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Candace Howze

Host, Editor & Producer of Meraki Mentors
Candace is a writer and multimedia artist based in North Carolina. Visit her at www.candacehowze.com.

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S2E7: There is No Box feat. Jacquie Bird
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Meraki Mentors
We’re back this week with Jacquie Bird, a Brooklyn native whose expansive career started in a college dance studio has seen Broadway, writing, choreographing, dancing – you name it!Jacquie brings her vibrant life story to the podcast to share how she’s seamlessly moved between genres and disciplines, learned to make the best decisions at the crossroads of her career, and take major risks. Along the way she’s become a prolific instructor who reminds her students not to “expect scarcity” as an artist.Whether you’re a dancer looking for some golden tips to slay your next audition, or an artist facing your own choices, you will love this special time with Jacquie!To learn more about Jacquie Bird, visit her site.As always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions. Listen to Episode 19 and read the full time-stamped transcript below or tune in on the following podcast platforms: Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Google Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Podbean, PlayerFM and Blubrry.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect! Jacquie Bird There is No BoxHow many times have you heard someone tell you to think outside of the box? For multi-talented performing artist Jacquie Bird, there simply is no box. Discover exactly what this means and how it might be the key to unleashing your creative power. Full TranscriptComing soon…
S2E6: NETWORK! feat. Rachel Mullins
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Meraki Mentors
This week, we speak with Rachel Ann Mullins, a model/actress/producer who knows her way around a Hollywood set. Her journey to the screen started with a bit of paranormal activity and some good luck, but it’s propelled by her insatiable drive.Rachel shares her hilarious and insightful tales of going from one project to the next and how she used her research skills online to seek out the people worth knowing to earn her the opportunities that have led to her expansive career.From reality shows to #MeToo podcast, with Playboy shoots and more in between, you’ll be inspired and entertained as you join Rachel on this crazy ride!To learn more about Rachel Mullins, follow her on Twitter or Instagram.As always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions. Listen to Episode 18 and read the full time-stamped transcript below or tune in on the following podcast platforms: Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Google Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Podbean, PlayerFM and Blubrry.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect! Rachel Mullins NETWORK!Making your way in the entertainment industry isn’t easier, but the more people you know, the better. Producer and model Rachel Mullins walks us through her crazy path to LA and how networking is her greatest work. Full TranscriptComing soon…
S2E5: Learn to Trust feat. Amber Sillmon
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Meraki Mentors
This week’s guest is Amber Sillmon, a Detroit-based writer and founder of the millennial-focused newsletter, Honestly Sis. An accountant by trade, Amber listened to her inner creativity and made the bold move to write her first novel–with no formal literature training.Amber shares what keeps her motivated, how she’s crafting her perfect writing practice, and where she learned the ins and outs of character development and storytelling. Along the way, she created a writing platform that’s reached women around the world.In this episode, we explore what it means to trust, building community when you least expect it and why it’s important to remember that your success may not come exactly as you envisioned it.To learn more about Amber Sillmon or Honestly Sis visit: ambercsillmon.com. As always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions. Listen to Episode 17 and read the full time-stamped transcript below or tune in on the following podcast platforms: Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Google Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Podbean, PlayerFM and Blubrry.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect! Amber Sillmon Learn to TrustWe all know life doesn’t come with an instruction manual – and neither does success. For everyone who’s forging her own path writer Amber Sillmon has a word on trusting the process, even if it surprises you. Full TranscriptComing soon…
S2E4: There's Room For You feat. Jovelle Tamayo
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Meraki Mentors
This week, we’re joined by Jovelle Tamayo, a founding member of the Authority Collective–a relatively new organization that propels the work of WOC and non-binary POC working in film, photo, and AR/VR. Together, the group is working to broaden the lens of visual media, “close the distance around resources.”Jovelle discusses image making, race and culture, how she learned the media of documentary photography and why community is more valuable than competition.In this episode, we explore why both insider and outsider narratives are needed, how to hold our favorite institutions accountable, and how these image-making has real effects on the way we interact with one another.To learn more about Jovelle Tamayo visit: http://www.jovelle.photo/.To learn more about the Authority Collective visit: http://www.authoritycollective.org/As always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions. Listen to Episode 16 and read the full time-stamped transcript below or tune in on the following podcast platforms: Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Google Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Podbean, PlayerFM and Blubrry.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect! Jovelle Tamayo There’s Room For YouCreating art doesn’t have to be a competition. Making images is a responsibility that impacts culture and society. These are just some of the values that Jovelle Tamayo, of the Authority Collective, shares in this episode. Full TranscriptComing soon…
S2E3: It's Okay to Fail feat. Michelle Marra
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Meraki Mentors
We’re chatting with visual artist Michelle Marra, a “spirited colorist” based out of Florida who is known for her vibrant and impressive abstract paintings. She’s here to share her triumphs and challenges as an artist with a clear reminder: don’t be afraid to fail. One of the many things we discuss this episode is the benefit of constant practice and how making the proper connections can help you to form the strength, confidence and knowledge needed to succeed at your goals. Michelle talks about her inherent yearning to create and the many jobs that finally led her to her purpose.  From home studios and Instagram networking to websites and workshops, Michelle shares poignant advice that will be sure to encourage you in your endeavors. To learn more about Michelle Marra visit: https://michellemarrastudio.com/home.htmlAs always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions. Listen to Episode 15 and read the full time-stamped transcript below or tune in on the following podcast platforms: Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Google Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Podbean, PlayerFM and Blubrry.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect! Michelle Marra It’s Okay to FailHave you been mulling a new project or looking to take a creative leap but feel consumed with worries that it won’t be good enough? Visual artist Michelle Marra knows exactly how you feel–and how creating daily can end your fear of failure. Full TranscriptComing soon…
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Episode Count
20
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
14 hours, 32 minutes