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  • 00:16

    Transgender Activist Show Kick-Off

    in LGBT

    Just a introduction to this show and to get the word out

  • 01:01

    Winners! 2015 "Best Art Fairs in America" Survey

    in Business

    ArtFairCalendar.com has just finished its 3rd annual "America's Best Art Fairs" survey and we announce the winners. Our survey is the only national online look at the country's juried art fairs and craft shows, designed to reward the festivals that create opportunities connecting artists and communities.

    We asked our mailing list of over 50,000 art fair patrons what was the best art fair in the country and had an amazing nationwide response. Nearly 90% of the respondents completed the lengthy 25 question survey and the answers were both expected and intriguing. 

    Listen to find out what the Top 50 shows in the country are as voted on by the people who attend them. Discover their choices for the best regional fairs, best urban fair, best small market show and the best cities for art fairs.

    We'll share the survey answers on:

    what makes a show "Best"
    why people say they attend an art fair
    why they don't attend shows they used to love
    suggestions for show organizers

    Lynn Smith, vice chair of the Old Town Art Fair in Chicago, will give her insights on how the fair garners so much enthusiasm throughout the greater metropolitan area, making it a "must attend" event. Art buyers from Florida and Ohio will also join us to tell us why they attend art fairs and buy art.

    ArtFairCalendar.com's mission is to promote the American tradition of art fairs by showcasing events where art collectors find hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind fine work and encourage the interaction of client and creator. 


  • 01:02

    Paul Richmond: LGBT Artist and Activist

    in LGBT

    Artist Paul Richmond joins the show to talk about his art and activism on tonight's show!
    Call 323 657-1493 to ask Paul a question and join the fun!
    Visit Paul's website and purchase his art here!

    Paul is a visual artist and activist whose paintings draw inspiration from his own experiences as a young gay man. Since graduating college in 2002, his artwork has become a vehicle for exploring and understanding his own journey, as well as developing a dialogue with other members of the LGBTQ community. Influenced by his own struggles as he came to terms with his sexual identity, he seeks to challenge social constructs that exist around sexual orientation and gender roles.

    His career has included exhibitions in galleries throughout the United States, as well as publication in numerous art journals and anthologies. His work is collected by individuals from around the globe. In his role as the Associate Art Director for Dreamspinner Press and their young adult imprint, Harmony Ink Press, he has created over two hundred and fifty novel cover illustrations. He teaches community art classes for Stonewall Columbus. He has volunteered with the Kaleidoscope Youth Center, encouraging LGBTQ teens to use art as a means of self-exploration and expression. He is a co-founder of the You Will Rise Project, an organization that empowers those who have experienced bullying to speak out creatively through the language, visual, and performing arts.

    Paul shares his life with husband, Dennis Niekro. They were married in a group ceremony with twenty-four other LGBT couples in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in June 2013. Together, they are committed to using their artistic talents to raise equality awareness.

  • 02:05

    Art Of War

    in Education

     The power of Art / Art as a weapon

    Sol is a artist with a vision, therefore he is a visual artist. He prides himself as being one that pushes the envelope as it pertains to the traditional sense of what a artist should or should not be. He pushes the envelope on what a artist should or should not do as well. Under the fold of the EyEcOnOgRaPhY movement Sol specializes in creative imagery, mixed media art, collages, street photography, graffiti art, and custom portrait framed artwork with a twist. At the very core of his work is the ability to enhance and recapture the moving parts, the pulse, the heartbeat of vintage antique images. Family images, loved ones, lost ones, not necessarily the "celebrity" but the EyEcOnS of your own lineage. To find greatness one only has to travel as far as that old worn family photo album located in the closet, basement, or garage collecting dust. We are all EyEcOnS for we are all direct descendants of EyEcOnS. With that being the case, BE FRUITFUL AND MULTIPLY! Join Us as we welcome special guest Sol Ra El Bey to our radio show as he expounds on why and how art is a weapon. Call in at 323-870-3897 or login at www.blogtalkradio.com/usot

  • 02:20


    in Social Networking

    Maria Iliou is your Director Manager, your Host for Art of Understanding on Friday's. 

  • 01:01

    Keep them Coming Back - Marketing to the Art Fair Patron

    in Business

    The interested parties have come to your party: that Art Festival you have been planning and marketing for 364 days. How do you make sure they love the show, bring their friends, buy art, spread the word about what they found there and can't wait for next year?

    Sharon McAllister, Executive Director of ArtFest Fort Myers (FL) and Jenny Wright, Festival Director of The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival (TX) join the conversation and share their best tips for building a memorable experience for their patrons.

    We'll learn about their decisions on:

    public relations
    community relations
    sponsor building
    artist relationships
    plus what works and even more interestingly what they've done that doesn't work!

    Connie Mettler presents results from her 2014 Best Art Fair Survey of art fair buyers where she gathered data about what makes them come to a festival and why ... plus ... why there are formerly favorite shows that they no longer attend.

    Both of these events were chosen as Top 50 Events in the survey.

    Learn more about ArtFest Fort Myers. Learn more about The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival.












  • 00:29

    Awakening Art in the Community!

    in Business

    Join us today for Women Lead Radio as Barbara Eldridge, your host of Trend Setting Women, interviews Lin Holzinger, Owner of Art Trails San Diego.

    In an area where art and artists flourish – they are often hidden in the less populated areas of a community. The internet has opened the door to connecting art lovers with a new array of artists and art related happenings. Lin Holzinger’s former marketing background and love of art has resulted in launching a new web site Art Trails San Diego to foster the growth, development and appreciation of San Diego’s flourishing visual arts community. It invites artists, museums, galleries, alternative exhibit spaces, and events to list their happenings to open the door to anyone wanting to experience the unique and exciting local art that abounds here.

    Barbara Eldridge is your host of Trend Setting Women, a show that is intense, informative and always interesting. Trend Setting Women focuses on showcasing women owners who play the game of business and never give up. Currently, Barbara is the President & Founder of Mind Masters, an organization for entrepreneurs to master the challenges they face in an ever-changing market place. For more than twenty-five years Barbara has been contributing to other people’s business success. Her many years of experience in the corporate world provided her with knowledge, insight and presence to help thousands of entrepreneurial men and women nurture their business ventures into thriving successes.

  • 01:50


    in Social Networking

    Maria Iliou is your Director Manager, your Host for Art of Understanding Supporting Special Needs on Friday. School age children  who is diagnosed with disabilities is classfield in school to received supports & services IQ 

  • 00:31

    UMORLIVE: Art Davie

    in MMA

    Chris Maltsburger and ACSLIVE.TV Present Uncensored MMA Online Radio, with your hosts Dave "The Butcher" Clifford and Pride veteran James Lee. Tonight's guest on the Every Victory Earned hotlines is the promoter of the first ever Ultimate Fighting Championship, Mr. Art Davie. Art has co-authored a book about his experiences with Sean Wheelock titled "Is This Legal?", and will be attending the Legends of MMA Hall of Fame induction ceremony this year in Studio City, CA on November 21st, Art was inducted last year. 

  • 00:51

    The Reluctant Artist…How to Keep Your Fears From Getting in the Way of Your Art

    in Art

    On today's show, we are going to talk about the reluctant artist. There are thousands of artists who fit in this category. In fact, at some point in our careers, we have all probably gone through this. If you have been thinking about furthering your interest in art, but for whatever reason perhaps you haven’t done it, then this might be you. 

  • 00:37

    Alysha Live! Radio Show With Guest Civil Rights Activist John Barnett

    in Entertainment

    Join me and my guest civil rights activist John Barnett as we have a candid conversation on the incident at Spring Valley High School South Carolina, where school resource officer Ben Fields openly assaulted a female student. The incident was caught on video and caught the attention of millions worldwide that eventually led to the termination of Ben Fields.  John will be talking about the reaction on the ground in South Carolina, and why federal and local charges should have been filed.  We will also be talking about how the family of the female student is doing and what the family hopes to achieve in the coming days.

    All this and more on Sunday Nov 1, at 6:00pm on the Alysha Live! Radio Show.

    Keep it Locked to the Alysha Live! Radio Show for the Best in Talk Radio!