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Check out my interview with Nickola!

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We talk about:
– Nickola’s background in art and process of becoming a professional tattooer
– How being passionate about gender equality influences her professional creative work
– Why Nickola loves the medium of tattoo
Project New Moon (how and why it started and how to get involved)
– Nickola’s tattoo healing tips and a bit about what she wants her clients to know

…and more!

DONATE TO PROJECT NEW MOON HERE!

Featured Tunes by:
Ellen Torrie
Winona Wilde
Jimmy Bowskill
James Taylor

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Check out my interview with Jeff Cook of The Artery Original Tattoos WHILE HE TATTOOS ME!!

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We talk about:
– How Jeff got into tattooing
– His dos and don’t of booking and receiving a tattoo
– How and why he started his own shop
– Why he loves tattoo as a medium
– His advice on aftercare
– An update on Gunt and how playing in that band keeps him well

and more!

Featured Tunes:
Mystery Box by Battlebear
The Riff by Lumbergh
Stop Thinking, Start Feeling by Exes For Eyes
I Don’t Know by E.L.E.

 

Check out my conversation with Hailiah Knight about the new arts school we’re collaborating on, Northumberland Youth Arts Collective!

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We talk all about how and why we started, as well as what programs we’re offering– including our interdisciplinary arts March Break Camp!

Featured Tunes:

Eyes Closed (Halsey cover) by Kira Gelineau
Pizza Day by The Aquabats
Our Town by Hill & Landing
Space Pirates from the kids musical of the same name.

Check out my interview with Jim Swale here!

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We talk about:
– Jim’s new shop in Port Hope, Stately Raven Studio
– Art, tattooing, and some of Jim’s most interesting tattoo stories
– The most common reason why people get tattoos- Jim’s advice for healing tattoos
– What it’s like to be tattooed at Stately Raven
– Jim’s favourite style to tattoo and his favourite piece he’s done yet
– How tattooing keeps Jim well

Featured Tunes:
Our Town by Hill & Landing
n o i s e by Lungless
Dun Dun by Gunt
Letting Go by Say Ritual

 

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Check out my interview with Miles Bowman where we chat about:

  • Miles‘ favourite things about Port Hope
  • Miles’ career up to this point
  • What leadership means to him
  • Qualities of good strategic plans
  • Miles’ involvement with Critical Mass
  • Miles’ vision for economic development
  • Affordable housing
  • The waterfront
  • Collaboration and what it looks like in practice when it works well
  • Miles’ vision for youth engagement
  • 65 Ward St.
  • Bullying, bystanders and strategies to address bullying
  • Navigating conflict and restorative justice
  • Increasing diversity and creating safer spaces for more people
  • Sexual harassment policies in the context of council

 

Features Tunes:

Inside and Out by Feist
Sleeping Sickness by City and Colour
The Good in Everyone by Sloan
Basement Apartment by Sarah Harmer

After our interview, Miles asked if he could expand on a point brought up during our previous interview to clarify. Here’s our follow up chat, where we talk more about sexual violence policy and also masculinity: