100 episodes

A weekly, Columbus-centric podcast focusing on the civics, lifestyle, entertainment, and people of our city. The Confluence Cast is presented by Columbus Underground.

The Confluence Cast Tim Fulton

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 10 Ratings

A weekly, Columbus-centric podcast focusing on the civics, lifestyle, entertainment, and people of our city. The Confluence Cast is presented by Columbus Underground.

    Upper Arlington

    Upper Arlington

    Communities around Central Ohio are facing rapid change. That's apparent in Upper Arlington where Steve Schoeny serves as City Manager. In this week's episode, we discussed the role of a city manager, his time as Development Director for the City of Columbus, addressing diversity in communities, and the new development coming to UA.

    • 39 min
    Homeport

    Homeport

    54,000 households in Central Ohio pay 50% of their income for housing. Homeport, along with other Columbus-based organizations, are working to fix that. This week, Homeport President and CEO Bruce Luecke discusses their work, the growing need for affordable housing in Columbus, and the contributing factors that hamper Columbus's housing market.

    • 37 min
    Greater Columbus Arts Council

    Greater Columbus Arts Council

    What's the difference between being an arts advocate and an artists' advocate? Look to the policies and missions of the Greater Columbus Arts Council for an idea. This week, I spoke with Jami Goldstein, Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Events. We discussed the organization and how it's funded, their non-competitive grants programs, their new office and gallery space, how the arts community has the opportunity to engage and uplift marginalized communities, and the importance of public art.

    • 36 min
    Poet Maggie Smith

    Poet Maggie Smith

    Everyone has the opportunity to document their lives in their own ways. On the eve of the release of her latest collection of work, I spoke with Columbus-based poet Maggie Smith. We discussed how she writes, how the publishing industry works, the inspirations for her work, and why she chooses to stay in Columbus.

    • 39 min
    Futurist Rebecca Ryan

    Futurist Rebecca Ryan

    As we navigate change, how can we create actionable plans for the future? Futurist Rebecca Ryan has a few ideas. Based in Madison, Wisconson, her past work in Columbus led to the advent of the city's young professional initiatives. We discussed the work of a futurist, the tangible things that can be done to improve the social fabric of communities, and if it's important to be back in the office.

    • 37 min
    Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

    Architecture & Design Firm JBAD

    The work of architects has an impact on our lives every day. But how does that work get done? This week, we’re talking architecture and development with the principal of architecture and design firm JBAD, Jonathan Barnes. We discussed how architecture firms work, the importance of relationships, the issues that should be kept in mind as Columbus continues to grow, and whether we’re doing a good job of addressing those issues.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

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Fantastic conversations.

The host is a great interviewer, and the podcast is top notch.

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Great content and interview style

Really enjoyed the episode with T.Wong. Tim has a great interview flow and it's an easy listen.

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Welcome to the show

C!SN would like to welcome you to podcasting in Columbus. Can't wait for the next episode.

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