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This month, The Clarkie-Connection turns its focus on to several topics that may seem disparate but, actually, are not so dissimilar or unrelated. We'll begin with an historical perspective, taking a brief look at the famed "Niagara Falls Conference" of 1905 and how that led to the formation of the NAACP, before moving on to the adoption of the 14th amendment and how it addressed citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws. This will lead, directly, into a discussion of The Hobby Lobby case - currently in the news and, more specifically, the Supreme Court - and how that is shaping the national debate on religious freedom in America. We'll then pick up where we left off last month in our ongoing discussion of The State of Education in America by looking at the staggering reductions in matriculations of minority students within NYC's three specialized schools. Thirdly, we'll be shining a spotlight on how resiliency through racial/cultural identity, particularly for African-American youth, can positively impact academic achievement and success. Join us for a complex series of topical issues and see how we deftly interweave them over the course of the hour! Don't Miss This One! ~
Managing Director, Ann MacGillivray will discuss the services offered through Interweave Canada Inc. (I.C.I).
On this re-recorded edition of Fiber Hooligan (02/11/14) my guest is Anne Kuo Lukito. Though she’s been crafting & sewing all her life, Anne did not get into knitting until mid-2006. After teaching herself, she could not stop thinking about knitting and began making up patterns almost immediately. In early 2008, she submitted a few designs for publication and by late 2008, her designs appeared in Knitty, Interweave Knits & in 101 Luxury One-Skein Wonders. Since then, Anne has designed for several yarn companies and her work has also appeared in many other publications, including several books and magazines like Twist Collective and Knitscene. Her designs generally have a modern and fresh sensibility with a fun and innovative twist.
One of the things Anne really enjoys is the opportunity to share and exchange knowledge with other knitters and with students. Anne teaches at knitting shows (including STITCHES), yarn shops, guilds and has also presented at a BlogHer conference and at Craftcation. Anne continues to develop her self-published designs under her independent design label and she also operates a small boutique distributorship, Crafty Diversions, which represents highly talented knitting designers in distributing their patterns and products to yarn shops. Anne’s patterns, tutorials and blog can be found on her own website.
On the next edition of Fiber Hooligan (01/20/14) my guest will be Rosemary Hill from Designs by Romi.
Romi was born into a crocheting family and learned in preschool, but the call of the needles was always strong, and her mother finally relented & taught her to knit as well. It was love at first stitch. She knit off & on until 2002, when she resumed knitting passionately after a long hiatus, discovering the internet knitting community in the process. Learning to knit lace prompted the 2005 founding of her company, Designs by Romi, selling handmade shawl pins & sweater closures.
She is currently working on a lace book for Interweave and 2 subscriptions: her latest Small Shawl eBook (Y4, also an app!) and The Great Oddments Knitdown. Her patterns have appeared in books, Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Knitty, and Twist Collective. Interweave Press published her first book: Elements of Style: Knit + Crochet Jewelry in late 2008.
We’ll be talking about all of this as well as her Craftsy class!
Besides being uber talented, Romi is also one of the sweetest people you could meet. I hope you’ll join us for this show.
Kristin Omdahl joins Marly to talk about her newest book Knitting Outside the Swatch! Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook at www.facebook.com/marlybird Like this podcast? Be sure to leave a comment/review on iTunes to let other know about it! Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid. This podcast is sponsored by: Knitter's Magazine, Craftsy.com, Indian Lake Artisans, Fiesta Yarns, Kollage Yarns, Decade by Drew Emborsky, Love of Knitting, Love of Crochet and Bijou Basin Ranch.
On the next edition of Fiber Hooligan (12/09/13) my guest will be the very talented Amy Herzog.
Amy is passionate about sweaters people love to wear. She is the author of Knit to Flatter and designs sweaters that flatter the figure and are easy to modify. She is also a knitting expert on American Public Television’s “Knit and Crochet Now”. She teaches classes across the country and on craftsy.com, and her figure-flattering pattern designs have been published in Twist Collective, Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Knitty, and more.
After several years of teaching knitting classes, she realized that knitters will skip modification math if they can but would really like to wear sweaters that fit them well. So she created CustomFit, a website that produces custom sweater patterns. It can be found at customfit.makewearlove.com.
Amy will be with us to talk about all of that, the Opening Day presentation she's planning for STITCHES South, and much more. This will be a great show. I hope you'll join us.
Welcome to my premiere "Soul Food 4 The Soul Sunday" radio show. Join me as I interweave music and spoken inspiration together to feed your soul as you prepare for the week ahead! Listen to gospel, soul, r&b, new age - whatever hits me in the moment. I promise - you won't be disappointed!
Interweave Canada has created a new approach to resumes which complement the de-mand and modern trends of technology in the area of resume enhancement by incorporat-ing internet technology and more importantly, follow up resume analytics. Firstly, build an i-resume™ geared towards resume analytics, secondly to analyze the data from the interac-tion of the employer; and thirdly based on the outcome of data, the job seeker will be able to act upon that information to come up with new job search strategies.Career Practitioners will be able to enhance clients job search strategies by: Produce highly enhanced communication tools. Job seekers can interact with potential employers. Publicize their potential to employers. Capitalize on the most effective marketing methods. If you want to know more tune in to Job Talk Radio-BC with Dennis Larabee-CCDP, Digital Media Station Manager and Ann MacGillivray, Managing Director.
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Suzy Manning, CEO of SUZYMANNING LLC and host of "Women Living Empowered Lives at Midlife" BlogTalk Radio interviews Dr. Marilyn Steele. Dr. Steele is a Jungian psychologist, author, speaker and mentor to PrimeTime women. She works with visionary entrepreneurs, writers, professionals, and transformational leaders who desire greater access to their feminine power, their Wild Feminine souls, and a path to bring their wild wisdom into the world.
Marilyn grew up in Hawaii, a land of great beauty and native wisdom where life is deeply intertwined with nature and her rhythms. She still considers Hawaii, a place alive with the wild and sacred Feminine, her soul home.
Her pioneering, multidisciplinary research on women’s adult development and the archetype of the dynamic, transformative Feminine have led to a new story of the self, a new map for the world. After helping hundreds of women in her practice and workshops transform their lives to more creative, soul aligned paths, Marilyn focuses now on speaking and consulting on the new paradigm in leadership to visionary entrepreneurs, transformational leaders and PrimeTime women in transition.
Her book, The Wild Feminine: Stories to Inspire and Embolden, was released in May 2013.The stories interweave personal, cultural and archetypal experiences of an awakened feminine consciousness. Finding the sacred in the everyday, the life-giving connection between our wild souls and the natural world, the wisdom and power of dreams, intuition and synchronicities, Marilyn traces some of her steps on the spiral path to recovering her Wild Feminine power, voice and creativity.
Special Guest Eunny Jang joins Marly. Eunny goes from knititng blogger to Interweave Knits editor to TV show host to sewing editor at Craftsy! Learn about her journey.
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Indian Lake Artisans
Decade by Drew Emborsky
Love of Knitting
Love of Crochet
Bijou Basin Ranch