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Inspiring Conversations with Jeff Krisman

Join us on Thursday, November 15th, from 6-7:30 PM for a night of inspiring conversations with Jeff Krisman! Jeff Krisman has been interviewing artists and those in the local community on his podcast for almost two years. These conversations are an "opportunity for him to hear their stories, life journeys and lessons learned along the way, and their visions for the future."

Throughout the evening we’ll hear from Tom Spanier, an artist and partner of Around Town Art LLC and Topher Owen, the Creative Director of the The Space Improv group and BRD Jazz Trio.

Tom Spanier and Around Town Art:

Around Town Art is a full-service real estate staging and special event firm. Around Town Artists curates environments to inspire homeowners and prospective homeowners. Their services range from general home staging with wall art, sculpture and limited local artisan furniture to full-on event services. Through the staging process, local artists can pay to have their work used in each staging event, with the intention of increased artist and work exposure.

Tom Spanier and Around Town Art have created a buzz in the Oklahoma City community with those defending and other criticizing Around Town Art’s methods. Come hear his perspective with the opportunity for the audience to submit questions!

Topher Owen - Creative Director of The Space Improv Group

Topher Owen has been embedded in the comedy business for years and is a 10 year veteran of Second City Improv group in Chicago. The space has one true mission: to be the best improvisation-based sketch comedy theatre in the world. Notable Alumni of Second City are Aidy Bryant (SNL), Cecily Strong (SNL), Vaness Bayer (SNL) and Jason Sudeikis (SNL, 30 Rock, etc). Get ready to laugh with members of Topher Owen’s comedy troupe performing in between interviews!

Musical Guest: BRD JAZZ TRIO

BRD Jazz Trio includes jazz veterans Brian Belanus-guitarist, Rei Wang-bassist, and Dave Bowen-drummer. The members will speak on their respective experiences as musicians and how the recent formation of their trio came to be.