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Prior to her writing years, Walker Smith worked in Los Angeles under the name Bobbi Walker as a recording artist signed to the prestigious Casablanca label. Even as she recorded three solo albums, she quietly continued her creative writing studies and began writing professionally part-time. In 1995, she moved to New York to pursue a full-time writing career. There she wrote commentary and interviews for two magazines, Vertigo and African Voices, as well as features for the Reel Sisters Film Festival. She completed a biography of celebrated radio pioneer Jack “The Rapper” Gibson in 1999, and then moved to New Orleans. Smith released her first novel The Color Line just two months before Hurricane Katrina made landfall. After relocating, she continued to write and finally finished her most personal novel. As a second-generation musician, Smith combined childhood memories of her father’s bebop jam sessions with her own experiences to create the world and characters of Bluestone Rondo. She now resides in Houston, Texas with her husband David.Prior to her writing years,
Keenan "Special" Bristol is a popular Caribbean recording artist. His new song is "Superman 1,2,3 Away," in keeping with the blood drive's slogan of "Heroes Donate Blood." He has a free CODE RED concert coming up on May 15th. Music Brings Life Inc., whick Keenan is the founder and president of, is a Brooklyn-based 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to educating young people in the Black American, Latino and Caribbean communities about the vital importance of donating blood, has begun its 2015 drive to get their message out and recruit donors, appropriately themed "Heroes Donate Blood."
Join us as Rawle Maycock our political correspondent talks Transportation, Leadership and the Cahill Deal. Also joining us is Alex Mitchell, co-host.
Our guest on Metalsmith Benchtalk on Thursday, June 18th, 2015 at 3:00 pm PST is metalsmith Pat Cahill.
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Pat Cahill creates hand crafted sterling silver boxes and fine jewelry.
The boxes are fabricated from sterling silver sheet stock that is hand sawed, filed, soldered, and sanded. The only machines used are a buffer and flex shaft for surfacing finishing of the work. Pat prefers to use hand tools. Each box represents hours and hours of labor.
Pat Cahill's boxes can be used as pill boxes or presentation boxes for that special gift.
Pat Cahill started making boxes and jewelry three years ago after being laid off from his job as a molecular biologist.
Pat is a member of The Society of North American Goldsmiths and was recently featured as the Maker Profile Artist of the week.
Over the weekend, the West Virginia football program held its "Showtime" recruiting event. Host Greg Madia and senior writer Keenan Cummings will discuss what went down in Morgantown as well as what some of the top commits and prospects thought of the event. Additionally, the one prospect that committed over the weekend Nathan Niehaus will join to talk about his pledge to the Mountaineers. Then, Rivals.com Midwest Analyst Josh Helmholdt will call in to give his evaluation of some of the midwest prospects committed and on West Virginia's radar. Of course, the current West Virginia football team opens up training camp in less than a week. Greg and Keenan will completely preview West Virginia's fall camp.
This special musical episode will be featuring the musicians of Michigan City and surrounding area that make "The City By the Lake" such a great place to live. We will also be focusing on some of the amazing events that are coming up soon.
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Rawle Maycock and Alex Mitchell talk of the revolution coming to Barbados. A revolution of mind. A revolution of heart. A revolution to have a better future.
On this episode of WVSports.com Radio, host Greg Madia and Keenan Cummings dive into the most current West Virginia Univeristy football and basketball news. The guys will discuss whether or not, former West Virginia point guard Juwan Staten can play in the NBA with the league's draft coming Thursday evening. On the hoops side, the two will also talk about the new rules and react to how coaches in the Big 12 see the changes. On the football side, West Virginia has ramped up its recruiting efforts during camp season. Keenan will breakdown what's happening on the recruiting side of things. Also, Aaron Dickens of RedRaiderSports.com stops by to give an early look at the 2015 Texas Tech football team.
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This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with two special guests. Joining us are Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely, the team behind the Image Comic series, The Humans.
Apart, they are nothing...deemed by society as outcasts, misfits, losers, no good punks! But together, they are THE HUMANS! The Humans is a high-octane, no-holds-barred, ape-biker-gang chopper ride into '70s exploitation genre bliss. Follow Bobby, Johnny, and all The Humans as they fight and fly down the road to oblivion on a ride filled with chains, sex, leather, denim, hair, blood, bananas, and chrome.
Tom Neely is a painter and cartoonist best known for the cult-hit indie comic book Henry & Glenn Forever, which he created with his artist collective The Igloo Tornado. His debut graphic novel, The Blot, earned him an Ignatz Award. He authored the Melvins comic book, Your Disease Spread Quick, and a collection of comic strip poems called Brilliantly Ham-fisted, and the painted novel, The Wolf.
Keenan Marshall Keller is a letterer, colorist, inker, penciler, and writer. His work has been seen in Marvel Comics Presents, Henry & Glenn Forever, Eerie, and now he's the writer for The Humans.
Join us this Monday as we talk to these two about this fantastic new series. We want to hear from you. Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy.
Recruiting season is in full swing with summer prospect camps having already begun. On this episode of WVSports.com Radio host Greg Madia and senior writer Keenan Cummings take an in-depth look at what West Virginia is trying to accomplish this summer with its football and basketball recruiting classes. Lackawanna College TE and West Virginia commit Trevon Wesco will also join the show to talk about his pledge to the Mountaineers. The guys will also discuss how the group of quarterbacks and head coaches in the Big 12 rank with the season quickly approaching.
On this edition of WVSports.com Radio, host Greg Madia and senior wrtier Keenan Cummings get into all the recent news with both the football and basketball programs at West Virginia. On the football side, West Virginia got good news when the NCAA rule offensive lineman Kyle Bosch eligible for the upcoming season. Keenan and Greg will breakdown what it means for the Mountaineers. Additionally, West Virginia sideline reporter, Jed Drenning joins the show as well. Jed's annual preview magazine, The Signal Caller, has already hit the shelves. Also, Paul Clark of CycloneReport.com will check-in to give an early glance at the Iowa State Cyclone football program as well as the new Iowa State basketball coach Steve Prohm.
The “featured” BlogTalkRadio program, “Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris,” opens the Wednesday, June 10, 2015th broadcast day at 10:00am ET with Yonkers Rising Editor, Wednesday Co-host, and Rising Media Group Editor-in-Chief Dan Murphy and Yonkers Tribune Editor Hezi Aris in discussion over Yonkers-centric concerns.
Hezi Aris pivots onto the international scene for pertinent concerns and analysis from 10:30-11am. Another option is being contemplated but has yet to be finalized.
John Farr, Bedford resident, film aficionado, envisioned renovating and restoring The Bedford Playhouse thriving as a centerpiece for the Village of Bedford. A 30-day deadline to raise $2.5 million was accomplished and surpassed under his aegis and his team of like minded facilitators and supporters. We’ll learn of the upcoming challenges and concepts intentioned for the jewel being readied for Bedford and neighboring communities when he attends the show during the 11-11:30am segment.
Katy Cocovinis, Founder/ CEO at New York All Stars and Artistic Director of the June 12th to 14th production of Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids to be performed on the Cahill Theatre stage at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. Learn more by visiting a recent Yonkers Tribune article.
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E3 is right around the corner and like all gamers I am excited. There have already been rumors off what will be there. Some companies have already shown some stuff recently that they will go into more detail at E3 and so on. What I want to talk about is the stuff that myself will like to see and my guest, Keenan (@old_granddad), will be talking about. So, keep in mind when listening you most liekly might not see any of these things at E3, don't be mad at us. Join as as we talk games and technology we will like to see and call in if you would like to share something you would like to see.