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We Host a Menagerie of Imaginatives

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We are here to inspire, connect, and encourage! Chatting weekly with artists, adventurers, insightful and passionate humans. Here are a few of the guests we've chatted with.

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We Host a Menagerie of Imaginatives

We are here to inspire, connect, and encourage!Chatting weekly with artists, adventurers, insightful and passionate humans.Here are a few of the guests we've chatted with.

Julie Montagu

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Julie Montagu is an American who married into the British aristocracy. She is also known as Viscountess Hinchingbrooke. You might know Julie from the Smithsonian Channel - An American Aristocrat's Guide to Great Estates, or her YouTube show American Viscountess.

Dr. Craig R. Smith

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Dr. Craig R. Smith is the author of the book "Romanticism, Rhetoric, and the Search for the Sublime" and many other titles. He is also a sought-after former presidential speechwriter, professor, and news commentator.

Brooke Shaden

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Brooke Shaden is a multi-passionate fine art photographer. She wields imagination like a fierce weapon, creating inspiring and compelling art with few, if any, limitations.

David Zapatka

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David Zapatka is a seven-time Emmy winning cameraman. A lifelong still photographer & lighthouse preservationist, his widely known  lighthouse photos might be some you have seen.

Tom Paradise

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Tom Paradise is a geomorphologist & professor at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Arkansas. He is also the man you'll remember from PBS Nova's Petra: The Lost City.

Sean Fitzgibbon

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Sean Fitzgibbon explores unusual, real places and events through his work. Sean has been teaching college art for almost 20 years, has an MFA in art, and has a passion for making art and visual storytelling.

Tom Blomquist

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Tom Blomquist is an award-winning screenwriter, producer and director who has been associated with some of the nation’s most popular television dramas.
Tom is also the author of the novels Silent Partners, Devious Thinking and a textbook, Eye Of The Storm: Directing For Film, Television & Emerging Media. For more: tomblomquist.com

Jasmine LaFleur & Carlos A Williams Jr.

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Can it be Black Fae Day every day? Jasmine and Carlos are the creators of Black Fae Day - annually the second Saturday in May. Black Fae Day’s mission is to provide products, platforms, events, and solutions that show that Black fantasy exists in all mediums. For more info: blackfaeday.com

Leah and Daniel Jordan

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Leah and Daniel Jordan are independent bookstore owners in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Their store, Pearl's Books, is not just a retail store though, it's a pillar of their community, where locals and visitors get to experience something very special.

Anthony D. Brice

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Anthony Brice is a best-selling author, empowerment coach, poet, and one of today's leading personal and professional development trainers. Anthony is no stranger to the struggles of the world of the arts. Getting the right mindset is the key.

Griffon Ramsey

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Sculptor, chainsaw artist, independent filmmaker, art director, homesteader, and vlogger with huge passion and zest for life. Known for her pop-culture wood sculptures which have appeared at the Australian Chainsaw Carving Championships and the Butler Chainsaw Carving Invitational

Jason Allen King

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Jason Allen King is a multi-talented comedian, actor, writer and award-winning filmmaker. You may know him from his hilarious Dry Bar Comedy special, commercials, or even his live performances.

Stephanie Claussen

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Stephanie Claussen is an accomplished harpist with a love for classic, Celtic, and traditional music. She is a performer, teacher and arranger. She also loves the soundtrack from Lord of the Rings. Bonus points for that!

Lindsay Stewart

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Performer extraordinaire Lindsay Stewart touched our hearts! Lindsay sings, acts, makes her own costumes, and touches the lives of those around her in amazing and magical ways. She also is known for her beloved Mrs. Claus character. One of our most loved episodes of all time.

Julie Montagu

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Julie Montagu is an American who married into the British aristocracy. She is also known as Viscountess Hinchingbrooke. You might know Julie from the Smithsonian Channel - An American Aristocrat's Guide to Great Estates, or her YouTube show American Viscountess.

Dr. Craig R. Smith

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Dr. Craig R. Smith is the author of the book "Romanticism, Rhetoric, and the Search for the Sublime" and many other titles. He is also a sought-after former presidential speechwriter, professor, and news commentator.

Brooke Shaden

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Brooke Shaden is a multi-passionate fine art photographer. She wields imagination like a fierce weapon, creating inspiring and compelling art with few, if any, limitations.

Julie Montagu

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Julie Montagu is an American who married into the British aristocracy. She is also known as Viscountess Hinchingbrooke. You might know Julie from the Smithsonian Channel - An American Aristocrat's Guide to Great Estates, or her YouTube show American Viscountess.

Dr. Craig R. Smith

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Dr. Craig R. Smith is the author of the book "Romanticism, Rhetoric, and the Search for the Sublime" and many other titles. He is also a sought-after former presidential speechwriter, professor, and news commentator.

Brooke Shaden

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Brooke Shaden is a multi-passionate fine art photographer. She wields imagination like a fierce weapon, creating inspiring and compelling art with few, if any, limitations.

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