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Christine Vartoughian is an award winning filmmaker and native New Yorker. Her short film, The Visions of Dylan Bradley, which she wrote and directed, has screened at over twenty festivals in the U.S. and received numerous awards. Christine holds a BFA in Drama from SUNY Purchase College and an MFA in Film and Television from SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design), where she was a recipient of The Presidential Fellowship. Living with the Dead is her first feature film and is based on events from her own life. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Director's Lab and of the female filmmaker's group, The Film Fatales.
Our guest on Metalsmith Benchtalk on Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 3:00 PST/ 6:00 EST is Michael Gayk, educator, digital designer and maker of things.
Please join us for this LIVE interview and participate by logging onto the chatroom at Blogtalkradio.com or by sending a message to Whaley Studios via Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
Michael Gayk earned an MFA in Jewelry and Metals from the University of Washington and an BFA in Metals Design from the College for Creative Studies.
Plural Studios is a design collaboration between Courtney Starrett and Michael Gayk. Plural is interested in creating well-designed objects for the home or body, utilizing innovative digital technologies to create limited editions of our objects. We are inspired by architecture on a micro-level; observing transitions, connections, and details, as the sum of all parts, both man-made and natural. At Plural we strive for accessibility along with high design objects both for the home and the body.
“My current work investigates the relationship between body adornment and the digitized human body. Historically jewelry has always reflected the technologies of its time. A necklace fashioned from seashells dating 80 BCE years old was found at Taforalt in eastern Morocco. This discovery illustrates the sense of symbolic material value of that time and suggests a developed capacity for cultural modernity. The example of the seashell necklace comes from a genus of marine snail called Nassarius, which no longer inhabits the shores of Morocco today. With the use of advanced manufacturing methods such at bio-printing and DNA duplication it may be possible to cultivate the lost Nassarius, or any biological structure.”
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LEANNE a CPC, ELI-MP has a special gift working with adoptees and their families to navigate the complexities in their adoption journeys! Her unique Coaching Process has been called The Missing Thread in the Tapestry of Adoption! LeAnne is CEO and Founder of The Tapestry of Adoption and The Walk Your Talk Coach at Legacy Now Lived. She is empowering the adoption community to connect and embrace their stories and improve their relationships!
As a Coach, Re-united Adoptee, Conscious Adoption Advocate, Mom, Grammie, Warrior Wife, Personal Stylist, Educator, Servant Leader, Radio Host, Speaker and a “New Nester” LeAnne encourages individuality, integrity, confidence, & the desire to live a life of freedom and impact. Her passion and her experiences are changing lives, one conversation at a time.
Jennifer Kachler began her career in filmmaking after receiving her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She has been producing short films, web series, international tourism web commercials, industrial media and other video projects in New York City for almost a decade. In August 2014, she was accepted to the David Lynch MA in Film at MUM in Fairfield, IA. So she quit her full-time job producing web content, leaving behind her cozy apartment in Brooklyn to move out to the Midwest! Her favorite film director, David Lynch personally watched and judged her short film “Horizon” in the short film competition.
Alan R. Baxter graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Film/TV Production. He got his first break as a page at Paramount Studios and later worked as an assistant on the hit shows, “Frasier” and “ER.” His scripts won awards in the Action on Film Festival, Worldfest Houston and Ventura Film Festival. One of his scripts was a finalist in the Carl Sautter Memorial Television Outreach Program. Alan has been a screenplay finalist at Shriekfest in 2006, 2007, and 2014! He currently lives in Santa Clarita, CA with his wife and they're expecting their first child.
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Edie Weinstein and Ambika Devi as speak about The Irresistible Dance of Relationships.
Everything possesses a dynamic and a receptive force- a yang and a yin. Drawing these together is the irresistible energy of Shakti. This powerful essence exists in all of us; whether we are male or female. Through colorfully creative examples, Ambika Devi shares her poetic journey and practical experience to assist in creating healthy and sustaining relationships with those in our lives and with the Divine.
Ambika Devi is a Consciousness Guide & Alternative Life Coach, Author & Vak-Yogini, Psychic & Spiritual Adviser, Master Astrologer & Guild Certified Tarot Master. She has earned an MA Yoga Vedanta Education, BFA, BS Education, BS Astrology, is a Reiki III High Master, Soku Riku Shiatsu Master, Reflexology III, Hypnosis & NLP, ERYT-500, RYT-500 Yoga Alliance. Her first Novel "Lilith" was published by Inkwell Productions www.ambikadevi.com
Edie Weinstein, LSW is a colorfully creative journalist, inspiring transformational speaker, licensed social worker, interfaith minister, BLISS Coach and the author of The Bliss Mistress Guide To Transforming The Ordinary Into the Extraordinary. She calls herself an Opti-Mystic who sees the world through the eyes of possibility. www.opti-mystical.com
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Join Carolyn McGee and her special guest Maureen Huntley on Wed, April 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM eastern for an informative show: optimize your health and vitality using the best balance of energy and great nutrition! Call 626-213-5652.
Maureen Huntley,Certified Holistic Nutrition Coach, member of the American Assoc of Drugless Practitioners, graduate of Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She holds BFA from DePaul University, Chicago with certifications in Reflexology, Reiki, EFT, and the Law of Attraction. She is the Founder & CEO of Vital Health for Life LLC & creator of Mo Green Juice.
Having experienced a family health crisis, Maureen went back to what she knew in her heart and soul…”by starting within, all else flows and falls into place”. As the mother of 4, she totally gets the pressures of motherhood…juggling a family, work, healthy eating and living. Finding health & balance in her own life, Maureen created, Mo Green Juice. www.mogreenjuice.com
Carolyn McGee, Master Intuitive Healer helps you to release your blocks & turn on the faucet of abundance so that your life will flow with ease & grace. By helping you identify & transcend patterns that are preventing you from achieving the life of your dreams, she guides you to align with your inner power & wisdom so that you easily recognize your intuition & trust your guidance!
Carolyn is a Reiki Master/Teacher, Life Coach utilizing EFT ,co-author of the International Best Seller ”Embracing Your Authentic Self”, co-author in “365 Days of Angel Prayers”. www.GatewayToYou.com
Katie O'Neill, Co-Owner, Mushmina
Mushmina employs fair trade artisans in developing countries. We find a market for their crafts while providing our US customers with an opportunity to contribute their purchasing power to our social mission.
Katie O'Neill graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia with a BFA in Crafts in ‘04. She built her career as an independent jeweler, stylist and visual merchandiser for H&M in New York City. She studied Cultural Anthropology with a focus on handicraft in Mali and Morocco. Katie and her sister co-founded Mushmina in ’09 in which she serves as designer and creative director of their fair trade fashion brand and retail stores.
Dr.Isadora Gabrielle Leidenfrost is bring the Red Tent back to Goddess Alive Radio! We are delighted to welcome her to talk about her new project - "The Red Tent Movement:A Historical Perspective" by Isadora Gabrielle Leidenfrost, PhD and ALisa Starkweather, available as an eBook and Audiobook on March 8!
Join us on Saturday, February 28 at 8pm eastern and sink into the glorious Red Tent energy!
Isadora Gabrielle Leidenfrost, PhD is trained as a both a filmmaker, a textile historian, and a feminist folklorist. She holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Masters and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She wants to create world where women believe they can accomplish anything and where they have the courage to change the world. She creates multi-media (films, videos, websites, and other designs) to inspire YOU and improve your life! Her award-winning, internationally known red tent movie “Things We Don’t Talk About,” has been keeping her very busy doing hundreds and hundreds of screenings & facilitating life-changing women’s events. www.redtentmovie.com
Goddess Alive Radio is the weekly Blogtalk Radio show for the MotherHouse of the Goddess and is hosted by Kimberly F. Moore & Tracey Paradiso of the MotherHouse of the Goddess. We focus on topics about Women’s Empowerment, Alternative Medicine, and Living Mythology – how the Goddess is moving through our lives today. Priestesses, Practitioners, Healers, and Shamans will be joining us to discuss their practices and experiences with the Goddess.
Tamika Newhouse is a self-published bestselling author who founded Delphine Publications, at the age of 21. In 2011 her company Delphine Publications won an African American Literary Award for Best Anthology as well as Tamika won for the second time Self Published Author of the Year. She was also nominated by the National Women in Business Association for the 2011 Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. In 2013 she was honored with the Author of Distinction E. Lynn Harris Award. Her latest award for the 2013 African American Literary Award for self published author of the year. Along with Delphine Publications, Tamika is the founder and President of African Americans on the Move Book Club (AAMBC) – an online book club and radio show catering to avid readers across the nation. She is also CEO of Obsessive Soul Media
I was born and raised in Nassau, The Bahamas. My husband kidnapped me eleven years ago, just kidding - I came willingly, and brought me to the Washington, DC metro area where I now live with our three young children a son and two daughters. My husband and I have our own business that I do all of the admin and bookkeeping for. I also provide admin and bookkeeping services to another small business. I graduated in 2011 from Midland Lutheran University with a BFA degree in Creative Writing.
The Dating Game is an anthology of the hush and lows of dating in the millennium. The book will have you cheering, laughing, and crying out loud.
Listen in on Ricky Brava and Lise Ellingsen's conversation!
Lise is a fun and talented Designer! learn more about her and her trends on The Ricky Brava Show.
How did it begin? a blonde walks into a bar and orders. well, actually she started drawing on napkins. and what she came up with was this:
Blondes Make Better T-shirts is a line where the design of each tee is unique, fun and conceptual — playing off “blonde-ness” (each destined to become collector’s items). But they’re smart — using only 100% sustainable, sweatshop-free and ethically responsible fabrics. One fabric, Promodal, is comprised of 40% beech tree and 60% eucalyptus tree. Another fabric is made of 50% recycled plastic bottles mixed with organic cotton.
Blonde #1 is Lise Ellingsen. She was considering the title “Head Blonde” but found it redundant. Oslo born Ms. Ellingsen took her BFA degree at School of Visual Art in New York. Over the past eight years, she has worked with the top advertising and graphic design firms in New York, Amsterdam and Oslo. Her work for brands like Smirnoff, Coca Cola, Jones Apparel, Jimmy Kimmel and Intel have won over 8 awards, including the prestigious Art Director Club Award and Type Director Club Award. She’s equally adept in print, interactive and TV. For the last few years she studied film at the New School University in New York and her short film has been shown in several festivals and cinemas in Europe and the US. Satisfying as that is, she feels T-shirts are the next horizon.
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Emmy Award Nominated Margarita Martinez grew up in the Bronx and Ossining, N.Y., with a Puerto Rican father and a Franco American mother. From making her first empanada as a teenager visiting Argentina to her lifelong search for authentic Mexican food in the Northeast, Margarita has always had an insatiable appetite for Latin American food.
Margarita is also passionate about acting and music. She graduated from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU with a BFA in Drama. http://www.margaritamartinez.com
Cabot Creamery is a cooperative owned and operated by its members, 1,200 dairy farm families located throughout New England and upstate New York. With an emphasis on craftsmanship, process, and local ownership, Cabot produces award-winning cheeses, including its widely acclaimed "World's Best Cheddar," as well as premium butter, rich Greek-style yogurt, cottage cheese, and sour cream at its plants in Vermont, New York, and Massachusetts http://www.amazon.com/Cabot-Creamery-Cookbook-Wholesome-Americas-ebook/dp/B00T2HNPDG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1424055253&sr=8-1&keywords=the+cabot+creamery+cookbook
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Nawal Motawi joins us to talk about her journey from art school graduate to founder of an award-winning Ann Arbor-based nationally known art studio that creates unique handmade tile reflecting the classic styles and craftsmanship of 20th Century American design.
Nawal Motawi founded Motawi Tileworks more than 20 years ago. A University of Michigan art school graduate with a restless spirit and an interest in applied arts, she moved to Detroit to learn tilemaking at Detroit’s storied Pewabic Pottery. She returned to Ann Arbor after a few years and began making her own tiles in a garage studio and selling them from a stand she rented at the local farmers’ market. Today, Nawal is still designing and making tiles in Ann Arbor. Her companies, Motawi Tileworks and Rovin Ceramics, employ more than 30 people. The tiles are sold in over 400 stores across the United States.
The Motawi business philosophy:
We make distinctive ceramics in a healthy way. We share our story. And we have fun.
We believe that we can make the world a better place by making beautiful things for everyday places and modeling healthy company practices.
How do we do this?
We make things that are valued for their design and quality.
We cultivate an intentional workplace culture that fosters constant improvement, positivity and consistently high performance.
Listen to learn how she made the move from her first art classes to a successful business owner, plus her best tips for building a sustainable career in the arts.
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