Somewhere & Elsewhere

Somewhere & Elsewhere uncovers stories from artists across the coastal Carolina region.

Hosted ByKevin Lee-y Green

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How Can Art Motivate Change? How Can Art Hinder Change?

When you think of protests, art is probably not the first thing to come to mind. North Carolina artist Antoine Williams talks about how art has the ability to...

Local Filmmaking’s Opportunity

Nicole Triche is a professor at Elon University and director of All Skate, Everybody Skate, a documentary about the 50-year-old Topsail Island Skate Rink located above a rural post...

The Power of Design

Design is everything. It has the power to impact us in ways we may not even be aware of. Freelance graphic designer Emma Cooper, of Wilmington, NC discusses the...

The Living History of Core Sound Decoys

Hunters and carvers along the Core Sound have been hand-carving wooden duck decoys for well over a century. In this episode, three members of the Core Sound Decoy Carver’s...

What Community Does for Local Artists

It often seems that success in the arts means becoming prominent in a big city, or at least moving somewhere that’s not a small town in Eastern North Carolina....

Surfboard Shaping: An Art or a Craft?

For many, surfboards can be seen as pieces of art more than functional tools. But to shaper Gary Wilson, the function and craft comes first, and the art is...

A City Councilman’s Journey Making Community Through Art

Kevin Spears cares deeply about how his community is represented. Today, Spears is most known for his community organizing and his seat on Wilmington’s City Council. But years before...

A City Councilman’s Journey Making Community Through Art

How One Teenager Is Broadening Art Education On Harkers Island

For most of her childhood on Harkers Island, Abigail Garland didn’t think she could become an artist because she couldn’t draw. Then, a trip to a museum showed her...

Coping With Trauma Through Art

Content Warning: This episode deals with self harm and suicide. Olivia Stubblefield has been making art her entire life, but it wasn’t until she reached one of her darkest...