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If you don’t know Allison Kirkland, then I’d highly recommend getting to know her. Not only is she a great writing teacher, she also pulls together a wonderful monthly interview series called Creatives in Conversation featuring amazing local artists. Take a look! I’m honored and grateful to be included this month as a “creative in conversation”! Big …

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063: “More than sheer entertainment.” Filmmaker Aby Rao aims to tell realistic stories of immigrants.

Aby Rao (Writer, Director and Producer) is an Asian-American filmmaker based in Morrisville, NC.  We discuss the making of his film Parallel Parking, and dig into Aby’s unconventional process for working with actors and developing scripts. Aby outlines his goals as a filmmaker and why telling realistic stories of immigrants is important to him. I …

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029: What I learned from 40 years of not being famous: PART ONE. Define and redefine success.

WHAT I LEARNED FROM 40 YEARS OF NOT BEING FAMOUS: PART ONE. This is the first installment of a multi-part series planned for the Artist Soapbox podcast in which Tamara considers how we might love the artists we are and support the artists we love even when….especially when….we feel like we’re falling short. In PART …

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