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This week, Let's Talk Trains invites two different Railroad Museums to discuss their museums and their mission. The Georgia State Railroad museum will discuss their history and the future. The Houston Railroad Museum will discuss their plans for the future. Both museums will try and answer the perception of non railfans, calling some museums junkyards.
Dr. Lynn Dierking hosts with guest Dr. Jessica Luke, a faculty member in University of Washington's Museology program. She will talk about a study she recently completed with Dr. Marianna Adams, focused on family learning in interactive galleries in three art museums.
The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ), established in
1879 was the first organization of its kind in
the Caribbean. Founded by the then
governor, Sir Anthony Musgrave “for the
encouragement of Literature, Science and Art”.
“Once the sole agency for the promotion and
preservation of Jamaican culture, there are
now some 20 registered museums on the
Island, and even more unregistered smaller
focused museums”, states Dr. Rebecca Tortello
in her article: “P
This week, the Let's Talk Trains host, ShuttletrainTED, visited the Memphis, Tenn. Railroad & Trolley Museum. We learn about how the railroad help shape the past and present Memphis. The Memphis Railroad and Trolley Museum allows visitors to learn about railroading and what the future holds. ShuttletrainTED will speak with the regional round-up reporters and take a quick look at what is going on in Rochelle, Ill.
BON JOUR! Comedian Greg Reifsteck continues talking about his adventure to Montreal, Quebec, and the idiot didn't bother to learn any French.
In PART TWO- Greg adapts to the French overkill of his surroundings as he parties on The Plateau, watches the Pacquiao fight at the MVP Sport Bar, drinks a buttload of Old Montreal Blonde, deals with Montreal jaywalking and phone booths, is fascinated by the Pointe-à-Callière Archaeology Museum, falls in love with the English speaking bar the Mad Hatter Mansion and discovers the TV shows Faut pas rêver! and Buzz! on TV!
The American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation's the Let's Talk Trains Show visits with an old friend this week, Amtrak Media Relations Manager, Marc Magliari. After Marc brings us up to track speed, we will visit with the Twin City Model Railroad Museum. During the whole second hour will be talking about the Minnesota Transportation Museum. Join us as we continue to learn about what is available for railfans of all ages. ALL ABOARD!!!
Today, I am on location in Las Vegas Nevada having my flag flown at the Clark County Museum. I am being hosted by Mark P. Hall-Patton: Administrator, Clark County Museum system.
This is the same flag that has flown over Cheyenne high school in North Las Vegas where my son Robert teaches English.
It is honor and privilege to do a show with a gentleman that I have seen on TV (“Pawn Stars” and “American Restoration”, take the time out of his busy schedule to both hoist my flag and then talk about his adventures as a museum administer.
Mark Hall-Patton is the Museums Administrator for the Clark County museum system, where he oversees the Clark County Museum, the Howard W. Cannon Aviation Museum, and the Searchlight History Museum. He has been with Clark County for nineteen years, and was previously the Director of the San Luis Obispo County Historical Museum in California.
He is a MAP surveyor for the American Association of Museums. He has authored two books, Memories of the Land (a place names dictionary of San Luis Obispo County, California) and Asphalt Memories (a street names dictionary of the Vegas valley). He has written over 400 published articles, and has written and produced 48 local history videos. In 2009, he hosted a live interview program on C4 television in the Vegas valley, and is regularly seen on the History Channel’s Pawn Stars as a visiting expert. He has also appeared on American Restoration and Mysteries at the Museum.
In addition to the Nevada Museums Association, where he served as President from 2000 to 2002 and 2008-2010, and has previously served on the California Association of Museums and Western Museums Association boards. He is a member of the Board of the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation, and the Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame.
When it comes to New York, people typically think of Wall Street, Broadway, museums, fine dining, and so many amazing things. However, New York is now the place to be when it comes to the world of energy. New York has taken a leadership position, encouraging the development of alternative and renewable energy resources.
In this segment of The Clean Energy View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to energy expert, Robert B. Catell, Chairman of the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) at New York State University at Stony Brook about the upcoming Advanced Energy Conference 2014 in Albany, New York. The Advanced Energy Conference is one of the most important energy conferences which connects educators, scientists, consumers and businesses. Today’s show is brought to you by LiquidWeb.com the most reliable hosting provider with 24/7 heroic support! Listeners of today’s show will receive one hundred dollars credit towards Storm Servers, which includes Virtual Private Servers and Dedicated hosting or you can try LiquidWeb’s shared hosting for free for one month by using the coupon code: “orgview”. Please visit LiquidWeb.com and make sure you tell them that you found out about them on the show! If you are not receiving our most recent interviews, please re-subscribe to our new Official RSS feed on iTunes, Youtube or you can visit our podcast archives at www.theorganicview.com. ©2014 TheOrganicView.com. All Rights Reserved.
As a part of Expedia's Find Your Storybook campaign, we are exploring the theme of Ancestry Travel. We intend to research our ancestors, trace their paths and visit, the places they lived, worked, played and died.
Today's guest is Michelle Ercanbrack, a family historian from Ancestry.com. Michelle comes from a long line of family historians. Her broadcast work has included appearances on Extra!, HLN, major market newscasts and countless radio shows. Michelle was an integral part of several globally-renown genealogical research projects, including Kate Middleton’s connection to Jane Austen and President Obama’s connection to the first documented enslaved African in America. Michelle has also been part of the research for the TV show “Who Do You Think You Are?” Graduating with a degree in Family History and Genealogy from the only such program in the United States, Michelle has been an official Ancestry.com spokesperson since 2010, and in her spare time loves visiting museums and spending time outdoors.
Corvis Nocturnum author and publisher joins Annette and Edward Shanahan on this broadcast of The Unexplained World to discuss his new book - Eerie America: Travel Guide of the Macabre. The book can be seen on Amazon at: Eerie America: Travel Guide of the Macabre
America is the land of the beautiful, but it is also a land of mystery and many haunted and bizarre places. With 150 images, addresses, and directions, go state-by-state to tour the macabre side of the United States. Journey to haunted old battleships, abandoned prisons, creepy lunatic asylums, the Amityville Horror House, the Winchester House, museums such as Edgar Allan Poe's home, New Orleans Voodoo Museum, the Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast, and much more! In addition suggesting places to visit, where to stay, and places to eat, chapters on each state have a break down of how best to experience the curious and bizarre sometimes just a building and other times a whole town. Come on this unusual but richly satisfying tour. You won't be disappointed.
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