• 02:59

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show: Incarcerated Women

    in Art

    1. Julia Steele Allen joins us to talk about Mariposa & the Saint: From solitary confinement, a play through letters.In 2012, Mariposa (Sara Fonseca) was sentenced to 15 months in solitary confinement. In 2015 she is still in a special confinement unit. Through letters with longtime friend Julia Steele Allen who met her through a CCWP prison visiting team, Mariposa brings her experience to the stage. The play will be performed May 7 & 10 in San Francisco & Berkeley, as a benefit for California Coalition for Women Prisoners. https://www.facebook.com/events/647744338704318/
    A Benefit for the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, www.womenprisoners.org For more information contact CCWP info@womenprisoners.org, 415-255-7036 x 4

    2. Paige Rogers joins us to talk about Antigone, which she directs at Cuttingball. It has performances Thursday-Sunday in San Francisco: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAZQ8EctwdQ

    3. Rhodessa Jones speaks about Medea Project, Theatre for Incarcerated Women's latest work: Birthright? opens April 9-19, 2015, at Brava Theatre Center in San Francisco, in celebration of Medea Project's 25TH Anniversary. The work is a collaboration between Brava! For Women in the Arts, Cultural Odyssey and Planned Parenthood Northern California. For information and tickets please call (415) 641-7657 and/or log on to http://www.brava.org.

    4. Rebroadcast of an interview Friday, March 20, 2015, with Ciera Payton and her father Michael Diaz She just premiered her solo work, Michael's Daughter at ACT-SF Costume Shop. It is the story of her relationship with her incarcerated dad, Michael (who is out now and joins us on the air).

  • 00:45

    Authors Lashanta Charles & Mariposa Urbana with SOL

    in Books

    Lashanta Charles was born and raised in the small town of Orangeburg, SC. She has always been an avid reader of all genres, but Urban/ African American Fiction has always been her true love and is what inspired her to pursue a writing career. In high school, she began letting her classmates read the short stories that she would write and based off of their feedback, her passion for writing pushed her to become a published author. Through trial and error, she has developed a unique writing style that she fully embraces. She penned her first official novel, Lovely Lies, in 2013 and is currently working on the sequel.
    Currently she lives in Waynesville, MO, with her husband and two children. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in English at Drury University and also serving in the US Army. Her hobbies include spending time with family, traveling, eating, and of course, writing. Her motto is “strive to excel, not to equal.”
    Mariposa Urbana is an upcoming author and often refers to herself as "the mistress of the pen". She has had a passion for writing since she could first pick up a pen and began writing poems and short stories at the age on nine. Once she began to take writing seriously she 'became a new woman' and the persona Mariposa Urbana was born. She chose the pen name Mariposa Urbana because "you can take a butterfly to Paris, Rome, or L.A. but at the end of the day it is still just a butterfly. Its surroundings may change but it never will. Besides being an author, wife and mother Mariposa is also a student in college pursuing an associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies.

  • 00:28

    The Secret Energy of Your Mindset

    in Women

    Join CEO & Founding Advisor, Babette Cauble from 12:00pm - 12:30pm ET today for the 1st Every Woman Can Be... Infinite Possibilities Radio Show. Babette's guest today will be Meg Alexander of Mariposa Transformations.

    Meg will be talking about "The Secret Energy of Your Mindset."
    She will touch on the Inner Coach and Inner Critic, Awareness, Making a Choice, Where You Want to Be, and give our listeners a short example of Re-Patterning

    Listen on www.BlogTalkRadio.com/everywomancanbe  or call in to the show by dialing 1-646-564-9594.   Registration is Not Required.

    It's going to be an exciting time. We look forward to seeing you on the show!

  • 00:28

    Bonnie Shay - Take Charge of Your Email Inbox

    in Goals

    Does your inbox make you cringe every time you open it? Is everything just stuck in there with no place to go? Sharon McRill, Owner of The Betty Brigade, will be talking with expert Bonnie Shay about clearing out your email inbox and taking charge in the new year.

    Bonnie Shay is a Professional Organizer based in Highland Park and founder of Mariposa Creative Solutions. Bonnie works with clients to help them organize their home and work spaces and also has a specialty in photo organizing for both print and digital photos.

    Another area of Bonnie’s expertise that brings her here today is teaching people how to regain control of their email inboxes. Since email has become a significant part of our lives personally and professionally, Bonnie is dedicated to helping people regain control of their email so that they can better focus on what is important in their lives and what they are good at instead of being distracted and stressed by their overflowing email inbox.

    Bonnie has published “Take Charge of Your Email Inbox”, a step by step guide of how to streamline and maintain your inbox. Bonnie is pleased to be share her wisdom and expertise with our listeners.

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  • 00:44

    What You Don't Know About Male Sexual Abuse with Donald Jeffries Mens Advocate

    in Self Help

    As a society, when we think of rape or sexual abuse we are likely to assume that the victims are female and the perpretrators are male. That is a gross misconception. There are many more female perpretrators and male victims than most of us are aware of. 

    Today's special guest Donald B. Jeffries, President/Executive Director and founder of Mariposa Men’s Wellness Institute, a nonprofit focused on the promotion of men's emotional wellness through education and training, is here to discuss the cultural blindness that exists concerning the prevalence of male sexual abuse and the profound negative effects this abuse has on male victims.  

    Researchers have found that 1 in 6 men (a modest estimate) have been sexually abused before the age of 18. And alarming statistics show that women can and do sexually abuse and assault adult men, though it rarely gets reported. The unfortunate truth is that because males simply aren’t allowed to be victims (or at least not allowed to be seen as such), they are are often more emotionally damaged than females by society’s refusal or reluctance to accept their victimization.

    The goal of this show is to raise awareness of the prevalence of male sexual abuse, thereby raising the level of help, compassion, and healing that is available to these victims. 

    This will be a very powerful show. Be sure to save the date and tune in .

    For more information about Donald B. Jeffries of the Mariposa Men's Wellness Institute, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/pub/donald-b-jeffries/6/776/24b

  • 00:46

    Ms.P Chats With Michelle Gay, Carlos Jimenez + Mariposa

    in Self Help

    It's time that we take a stand, stay alert, heed the warning signs and fight back! Get Ntuned With The No Way No How Rape Prevention Workshop.
    Essentials Self Defense Seminar Next Session begins April 13th - June 22nd ( no class Saturday May 25th) 
    Our next No Way Know How Rape Prevention and Self Defense Seminar: Saturday March 30th 2 - 5pm http://sfmai.org/self-defense-classes-nyc/  

  • 00:36

    How to Regain Control of Your Inbox: Ellen Rogin Talks with Bonnie Shay

    in Business

    If you're like most people, your email inbox is teeming with messages you haven't had a chance to get to, or that you aren't deleting because you're afraid you might need the information they contain down the road. An out-of-control inbox like this can create stress and distraction, robbing you of the focus you need to get things done on a day-to-day basis. 

    Bonnie Shay, a professional organizer with Mariposa Creative Solutions, talks with Ellen Rogin in this edition of AdvisorRadio about simple methods you can apply today that will cut your inbox down to size and organize it in such a way that the information your emails provide will work for on your own terms, instead of working against you with interruption and distraction.

  • 02:05

    Wildlife Conservation, Gorillas & Sequoia Trees

    in Environment

    Join Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith – publishers of NatureConnectionMagazine.com, for Big Blend Radio’s Nature Connection Show! This episode airs live from the historic Best Western Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona, as part of the Big Blend Spirit of America Tour of all 401 National Park units.
    - Special guest co-host is Adam Roberts, VP of Born Free USA wildlife conservation group, who will review the wildlife and animal issues of 2013.
    - Award-winning photographer Dr. Charles Rawlings, author of ‘Living Shells’, will talk about his recent photography trip where he trekked with the Mountain Gorillas in The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, in the remote southwest corner of Uganda.
    - Scott Gediman, Assistant Superintendent for Public & Legislative Affairs of Yosemite National Park, will discuss the park’s restoration program for the popular Mariposa Grove of sequoia trees.

  • 01:00

    INDIE LUV: Mariposa Mukti

    in Women

    A showcase of the most remarkable independent phenoms of Today & Tomorrow. This phenomenal showcase includes music and interviews. During this show we will get to know the woman behind ReVersed Ink Mag, Chronicles of a Single Woman and Mira Connextionz.

  • 01:32

    AAMBC Radio Open Mic session

    in Books

    A full two hours of laughter, book chat, and live readings from authors of all genres. Giveaways and more will be announced with your hosts Tamika Newhouse, Anna Black, Mariposa Urbana, and Leecester Archelle.
    Join the live tweets by using #AAMBCRadio

  • 01:07

    AAMBC Radio welcomes "Kayla Perrin"

    in Books

    The show that started exposing the indie writers back in 2008 is returning for its all new season featuring a four woman cast. Get ready!
    New host Mariposa Urbana join the airwaves with AAMBC founder Tamika Newhose and co-host Anna Black. With the newly added "Hot Picks with Lasheera Lee".
    Our guest author will be Kayla Perrin is the author of 45 novels. She reached #2 on the Essence Bestseller list before that list was dissolved. She is also a USA Today bestseller.

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