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  • Author Mara Purl, Souleye, Herbal Drinks & More

    in Entertainment

    Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith – publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Happy Hour show airing live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona, the headquarters for the Big Blend Spirit of America Tour of all 408 National Park units.
    On This Episode:
    - Author Mara Purl discusses her new short story ‘When Otters Play’ and upcoming novel ‘Why Hearts Keep Secrets’
    - Hip Hop artist Souleye talks about ‘The Victim’, the latest single off his upcoming new album ‘Shapeshifting’
    - Herbalist Cynthia Johnston, owner of MoonMaid Botanicals, shares her tips and recipes for Festive Herbal Drinks for the Holidays.

  • 00:59

    Two young stars stepping in stardom Yasmine Bolden and Mara Suggs

    in Christianity

    Greetings to all God's people thank you for tuning in to another broadcast under the leadership of Niacom Television Production.Thank you for your prayers and support throughout the ministry. Tonight's broadcast is going to be a little different I have the honor to interview two amazing young ladies Yasmine Bolden and Mara Suggs there voices will amaze you as they stand on the platform this evening.

    Mara Suggs is a native of Hampton, VA. She is thirteen years old and is in the 8th grade. Her gift for singing was marked when she was 8 years old in third grade. She entered her school’s talent show and won second place with her vocals to “Hero” by Mariah Carey. She then began to pursue voice lessons with Hampton Academy of Music, Dance, and Drama. She entered the talent show in 2011 singing, “I’ll Always Love You” by Whitney Houston and won first place. In addition, Mara wrote her own song entitled, “You Be You,” 

    God anointed Yasmine at such an early age.  She has been singing since the age of six and has performed at many churches, school events, outside events, funerals, and weddings throughout her life. After auditioning for Apollo, she made it to the 2nd round.  In 2010, Yasmine was chosen to represent Model Productions, Inc. as a New Face Model.  Being led by God, Yasmine is in a season of change. She sings in the Youth Choir and is a member of the Youth Ministry.Yasmine plays volleyball and cheers for her school. While attending the Sounds of Joy Music School, she opened for renowned national recording artist Lee Williams with the First Euhaw Baptist Church Youth Choir.  Yasmine debut two of her singles in June 2013 from here album entitled  “A New Me”. She released her album  “ A New Me” on May 17, 2014.

  • 00:32

    Mara Grunbaum Virtually Speaking with Jay Ackroyd

    in Politics Progressive

    Mara Grunbaum is a Brooklyn-based science writer and editor, and the author of WTF, Evolution?!

    She's written for adults and kids in Popular Science,Discover, Scholastic's Science World and SuperSciencemagazines, and more.

  • 01:15

    P4P Real Talk with Mara Winters and Derek Davis, Natural Pros

    in Sports

    P4P Real Talk is more than happy to speak with these two natural competitors who have just finished their international competition. Mara will speak about her road to this show and Derek will chat about his amazing year and we will all be blessed to listen to both.....

  • 01:04

    La Literati welcomes author Mara Purl for a second interview

    in Books

    La Literati is happy to welcome back author Mara Purl to our show. She was our first guest. Mara pioneered small-town fiction for women with her popular and critically acclaimed Milford-Haven Novels. Her beloved fictitious town has been delighting audiences since 1992, when it first appeared as Milford-Haven, U.S.A- the first American radio drama ever licensed and broadcast by the BBC. The show reached an audience of 4.5 million listeners throughout the U.K. Her books and stories include "Where The Heart Lives" and "When Otters Play".

  • 02:04

    Dr. Breznay on Geriatric medicines, Laura in PV & Masumi Jones will talk Music

    in Self Help

    Jennifer B. Breznay, MD is an internal medicine doctor with a specialty in Geriatric medicine.  She is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been practicing for 20 years.  Dr. Breznay will join us from Brooklyn, NY, to talk about the importance of Geriatric Medicine in the care of older adults.

    Laura will be calling in ffrom beautiful Puerto Vallarta 

    Then we will have a new Austinite Masumi Jones who will talk with us about her music.

    For Alzheimer's Awareness Month, Caring for the Caregiver!

  • 01:58

    Dr. Stoll - Nutrition, Mst. Captain Alan Stewart - steel drums; Vets & Suicide

    in Self Help

    We will be joined by Dr. Scott Stoll, former member of the 1994 Olympic Bobsled team and current physician for the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton team, author of Alive!, national speaker, member of the Whole Foods Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, Plantrician advisory board, Future of Health Now Advisory Board, team physician at Lehigh University and department chairman of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Coordinated Health.  Dr. Scott Stoll specializes in regenerative medicine utilizing natural treatments, diet, and lifestyle to aid the body in healing chronic disease and injuries.  

    Dr. Stoll will talk about healing through nutritional excellence!nu

    Then we will be talking with Master Captain Alan Stewart who will talk about steel drums, his music and more.

    AND 22 per day is the rate at which veterans are committing suicide.  We'll be talking about this very important topic!

  • 02:02

    Jeremy Robinson on fitness; Laura in Vallarta & Kaz Kazanoff talks Sax

    in Self Help

    Once again, we will be joined, live in the studio, by Jeremy Robinson, owner of Austin Holistic Fitness.  Jeremy has been recently voted #1 personal trainer in Austin, TX.  He has made it his life's mission to help people get the results they really want.  Jeremy helps his clients get past their physical and psychological barriers that are holding them back from getting the results they desire and deserve.  Jeremy has over 14 years of experience creating practical, long-term routines which also address muscle imbalances and chronic problems.

    Laura will be talking about the winter visitors in Puerto Vallarta and Kaz Kazanoff will be talking with us about his latest trips and Jazz

  • "When Otters Play" a Milford-Haven Story by Mara Purl

    in Books

    Today I’m welcoming Mara Purl back to the show to talk about her latest book, “When Otters Play”, a prequel to book three of the Milford-Haven Story ‘Why Hearts Keep Secrets’.  Tune in to hear more.  


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  • 01:05

    Movie Reviews: The Hunger Games- Mockingjay 2, The Night Before, Legend & More

    in Movies

    On this week's ScreenPicks Movie Show, we review five new films. First, we review the final film in The Hunger Games series, The Hunger Games- Mockingjay, Part 2 starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, and Liam Hemsworth. Then, we review The Night Before with Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Anthony Mackie. After that, we review Secret in Their Eyes with Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Then it's onto Carol with Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Finally, we review Legend with Tom Hardy.  



  • Stacey Chillemi on Epilepsy & Lauren Corzine on her trip to Nashville

    in Self Help

    Joining us once again, speaker, and health coach, and author of several books about natural health and wellness, Stacey Chillemi, will be back this time to talk about Epilepsy, in honor of Epilepsy Awareness Month.

    We will also be talking with singer songwriter Lauren Corzine on her way to Nashville.