05 – Melanie Huggins

Melanie Huggins stopped by to talk about her experience as the Executive Director of Richland Library. Join us this week to hear how the library grew into a pillar of the community through innovative facility renovations and outreach programs. Download the episode wherever you get your podcasts (iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, etc) or listen right here on the website.

04 – John Sherrer

This week’s guest is John Sherrer, Director of Cultural Resources for Historic Columbia and author of “Remembering Columbia.” Join me to hear John delve into Columbia’s rich, complex history and to hear him explain why historic preservation is so important for Columbia’s future. #HistoryIsCool

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02 – Phill Blair

This week, I got to chat with the one and only Phill Blair! Phill is a co-owner of The Whig, but he’s also worked tirelessly for over a decade to help transform Main Street from a total ghost town to a kinda cool place to be. Download the episode here or wherever you get your podcasts to hear Phill talk about The Whig, Main Street, the Columbia music scene, and beer!

01 – Lee Snelgrove and Margie Johnson Reese

The inaugural episode of ‘Columbia Calls’ is about all things Amplify Columbia, the city’s cultural plan for the Columbia area. Join host Laura McGuinn for a conversation with Lee Snelgrove, Executive Director of One Columbia for Arts and History, and Margie Johnson Reese, an esteemed arts management professional known for her work in cities like Houston and Los Angeles. Learn everything you need to know about the changes coming to your city: What is a cultural plan, why does Columbia need one, and how would it affect you? Listen below or subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.