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  • 00:58

    The 1930s

    in Entertainment

    We take a look at the 1930s for Disney

  • 00:31

    Music Spotlight: The Rough Guide to Highlife Music - DJ kwasi africa

    in Music

    One of the finest collections of classic higlife music. with host Dj kwasi africa.  The album is available for download via iTunes & amazon.

    Highlife is a music genre that originated in Ghana at the turn of the 20th century and incorporated the traditional harmonic 9th, as well as melodic and the main rhythmic structures in traditional Akan music, and married them with Western instruments. Highlife was associated with the local African aristocracy during the colonial period. By 1930s, Highlife spread to Sierra Leone, Liberia, Gambia and Nigeria via Ghanaian workers, amongst other West African countries, where the music is now very popular.

    Highlife is characterised by jazzy horns and multiple guitars which lead the band. Recently it has acquired an uptempo, synth-driven sound (see Daddy Lumba). Igbo highlife and Joromi are subgenres.

    This arpeggiated highlife guitar part is modeled after an Afro-Cuban guajeo. The pattern of attack-points is nearly identical to the 3-2 clave motif guajeo as shown below. The bell pattern known in Cuba as clave is indigenous to Ghana and Nigeria, and is used in highlife.

  • 01:07

    EAL Radio Episode 236

    in Travel

    You'll be amazed at how new employees were treated back in the 1930s.  And we ere lucky to have the job.  Would our feeling be hurt if we received a Bulletin that American sent to its copilots if we were in their place.  Tune in and share your thoughts this Monday at 7:00 pm ET.  We'll see you at the Gate as we depart on Flight 236. 

  • Historical Fiction Author Patricia Kullberg Joins Kori on the Back Porch

    in Writing

    A family physician, Patricia Kullberg, MD, MPH, devoted her career to serving persons living with physical, mental and addiction disorders at a clinic for the homeless. She has written many award-winning articles about health and medicine, but Girl in the River is her first novel. Kullberg and her husband live in Portland, Oregon, where she facilitates writing workshops for marginalized women and tends a large garden.

    Book blurb:

    On the eve of World War II, Portland, Oregon, battles corruption as the city falls into the hands of gangsters. Newly orphaned, Mae Rose wanders the rain-stained streets alone, on the lam from a knife-wielding pimp and mustering her own worst impulses to survive. As Mae rises to power in Portland’s gritty sex industry, she’s pursued by a district attorney who seeks to snare her for more personal reasons.  In the city’s smoky nightspots, the glamorous Dr. Ruth Barnett turns heads, but by day she operates a wildly successful abortion service. At war’s end, both Mae and Ruth are caught in the crosshairs of Portland’s anti-vice crusade. The women’s survival, as well as any chance at lasting love, depends on their allegiance to each other and their abilities to outsmart the cops and politicians who no longer protect them.


  • 00:58

    It's Never Too Late To Follow Your Dreams, Sara's Year, Mark David Gerson

    in Motivation

    It's never too late to follow your dreams: Sara's Year by Mark David Gerson.

    In this unique episode of Intuitive Transformation Radio, Matthew Engel will chat with Award Winning Author Mark David Gerson about his latest novel, Sara's Year

    Esther and Sarah share a single passion: to be the best they can be – on an epic scale. That's easier dreamed than done in Jewish Montreal on the eve of World War II. Fifty years later when death takes Esther, her son and her oldest friend must each decide whether Esther's abandoned dreams will defeat them or spur them on to triumphs of their own. Filled with colorful characters inspired, in part, by real life events, Mark David has written a novel that is sure to fill your heart and soul with inspiration and heart-warming depth.

    MARK DAVID GERSON is the award-winning author of 12 books, among them, five books for writers, two memoirs and the Q’ntana fantasy trilogy, which is on its way to the big screen as a trio of major motion pictures based on his film adaptations. Gerson’s latest novel, Sara’s Year, draws on his years in Montreal and Nova Scotia to create a masterful epic spanning 50 years from the 1930s to the 1980s. Mark David is available for assistance with media kits, coaching for writers, and editorial consulting. For more info, please visit: www.markdavidgerson.com

    Matthew Engel is an Intuitive-Channel, Hypnotherapist, Past Life Regressionist, Executive Coach, Inspirational Speaker, Writer and Host of Intuitive Transformation Radio. He has supported thousands of people from around the globe in activating their higher potential in relationships, emotional healing, creativity and business for 19 years. For more info and to sign up for his free newsletter, please visit: www.matthewengel.com

  • 00:31

    Michael D Frederick: What is the Alexander Technique?

    in Motivation

    Our Host: Svetlana Kim, Speaker, Author of White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee, and Consultant. For more information visit her website www.svetlanakim.com. 

    Our Guest: Michael D. Frederick in an Internationally recognized Master Teacher in the field of Psycho-Physical Re-Education (mind-body learning) with over 40 years of teaching experience. 

    He originally trained as an Alexander Teacher in England with Walter&Dilys Carrington and in America with Marjorie Barstow (Master Teacher trained by F.M. Alexander in the 1930s). He is an active member of The American Society of the Alexandder Technique (AmSAT), The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique-London (STAT), and Alexander Technique International (ATI). www.michaeldfrederick.com

  • 01:03

    Episode 26: How to write literary fiction with author Scott Alexander Hess

    in Writing

    In this meta-writing hour, author and fellow New School alum Scott Alexander Hess, dissects his use  and balance of language to create scene and character in his latest book, a historical novel, The Butcher’s Son (a literary fiction hell-of-a-work if I do say so mahself.)

    The author of three books, Hess masters juxtaposing elements of nature to “aggravate and propel things that are already happening” in the plot.

    The novel, set in 1930s in New York City, gains its viscosity from something Hess calls “method writing” as well as immersion research. “When I’m writing a book, I basically live in a world,” Hess says. “So for a year and a half, I’m living in the 30s.”

    The result?

    For a day and half, the time it took me to read The Butcher’s Son, I too lived in the 30s in a Hell's Kitchen tenement with three brothers taking divergent paths that eventually lead Hess right onto my bookshelf of “writers I want to be when I grow up.”

    But in the words of the first book reviewer I ever knew, “Don’t take my word for it.”

    Listen. Learn. Write.

  • "Theology Matters" with the Pellews: Importance of Christian Philosophy

    in Christianity

    Join Devin & Melissa Pellew as they discuss topics related to biblical theology, Christian apologetics and worldview issues. This week, we will be joined by Dr. Gregory B.Sadler for a discussion on the importance of Christian philosophy. Dr. Sadler will be coming on to talk about the subjects discussed in his 2011 book, Reason Fulfilled by Revelation: The 1930s Christian Philosophy Debates in France, about the broader question of Christian philosophy, and about how the 1930s debates can inform our present-day thinking about these issues. Dr. Sadler is an author and instructor at Maris College, who received both his Master's and PhD in Philosophy from Southern Illinois Carbondale. He is also founder of ReasonIO, an organization that bring philosophy into practice, making complex classical philosophical ideas accessible for a wide audience of professionals, students, and life-long learners. We will also be taking your calls so you don't want to miss this exciting and informative show! 

  • 01:11

    Elmerine Bell-Save St. Mary Cemetery in Italy, TX

    in Family


    What is now known as St. Mary Cemetery, is located on Hughes Cemetery Road near the towns of Avalon, Forreston and Italy (Ellis County), Texas, dates back to at least 1851. The burial ground is shown on a county map dated 1861 and was a part of the Tarrant Plantation, owned by General Edward H. Tarrant, the person for whom Tarrant County, Texas, is named. The 1870 United States Federal Census shows the area encompassing the St. Mary Community as Ellis County, Texas, Waxahachie - Chambers Creek Post Office. As late as 1940, census records the St. Mary Community as having a school with a teacher in residence nearby. As further verification, a photograph exists from the early 1930s with images of a group of students with their teacher whose family owned a nearby farm.

    On March 24, 2012, family members who went to the cemetery as a part of quarterly maintenance reported that someone had encroached upon the burial grounds, desecrating the oldest portion of the cemetery on the west and north sides by removing mature trees and foliage. It appeared, from visible tracks in the soil, that some type of excavator had been used to create a road from Hughes Cemetery Road through the cemetery to the west, taking out gravestones - some that had been there for more than a century -along with the vegetation. Grave memorabilia were found within and north of the newly constructed road. Graves lay underneath the road and the topography of the entire west side of the cemetery had be compromised. At least three piles of trees, foliage and grave markers were viewed in a western field.


  • 02:02

    7-31-2015 -Is America a Police State?

    in Politics Conservative

    Racial prejudice—and the systemic injustice that incorporates racial bias into our policing—is eating us up from the inside like a cancer. This is a national disgrace, and if we don't do something about it, we will all pay a terrible, terrible price.The conditions in America do not have to be identical to Nazi Germany in the 1930s and 1940s for America to be a police state and a fascist dictatorship! If we examine the essence of a police state--destruction of Constitutional rights, genocidal murder of the working class by capitalist predators, deliberate criminal acts by government officials--then America in the twenty-first century is unquestionably a police state!.Tonight we will discuss The United Police States of America.

  • 00:42

    Urban League conference 2015

    in Politics

    The “Off to the Races” session also featured speeches from Democrats Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley and Republican Ben Carson. The session began with Carson, followed by Clinton, O’Malley and Sanders.
    Bush presented himself as someone who’s increased opportunities for African-Americans and said his intentions to overhaul education and dramatically increase economic growth would make things much better in the future.
    Hillary Clinton  mocked Bush for his “right to rise” s logan. She didn’t mention him by name, but repeatedly suggested that his positions and record make it a hollow slogan. “I don’t think you can credibly say everyone has a right to rise” if they can’t afford health care, if the minimum wage is too low to live on, if college is unaffordable – and, she emphasized – if someone embraces policies that deny the right to vote.
    “My views are a little bit different than others,” he said. “Given the enormous crises that this country faces today – crises that may be more severe than at any other time other than the Great Depression of the 1930s –  frankly it is too late for establishment policies, it is too late establishment politics.” Senate Sanders   Sun Sentinel