Welcome to Get After It PDX, a down-to-earth podcast featuring honest conversations with inspiring people in the creative hotbed of Portland, Oregon. Recorded live and on location at the Hoxton in downtown PDX.
Powered by @wyeastwolfpack Executive Producer: David Vialli Host/Producer/Research: Willie McBride Engineer: Travis Liles Assistant Producer/Photographer: Sam Masters Intro & Outro/Sound Consultant: Greg Pressler Extra Special Thanks: Yassine Diboun & Sarah Foote
Multi-talented architect/designer Allison Bryan talks about how running helped keep her on track at an early age, her long-time dream of moving to Oregon from the Midwest and running free through the misty, green hills like Prefontaine, what led to the design of her Forest Park Art Print and how that project helped launch Open Studio Collective, how leading (and caring about) employees is similar to parenting, and much more.
Her business and other projects:
Open Studio Collective
Forest Park Art Print
Wildwood Art Print
Beloved Portland Chef Gregory Gourdet talks about growing up in NYC and how got turned on to nature and the outdoors, what led him from a dishwashing job in Missoula, MT during college to second place on Top Chef and a oft-recognized food celebrity (even in the bottom of the Grand Canyon!), the current landscape of culinary culture in the age of the Me Too Movement, as well as what tips he would give people trying to reach big life goals and more.
His restaurant and groups he works with:
Our first ever guest Theresa Silveyra talks about how she got to Portland, her work as a music teacher, why she still lives here despite going to the mountains every chance she gets, her experience as a female and person of color in the outdoor rec world, and much more.
The piano piece Theresa plays that follows the interview is:
Étude pour les cinq doigts d'après Monsieur Czerny by Debussy
Groups she works with:
Pacific Northwest Outdoor Women