A podcast from the editors of VIE Magazine. Hosted by Founder/Editor-in-chief of VIE, Lisa Marie Burwell.
18: Episode #18: “Racing to the Finish Line for a Good Cause” - A Conversation with Corcoran Reverie, 30A 10K, and More
52:3730A 10K Celebrates 10 Years! On this episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul podcast, VIE's CEO/editor-in-chief Lisa Marie Burwell sits down with guest-host Hilary Farnum-Fasth, founder and broker of Corcoran Reverie real estate, as they talk with several sponsors of the upcoming 30A 10k Road Race starting and ending in Rosemary Beach, Florida. Each year, this 10K race and fun run raises funds for local charities in Walton County and surrounding areas. This year's beneficiaries include Point Washington Medical Clinic, Walton Education Foundation, Seaside School Foundation, and the Northwest Florida Guardian ad Litem Foundation. Listen in as representatives from these organizations, including Hillary Glenn, M.H. Carr, Teresa Evans-Horton, Alicia Skolrood, Carita Smith, and 30A 10K founder/director Amy Stoyles share their inspiring work. Learn how to donate or register for the 30A 10K Thanksgiving Road Race & Fun Run on November 25 at www.30A10K.com.
17: Episode #17: "Soul-Full Art That Heals" - A Conversation with Margaret Biggs
35:50In this heartfelt episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul podcast, our host, VIE CEO/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, sits down with Pensacola, Florida–based fine artist and poet Margaret Biggs. In addition to creating beautiful art inspired by the nature of the Gulf Coast, Margaret is a former elite model, a world traveler, a philanthropist, and an insightful soul. She shares snippets from her life's story here, including her hardships and the ways art and meditation have always been there for her as coping methods, healing practices, and sharing that transformative healing with others. Subscribe now to listen on your favorite podcast platforms, and check out the episode on YouTube.com/c/vietelevision for the first look at our all-new VIE Speaks podcast studio!
16: Episode #16: VIE Speaks: Chasing Waves – A Conversation with Jonah Allen
21:45Our host, VIE's CEO/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, sat down with 30A creative Jonah Allen to discuss how he got his start in photography, what inspires him, and his upcoming coffee-table book, Where Waters Meet, on an all-new episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul podcast. Jonah Allen is an American photographer whose body of work explores his relationship with the surface of the planet, particularly its water systems. This candid discussion touches on how Jonah keeps his focus on his dreams and what’s next for his career. Visit JonahAllen.com to learn more or follow along at @jonahallenstudio.
15: Episode #15: “Fashion, Art & Modern Design” – A Conversation with Todd Reeves
34:52On this episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul podcast, host Lisa Marie Burwell, VIE’s CEO/editor-in-chief, sits down with Todd D. Reeves, the creative director and principal at isidro dunbar Modern Interiors. idMI is a full-service showroom, retail, and design studio for modern home decor and furnishings in Miramar Beach, Florida, serving clients around the southeast and beyond. A fashion industry veteran and design expert, Todd has a finger on the pulse of all things beautiful, as well as a strong appreciation and well of knowledge for modern art. He and Lisa discuss what’s new at idMI, what’s coming up for the interior design world, the revival of wallpaper, the VIE office design, and much more in this new episode full of all things modern!
14: Episode #14: "Feeding a Community" - A Conversation with Tiffanie Nelson
29:00Our host, VIE's editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, sat down with Food for Thought founder Tiffanie Nelson to discuss their latest endeavors for an all-new episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul podcast. Food For Thought is a nonprofit that serves Florida's Walton and Okaloosa Counties to help fight child hunger. This engaging discussion also touches on the need to raise awareness and support for Food For Thought's 8th Annual Stock the Pantry fund-raiser. Stock the Pantry is a fund-raising competition held by FFT every year to help raise $125k + 100k food items to stock the nonprofit's pantry for the upcoming school year. This year, teams have a choice between fund-raising or hosting a food drive. Please join VIE in showing your support for area children and families in need through this generous organization. Visit FoodForThoughtFL.org to find out how you can help!
13: Episode #13: ”Sunshine State of Mind” – A Conversation with Brian Kelley
23:55As musician and entrepreneur Brian Kelley’s debut solo album, Sunshine State of Mind, is released today, VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul is thrilled to celebrate with him! BK chats with our host, VIE editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell about his experience co-writing all 17 tracks on this country-meets-coastal album and expounds on his vision and passion for music and life. As half of the country duo Florida Georgia Line with Tyler Hubbard, BK reinforces his “Florida Boy Forever” lifestyle in this fun and soulful new album. Brian and his wife, Brittney Kelley, also own Tribe Kelley lifestyle brand, with store locations in Nashville and Grayton Beach, Florida. Brittney was featured on VIE Speaks Episode #3, so be sure to check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUQL8... Credits Lisa Marie Burwell, host – www.VIEmagazine.com Video production and engineering by Sowal House Sunshine State of Mind album photo by Ben Christensen Special thanks to Brian Kelley, Brittney Kelley, Jensen Sussman/Sweet Talk PR, Nashville South Records, Dave King, Jonathan Page, and Blake and Rachel Jones Sunshine State of Mind ⓒ 2021 Nashville South Records, Inc. under exclusive license to Warner Music Nashville LLC “Beach Cowboy” ⓒ 2021 Nashville South Records, Inc. under exclusive license to Warner Music Nashville LLC SHOW LESS
12: Episode #12: "Dancing Through Fire" – A Conversation with Danielle Torley
33:16After a devastating experience with a house fire at six years old, Danielle Torley held onto her grief and fear for many years. She and her younger sister escaped the blaze that took their mother's life and put their father in the hospital for a month. The fire was a thief that stole a piece of her childhood and her heart, and years passed before Torley met a fire dancer in Roatán who helped her face her demons head-on by literally asking them to dance. Our host, VIE CEO/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, sat down with Torley for this special episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul. They discuss overcoming your fears, the thrills of fire dancing, Torley's TED Talks experience, and her thriving entertainment business, Emerald Flame. Thank you, Danielle, for sharing your story with our listeners! Look for more from her coming soon in VIE's June 2021 Issue.
11: Episode #11: "The Godfather of New Urbanism" – A Conversation with Robert Davis
50:13VIE CEO/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell sits down with special guest Robert S. Davis, the founder of the idyllic town of Seaside ®, Florida, in our latest episode of VIE Speaks! The New Urbanism community along Scenic Highway 30-A and the Gulf of Mexico celebrates its fortieth anniversary this year. Robert looks back on his visions for the town alongside his wife, Daryl, and the world-class team of town planners, architects, and creatives who have brought their vision to life and evolved it over the past four decades. From inspiring other communities around the world to playing host to celebrities and scholars, Seaside ® is genuinely a town like no other, and its future is bright.
10: Episode 10: “Keeping the Arts Alive in 2021” – A Lively Chat with Alexis Miller
19:55After a challenging year for arts and events in 2020, this year’s president of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and director of events at Alys Beach, Alexis Miller, is ready to get back into the groove. She sat down with our host, VIE CEO/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, to discuss what’s coming up for the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast, including the return of Alys Beach’s premier arts event, Digital Graffiti festival, May 12–15. VIE is excited to host once again the annual Digital Graffiti Awards Party—with a new virtual dance-off twist! Listen in for more details and stay tuned to learn how you can join us and experience Digital Graffiti from home, plus get the scoop on the all-new Beach Club at Alys Beach and much more.
8: Episode 8: “Art on the Spectrum: Seeing What Others Cannot” – A Conversation with Nathan Alan Yoakum
36:25In the eighth episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul, a podcast and limited video series from the creators of VIE magazine, our host, VIE founder/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, catches up with artist Nathan Alan Yoakum. A heartfelt and candid conversation follows detailing Nathan’s stunning resin sculptures and pop art, as well as his personal journey of living on the autism spectrum and how it has shaped his life and career. Through art, Nathan finds his creative niche and thrives in a world where he can see what others cannot. His visions become a beautiful story for his audience and collectors. Find Nathan’s work at isidro dunbar Modern Interiors in Miramar Beach, Florida, Jay Etkin Gallery in Memphis, and Chic Evolution in Art in Atlanta.