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A show about what connects us hosted by Jakob Lewis and Cariad Harmon.

Call the Neighbors “reverse complaint line” and tell us what you like about your neighbors 615-601-1411.

Join “The Neighborhood” on Patreon at www.patreon.com/neighbors

Neighbors Nashville Public Radio

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A show about what connects us hosted by Jakob Lewis and Cariad Harmon.

Call the Neighbors “reverse complaint line” and tell us what you like about your neighbors 615-601-1411.

Join “The Neighborhood” on Patreon at www.patreon.com/neighbors

    Pay Attention

    Pay Attention

    This episode is an artful exploration of Neighbors' year of hiatus in which host Jakob Lewis had a son and put on a performance art piece about preparing for his birth. Utilizing old interview tapes from Neighbors over the years Jakob creates a meditative exploration of what it means to attend to the things that matter in life.

    If you would like to share the ways you’re staying sane and connected with your community during the COVID-19 crisis, give the Neighbors “Reverse Complaint” Line a call: **615-601-1411 **or record a voice memo on your phone and email it to neighborspodcast@gmail.com

    You can join “The Neighborhood” along with these wonderful, thoughtful, generous people by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/neighbors

    Who’s in “The Neighborhood”: Allison Sebastian, Adrian Cobb, Nathalie Stewart, Ben Lehman, Caroline Martin, Clark Buckner, Cody Spriggs, Dan Burns, Em Vo, Eric Detweiler, Gina, Griffin Bonham, Heather Price, John Kesling, Landon Rives, Marc Kochamba, Patrick Black, Patrick Gillis, Ray Ware, Ryan Arnett, Samuel Adams, Tom and Rachel Kraft, Nikki Black, Hunter and Bonnie Moore, Newton Dominey, and my mom Tonya Lewis (thanks mom!)

    Visit our website at www.neighborspodcast.com

    • 31 min
    Staying Sane And Connected: Calls From Our Neighbors

    Staying Sane And Connected: Calls From Our Neighbors

    We put out a call last week to listeners and friends across the globe who are in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked you to share the ways in which you’re managing to stay connected while we’re all so far apart. In this season of social distancing, solidarity and kindness flooded our voicemail, and we have put several of those calls together for a special episode to lift our spirits ahead of this Friday’s season release.

    All music in this episode was live streamed or recorded on social media by musicians during the past 2 weeks of social distancing.

    Musicians included in this episode are: 

    Johnny Duke
    www.johnnydukemusic.com

    Dave Madden
    www.facebook.com/davemaddenmusic

    Tim Easton
    http://www.timeaston.com

    Rachel Baiman
    http://www.rachelbaiman.com

    If you would like to share the way’s you’re connecting with your community during the COVID-19 crisis, give the Neighbors “Reverse Complaint” Line a call: 615-601-1411

    Special thanks to our Patrons: Allison Sebastian, Adrian Cobb, Nathalie Stewart, Ben Lehman, Caroline Martin, Clark Buckner, Cody Spriggs, Dan Burns, Em Vo, Eric Detweiler, Gina, Griffin Bonham, Heather Price, John Kesling, Landon Rives, Marc Kochamba, Patrick Black, Patrick Gillis, Ray Ware, Ryan Arnett, Samuel Adams, Tom and Rachel Kraft, Tonya Lewis

    You can become a patron and join “The Neighborhood” at www.patreon.com/neighbors

    Visit our website at www.neighborspodcast.com

    • 10 min
    Let's Stay Connected

    Let's Stay Connected

    Hi there! Neighbors Season 7 officially launches March 27th, but we thought everyone could use some connection today.

    We want to hear from you and give you an opportunity to share! Call into the Neighbors "reverse complaint" line. This voicemail box was created for a new segment in the upcoming season, but we've decided to use it right now. We are putting together a special episode this week, and we want to hear how you are connecting safely with your neighbors during the Covid-19 pandemic and this time of social distancing and isolation. Call in now to 615-601-1411 and share the creative ways you are seeing humanity be kind around you. Then look for a special episode later this week. Stay connected AND safe everyone!

    The Neighbors “Reverse Complaint” Line: 615-601-1411

    Special thanks to our Patrons: Allison Sebastian, Ben Lehman, Caroline Martin, Clark Buckner, Cody Spriggs, Dan Burns, Em Vo, Eric Detweiler, Gina, Griffin Bonham, Heather Price, John Kesling, Landon Rives, Marc Kochamba, Patrick Black, Patrick Gillis, Ray Ware, Ryan Arnett, Samuel Adams, Tom and Rachel Kraft, Tonya Lewis

    You can become a patron and join “The Neighborhood” at www.patreon.com/neighbors

    Visit our website at www.neighborspodcast.com

    • 5 min
    Neighbors is coming back! Season 7 trailer

    Neighbors is coming back! Season 7 trailer

    When Jakob signed off of his last episode he said he was taking a hiatus of an undetermined length. The open endedness of that declaration is now resolved! It took 1 year, but the show is back with an additional neighbor at the helm, Cariad Harmon. Look for new episodes coming at you more frequently soon!

    Special thanks to our new Patrons: Cody Spriggs, Eric Detweiler, Griffin Bonham, Landon Rives, Patrick Black, Ray Ware, Samuel Adams

    Join the Neighborhood by supporting the show on Patreon and receiving special access and perks.

    • 1 min
    The Hero's Journey

    The Hero's Journey

    The town of Harrenheim is mysteriously out of water, yet its reservoir is full. The Heroes’ Guild summons four of its bravest to investigate. These particular heroes are middle schoolers, playing a tabletop roll-playing game at a Nashville community center. The game master is Josh Unruh. He's also a barista and leather worker. A couple years ago, Josh was sinking into despair over our polarizing political climate. Rather than give into the hostility, he decided he would “follow his bliss”. As a lifelong enjoyer of role playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, Josh decided to share the benefits of those games with kids and founded an afterschool program to teach them a new game he and his friend Keith created for that purpose: The Heroes’ Guild RPG. It incentivizes peacemaking and cooperation over fighting, and you get a front row seat at how four kids embody the game.


    Thanks for listening all these years! You’re the best! To find out about Jakob’s new venture visit www.voxfamilia.net

    • 29 min
    My Grandma's A Spy

    My Grandma's A Spy

    What happens when you want to learn more about your cultural heritage and find out that your grandma was a spy? 80-year-old Sara McCall grew up in Cuba. Now her family is learning just exactly how she came to America.

    Learn more about how you can tell your family’s story at www.VoxFamilia.net

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

Mikeae ,

Beauty & closeness in simplicity

How are there not more ratings for this podcast? I’ve been listening to this for a while and I really love the stories. By the end you feel closer to someone but you also hopefully realize how interesting the stories of people who surround us really are. If only I was as talented at getting people’s stories as the host :)

Gail Archibald ,

Simple yet riveting

Jakob meets and greets people and it’s so simple yet absolutely riveting. The stories vary in happy, sad, funny and emotionally moving. It’s a lot like all of our lives, all different but all interesting. Love it, can’t wait for more.

Allisomething ,

🏢🏢🏢

I listened to several episodes of Neighbors while feeling a bit lonely walking around a new city. It was a good friend. I can also see it being great before bed. Short, soothing storytelling.

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