking, and writing as performance. The upstairs space at the Button Factory is available for rental.

CKMS Community Connections Hour One airs on CKMS-FM 102.7 on Monday from 11:00am to Noon, and Hour Two airs on Thursday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

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Bonus Footage

YouTube: CKMS Community Connections for 24 August 2020

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