Episode 1183

FM #1183 - Empty Bowls 2024: working with clay & words - 04/23/24

Published on: 30th April, 2024

This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Brenna Johnson, Franklin High School art/ceramics teacher and Empty Bowls (EB) coordinator. We met to record in the ceramics room at FHS on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. 

The FHS EBers introduce themselves as we go around the table: 

  • Kira Magliari, Senior, EB Social Media, continuing a family tradition of participating in Empty Bowls, has made a Silent Auction piece, helped make the Jeff Roy Project this year
  • Allie Maccalous, Senior, EB President, in AP3D Ceramics this year, assists in running Empty Bowls administratively each week, has made several Silent Auction pieces over the years, helped with the Jeff Roy Project this year
  • Bridget Kennedy, Senior, EB Secretary, in AP3D Ceramics & Independent Study in Ceramics this year, has made several Silent Auction pieces

The conversation runs about 35 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with the FHS Empty Bowls Club leadership team


Tickets for Empty Bowls -> https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E188424&id=86 

Buy a T-shirts for Empty Bowls -> https://unipaygold.unibank.com/transactioninfo.aspx?TID=32256 

Steve’s poem dedicated to Brenna Johnson and the Empty Bowls Club -> https://www.quietpoet.com/2023/03/please-should-not-be-needed.html 


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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I volunteer as the Community Information Director for Franklin, MA (USA)*. I have been providing accurate and timely information about what matters in Franklin since 2007. Currently working in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Radio (wfpr.fm) since October 2019.

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