The arts are essential to the lives of people of all ages and a powerful tool for building community. Join Joshua Vickery, Founder & Executive Director of Central Florida Community Arts, as he interviews guests who are changing the world through the arts, one life at a time. Whether you want to learn about creating community through the arts, be moved by the stories of our people, or be inspired to make a change in your community, this is the podcast for you.
Episode 18: Power Through Partnership
Rosene Johnson, Executive Director of PACE Center for Girls, joins Joshua Vickery as they discuss the change-making power of the arts and the partnership that strengthens it.
Episode 17: Arts Building Community
From a young Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol to CFCArts Board Chair and Associate Vice President at Seminole State College of Florida, Stephen Summers speaks on the shared experiences in the arts that play a crucial part of our humanity and how we connect as humans.
Episode 16: The Next Chapter
Disney Leader and CFCArts Director of Casting Jeff Lindberg shares his early love for theme park entertainment and gives his unique perspective on what will drive the arts through these current times.
Episode 15: The Arts Choose Us
CFCArts resident music therapist Ashley Lewis joins Joshua Vickery as she explores "the pull" of the arts on our lives and how it ultimately led to her career in the arts today.
Episode 14: The Heart of an Artist
Father, husband, drummer, and former board chair Chad Faulkenberry discusses the service-minded nature of an artist and why arts make us better people.
Episode 13: The Founders
Choir teacher, worship leader, and co-founder of CFCArts, Jonathan Cole joins Joshua Vickery as they discuss the beginnings of what we now know as Central Florida Community Arts.