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We welcome this month's guest, astrologer ASTROBARRY. Hear about the emerging field of Queer Astrology along with insights into the next six months that can help all of us be more informed and better prepared to get the most out of llife and our goals, hopes and dreams.
Astrobarry has been described as "a poet wrapped in an oracle wrapped in Woody Allen and then wrapped in the stars." Barry Perlman (astrobarry) is an intuitive astrologer who’s been counseling clients worldwide for more than a decade. Since 2002, he’s shared his astrological wisdom on his website where thousands of visitors enjoy his weekly “horoscopes that keep it real” and other writings. Barry has spoken on Queer Astrology topics around the country. He holds a B.A. in English (Duke, 1995) and a Master’s in Interdisciplinary Humanities (NYU, 1999). Barry also co-owns The Sacred Well, a metaphysical shop in Oakland, CA.
Great Plains writer Marilyn June Coffey has written three books, 600 poems, and dozens of articles and stories. A trained journalist (B.A., University of Nebraska, 1959) and creative writer (M.F.A., Brooklyn College, 1981), she has produced work that includes a popular memoir, a record-setting novel, and a prize-winning poem. Her poem, Pricksong, reviewed in the Los Angeles Times Book Review and Newsweek, won a national Pushcart Prize. Coffey's novel Marcella made literary history. It was the first novel written in English to use female autoeroticism as a main theme. Gloria Steinem called it "an important part of the truth telling by and for women. In 1989, Coffey's memoir, Great Plains Patchwork, appeared. The New York Times called it entertaining and insightful. Atlantic Monthly featured a chapter as its cover story. Natural History bought two chapters, American Heritage one. Harper & Row, McGraw-Hill, Macmillan, and Harcourt Brace Jovanovich printed excerpts. Known as a prose stylist, Coffey received a Master Alumnus award for distinction in the field of writing from the University of Nebraska in 1977. Since 1987, the UN-L Archives has collected forty boxes of Coffey's papers in its Mari Sandoz room. In 1991, Coffey investigated the orphan train movement, developing three programs for the Nebraska Humanities Council. One became the second most popular of the 232 programs underwritten by NHC and spurred her to write Mail-Order Kid. Now retired, Coffey taught writing at Boston University, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and Fort Hays State University in Kansas for thirty-four years, twice earning tenure. She became an interpretive reader/performer, appearing on local radio stations, statewide TV, and before more than 130 groups in twelve states, from Maine to Texas.
Her new book, Thieves, Rascals, & Sore Losers is available for pre-order.
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Huffington Post Columnist and the Author of Broken Places Rachel Thompson and Writer/Critic Bennet Pomerantz host media guests and talk varied subjects on Lets Talk
Rachel and Bennet's guest is Kelly Stone Gamble
Kelly Stone Gamble is the author of They Call Me Crazy, published November, 2014, from Red Adept Publishing. Gamble’s work, both fiction and non-fiction has appeared in a variety of publications including Red Earth Review, Tower Journal, Family Fun, and Chicken Soup for the Soul. Her fiction has won awards from Writers Weekly, Writers Courtyard, Women on Writing and the Ground Zero Literary Project. She holds a Master of Arts in Humanities from California State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University. Gamble is an Instructor for Southeastern Oklahoma State University and lives in Idabel, Oklahoma.
Kim Bearden was selected from over 70,000 nominations to be honored as the Disney American Teacher Awards Outstanding Middle School Humanities Teacher. The Milken Family Foundation selected her as one of 155 teachers from across the nation to receive the Award for Excellence in Education, and she was chosen from among 7000 teachers as Teacher of the Year in Cobb County, Georgia. Ms. Bearden is a member of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2008, and she received the Phoenix Award from Mayor Shirley Franklin for her dedication to education. Women Works Media Group named her one of Georgia's Most Powerful and Influential Women.
Over the past twenty-eight years, she has been a teacher, instructional lead teacher, curriculum director, school board member, staff development trainer, and middle school principal. Her bestselling first book, Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Student Taught Me, was published in July of 2014.
Creating a Spirited Life with Janet Kessenich
Topic: The Consumer Has a Soul: The Whole Person in the Marketplace
When you shop, do you ever feel like you have to leave your soul at the door?
The consumer in our culture is traditionally viewed by marketers as a statistic and a demographic to be analyzed and manipulated. But, marketing expert and author Tracy Carlson understands the consumer is a whole person - one with feelings, intuition, integrity, and an artistic sensibility.
She's identified what's missing from most marketing campaigns and what creates an approach that respectfully treats the consumer as a whole being. We'll discuss how we, as consumers, can recognize the businesses that are bringing the soul into the marketplace on the broadcast of Creating a Spirited Life: The Consumer Has a Soul: The Whole Person in the Marketplace.
Tracy Carlson is Founder & Principal of Right-Brain Brands. She is a seasoned marketing strategist, speaker and advisor who helps companies develop brands that people care about and that inspire loyalty. Tracy has led some of America’s best-known brands (Dove, Hellmann’s, Wisk) and consulted to many more (including General Mills, Rubbermaid, and Pepsi), and has extensive experience advising startups and small businesses as well.
Tracy’s non-traditional background combines equal parts Wharton MBA and unrepentant Yale humanities geek. This hybrid expertise, integrating human-centered right-brain thinking with left-brain analysis and metrics, forms the basis for her new book What Great Brands Know: Unleash Your Right-Brain Genius to Stand Out and Make Customers Care.
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Dr. Will Tuttle, visionary educator, has presented widely throughout North America and worldwide. A vegan since 1980, He is the author of the #1 Amazon best-selling book The World Peace Diet and is a recipient of the Courage of Conscience Award and the Empty Cages Award. He is the editor of the newly-released book, Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice.
Devoted to cultural healing and awakening, he is a Dharma Master in the Zen tradition, and his doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, focused on educating intuition and altruism in adults. He has taught college courses in creativity, humanities, mythology, religion, and philosophy, and he is also a composer and concert pianist with eight CD albums of original piano music. He is noted for his clear and inspiring presentations, which often include evocative animal paintings by Madeleine, a visionary artist from Switzerland.
See www.worldpeacediet.org for more details.
Products: Book – The World Peace Diet
Websites: http://worldpeacediet.org, http://worldpeacediet.com, www.circleofcompassion.org, and http://willtuttle.com
Tania James was raised in Louisville, Kentucky and lives with her husband and son in Washington DC.
Knopf published her debut novel, Atlas of Unknowns, in 2009. It was a New York Times Editor’s Choice, an Indie Next Notable, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and a Best Book of 2009 for The San Francisco Chronicle and NPR. Her story collection, Aerogrammes, also published by Knopf, was a Best Book of 2012 for Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal and The San Francisco Chronicle. Her stories have appeared in Boston Review, Granta, Kenyon Review, One Story and A Public Space. Two stories from Aerogrammes were finalists for Best American Short Stories 2008 and 2013.
Tania is the recipient of fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. From 2011-2012, she was a Fulbright fellow to India, living in New Delhi.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia has been ‘taken for mugs’
when discussing proposed changes to Australia’s immigration and
security policies. But what are the real causes of radicalization? We
speak to Anne Aly from the School of Humanities at Curtin University
about her research into radicalization.
Also, there’s been another ‘leak’, not from Julian Assange or Edward
Snowden, but from the South African intelligence agency. And this
‘leak’ could have real consequences for world peace!
Anne Aly is the chair of PAVE - People against Violent Extremism -
Mark Kingwell is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto and a contributing editor of Harper’s Magazine in New York. He is the author or co-author of seventeen books of political, cultural and aesthetic theory, including the bestsellers Better Living (1998), The World We Want (2000), Concrete Reveries (2008), and Glenn Gould (2009). His articles on politics, architecture and art have appeared in many academic journals, including the Journal of Philosophy and the Harvard Design Magazine, and in more than 40 mainstream publications, among them Harper’s, the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, the New York Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, Utne Reader, BookForum, the Toronto Star, and Queen’s Quarterly; he is also a former columnist for Adbusters, the National Post, and the Globe and Mail.
Mr. Kingwell has lectured extensively in Canada, the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia on philosophical subjects and had held visiting posts at Cambridge University, the University of California at Berkeley, and at the City University of New York, where he was the Weissman Distinguished Visiting Professor of Humanities in 2002. Mr. Kingwell is the recipient of the Spitz Prize in political theory, National Magazine Awards for both essays and columns, the Outstanding Teaching Award and President’s Teaching Award at the University of Toronto, a research fellowship at the Jackman Humanities Institute, and in 2000 was awarded an honorary DFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design for contributions to theory and criticism. His most recent book is a collection of political essays, Unruly Voices (2012); he has also recently published two illustrated pamphlets, Frank’s Motel (2013) and Democracy’s Gift (2014).
Laura Schwalm-Anthony is a modern-day Spiritualist who incorporates holistic and spiritual practices to balance and heal the body, mind, and spirit. Laura was named Laura the Voice of Truth by her clients, for her accuracy and authenticity. Laura is a psychic medium and certified Holistic Health coach, master healer, Conscious wellness Coach and Metaphysical speaker and educator in the art and alchemy of healing. She specializes soul readings and removing emotional imprints that cause energy blockages. She helps clients achieve optimum balance in all areas of their lives by bringing the body, mind, and spirit back into alignment.
Laura has worked with combating everything from depression, anxiety, lowering cholesterol and high blood pressure as well as boosting the immune system and minimizing allergies.
Laura is certified by The American Association of Drugless Practictioners in New York. She performs many different types of psychic readings and Spiritual Healing and Clearing rituals.
Laura is a Master Psychic Healer, Educator and Speaker who motivates people in Holistic Health, Metaphysical Studies, and Spiritual Awareness. Laura Schwalm-Anthony’s soul’s purpose is to awaken and help heal as many individuals to their true potentiality as possible. To read more about Laura Schwalm's services, up coming events and showings Laura participates in go to www.pureenergyhealer.com. For classes and workshops Laura teaches, go to meetup.com/holistic-and-spiritual-transitions/
This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forbearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!
1. William E. Gary is current President, Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Cultural Complex, Inc. Board of Directors and former Co-Chair, Moore Heritage Festival of the Arts and Humanities. He is presently serving his third tenure as president of the North Brevard County Branch NAACP; Dinizulu Gene Tennie is co-director of the slaveship replica project. He will give the keynote at The Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Program, 2 p.m., Sat., Feb. 21, 2015, 2180 Freedom Avenue, Mims, Florida.
2. We are joined once again by choreographers who will present week 2, Feb. 28-Mar. 1, at Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now: Veterans Reginald Ray Savage, Raissa Simpson, Gregory Dawson and first time choreographer, Maurya Kerr.
3. The 9th Annual Be Still Retreat . . . 2.0, is Sat., February 28, 10-4 p.m. at Mills College in Oakland, CA. 510-834-5990. Our guests are: Event planner, Sharon Green-Holder; presenter, Jamila Makini, plus Mutima Imani, special guest speaker and workshop presenter.
4. Andrew I. Wilson, visual artist, whose work is currently at Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland through Feb. 28. http://www.aiwart.com
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