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  • 00:29

    Painter Roberto Ferri LIVE at ArtMiamiNewYork

    in Art

    What does it take to be a great figurative painter in today's art market? Join us as we talk to Roberto Ferri LIVE at the great art fair ArtMiamiNewYork.


    Note: this show will be in English and Italian! Sabin Howard will be on hand to translate.


    Roberto Ferri was born in Taranto in 1978. In 1996 he graduated from the "Lisippo" art high school in Taranto. He began studying painting on his own and, after moving to Rome in 1999, he embarked upon an in-depth analysis of antique painting, ranging from the early Sixteenth Century to the late Nineteenth Century. In particuliar, he began dedicating himself to the art of Caravaggio and the academy (Jaques-Louis David, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Anne-Louis Girodet, William-Adolfe Bouguereau etc.).


    In 2006 he gained his degree, with first class honours, from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, in Stage Design. He collaborates with the Square Gallery, the Fine Art department of Liquid Art System since 2009. He also took part in the Omaggio a Luigi Montanarini exhibition at the Galleria Vittoria on Via Margutta in Rome. In 2007, he held an exhibition in Viterbo, at the Palazzo dei Priori, for the “Tuscia Opera Festival” as well as a solo show of his drawings in Rome. In New York, he took part in the Flesh and Passion group exhibition, at the CFM Gallery, and, for the Duomo di Montepulciano, he executed the painting San Giovanni Decollato ( Decapited Saint John). At the Galleria Vittoria on Via Margutta, in Rome, he partecipated in the A piu’ voci group event. His works are included in prestigious private collections in Rome, Milan, London, Paris, New York, Madrid, Barcelona, Miami, San Antonio (Texas), Qatar, Dublin, Boston, and Malta.

  • 00:31

    "Franco The Great" On The Danny Tisdale Show

    in Lifestyle

    Today Danny talks to "Franco The Great" on The Danny Tisdale Show. Danny talks to world-renowned Panamanian born Harlem artist Franklin Gaskin, aka “Franco the Great,” "The Picasso of Harlem" who has painted hundreds of iron gates in Harlem for over 30 years.


    They discuss Gaskin being a musician who painted blind folded, how Dr. Martin Luther King influenced his work, and today painting his first gate in five years and the future plans for his gates in Harlem.


    Join Harlem Nation at:


    Facebook.com/hwmag


    Twitter.com/hwmag


    Facebook.com/harlemhistory


    Website: HarlemWorldMag.com 


    E-mail: harlemworldinfo@yahoo.com.

  • 00:54

    MyFixitUpLife talk show: Old home love and DIY family life

    in Design

    We're geeking out on old houses, DIY family life, paint innovations, and project trends at the National Hardware Show.



    Mark and Theresa have a soft spot for other couples who love renovating old homes, and they might just have fallen hard for Andy and Candis Meredith at the National Hardware Show.


    On this episode of MyFixitUpLife talk show, hosts Mark and Theresa are checking in with long-time DIY family friend Dan Cary, who is now part of the Woodworker's Journal family. They talk tools, staining, painting, and silly voices, because at the end of the day we're all just making home a happier place for our families.


    New guest on the show Justin DiPego from DoItYourself.com talks trebuchets and DIY trends. Mark and Justin spent a weekend with a pile of other DIY experts at the Craftsman Makecation making awesome projects.


    Mark Marotto from Shur-Line shares a few innovations including their paint and primer paint brushes, the staining pad that reaches between the deck boards for maximum coverage, and the paint roller quick release that makes the chore of removing a wet paint roll from a frame so much cleaner and easier.


    Andy and Candis Meredith, new hosts of a soon-to-be-released HGTV show. They specialize in restoring old homes while raising seven boys inside their DIY family life. Based in Utah, the couple has created a business called Old Home Love which combines their passion for old homes with their incredible ability to renovate these historic properties.

  • 00:59

    Editor-in-Chief Peter Trippi on Supporting the Visual Arts Today

    in Art

    What does it take to support and curate the visual arts in today's competitive environment? Join us as Peter Trippi, editor-in-chief of Fine Arts Connoisseur magazine, talks about the current art world and what he does to help artists succeed.


    Peter Trippi is editor-in-chief of Fine Art Connoisseur, the bimonthly magazine that serves collectors of historical and contemporary representational painting, sculpture, drawings, and prints.  He is also president of Projects in 19th-Century Art, Inc., the firm he established to pursue a range of research, writing, and curating opportunities. Trippi holds a MA from New York University in Visual Arts Administration, as well as a MA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.   As director of New York’s Dahesh Museum of Art, Trippi guided its renovation of the former IBM Gallery and presentation of nine exhibitions of 19th-century European art.  In 2002, Phaidon Press published Trippi’s 250-page monograph J W Waterhouse, which reassesses the Victorian painter and Royal Academician best known for his Lady of Shalott at Tate Britain.  Trippi went on to guest-curate the Waterhouse retrospective that appeared at the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands, London’s Royal Academy of Arts, and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. He is now co-curating a touring exhibition about the Victorian painter Lawrence Alma-Tadema, to open in 2016 at the Fries Museum, in the Dutch artist’s native city, Leeuwarden. In 2013, Trippi completed a two-year term as president of the nonprofit organization Historians of British Art, and then became president of the Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art.

  • 00:31

    CUTV News Radio spotlights Pam White of Insight Coaching

    in Self Help

    Sharon, CT – Pam White is a Professional Certified Life Coach and the founder of Insight Coaching, where she works with clients to increase their effectiveness and unlock their creativity.


    “I want to help you clarify your goals and personal vision so you can do what you love and love what you do,” says Pam. “I think of myself as a spiritual personal trainer. My years of study in meditation and my life as an artist have allowed me to see how our belief systems inhibit our awareness and creativity."


    Insight Coaching is all about discovering our most authentic self. She believes we are all artists. Everything we choose to do or think or watch is like the colors of a painting, the steps of a dance. Our ability to listen to our inner voice – the voice of wisdom and knowing – is key. With heart-centered tools and strategies, Pam has helped countless individuals live inspiring and fulfilled lives.


    “My clients are on a spiritual path as well as a life path and their journey is very important to them. They want to fulfill themselves,” says Pam. “My clients are an inspiration to me and a reminder that we are all capable of leading incredible lives.”


    Pam has spent over 35 practicing Vipassana meditation. Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India's most ancient techniques of meditation, a means of self-transformation through self-observation. As a writer, photographer, painter, and poet, Pam says she understands process.


    “Just as in art, the choosing of a color or a shape has to be organic,” says Pam. “I know that my strategies work from my own experience and from others who have given me the opportunity to assist in opening their own doors."


    For more information on Insight Coaching, visit www.pammwhite.com

  • 00:38

    Yard crashed, grilled, painted (by Chris Lambton?!) on MyFixitUpLife talk

    in Design

    Yard crashed, grilled, and painted, let's talk MyFixitUpLife.


    Today's guests are the ever-fun HGTV's Chris Lambton and Peyton Wright Lambton, Consumer Report's Mark Allwood, and tech expert Gary from Shur-Line.


    Mark and Theresa are talking tips to paint makeovers, grilling, and landscaping with HGTV's Peyton and Chris Lambton, Consumer Report's Mark Allwood, and Gary from Shur-Line.


    If you are itching to upgrade your grill or want to know how to find the perfect Father's Day gift, Mark Allwood is your go-to guy from Consumer Reports. We're talking tech, outdoor living, and how the experts at Consumer Reports actually test all of those grills. Oh, and Theresa is pretty sure Mark Allwood is from the future. You'll have to listen to find out why.


    The joyful HGTV couple Peyton and Chris Lambton are talking about their whole-house remodel, landscaping, Yard Crashers, Peyton's new radio show that airs weekdays on Cape Cod (and iTunes), crazy hackers which forced Chris to relaunch his website, and Compassionate Care ALS. Chris and Peyton run the Falmouth Road Race race summer to help raise money and awareness for Compassionate Care ALS, which helped his mom and family when they needed it most.


    And we're talking painting tools and tips that will help make your home makeover fantasies come true, with ease and joy from a job well done. If you haven't used Shur-Line's paint can lid, you'll want to add this to your next shopping list. It's the ultimate paint party hat, according to Theresa.


    Wait! We're giving away the custom painting from Chris Lambton. Click here starting 5/12/15 for details.

  • 00:29

    Lesbian/Gay and TRANS Educational Books for Kids

    in Romance

    Michelle Miyamoto-Galvan is the author of 3 spectacular books for kids who don't fit into the typical hetero-normative, gender binary stereotypes. In her words,  these are "books about everyday kids who are going through life feeling a little different than all the other kids around them." The books embrace fludity in gender identiy, sexual idenity and orientation, and encourages kids to feel okay in their own skin. 


    Michelle Miyamoto-Galvan is a single mother of three children.  She attended California State University, Northridge where she obtained her Master's degree in clinical psychology and a Minor in human sexuality.


    She is a social worker at a Community Based Adult Services center, where she provides counseling and access to community resources to seniors and adults with mental health issues.


    Michelle enjoys sharing everything she can and is diverse in her interests and skills, she is certified in massage therapy and reflexology and has taught all ages from pre-school to adults (massage therapy and a college course) and has over 15 years experience in business management.  Michelle also has an artistic side, she enjoys dancing, including Hawaiian, Aztec and salsa dancing and enjoys sewing, painting, writing and just about anything that requires creativity.


    Get the books on Amazon:


    http://www.amazon.com/This-JoJo-Michelle-JMG-ebook/dp/B00WFKHIBC/


    http://www.amazon.com/This-MiMi-Michelle-JMG-ebook/dp/B00WKU5YPE/


    ww.amazon.com/This-MoMo-Michelle-JMG-ebook/dp/B00WPV03I6/


     

  • 00:33

    Peter Blast!

    in Culture

    The Queen of Fresh, The Gypsy Poet, talks to the amazing Peter Blast! He spans a career of four and a half decades! He has worked with Rock Legends such as Ian "Mac" McLagan,  Mark Andes and Dan Curry and Kenny Harck, just to name a few! Join us as we discuss his musical past, present and future as he talks about his release, "Painting Without Canvas! I gotta say it! It's going to be a blast!


     

  • 01:00

    The HomeWork Show Hosted by Roger Merrill Baby Boomers and Their BIG HOMES

    in Real Estate

    Roger Merrill Host will talk about Baby Boomers and what they are doing with their BIG HOMES!


    We will talk with David Silver-Westrick Realtor about a wonderful estate in the Hunt Club, San Juan Capistrano, California.


    Guest Mark DeCastro Painting Contractor "Craftsman Painter" listen in for how a quality painting contractor still has customeers that appreaciate a master painter with in-depth knowledge of his trade.

  • 00:25

    Author VSJ welcomes to Bed Time Babies Author Cindy Freland

    in Books

    Cindy Freland's passion is teaching workshops, designing and managing Facebook pages and helping authors get their books on Amazon. She has written many business books, including one on Facebook for business, "Easy Guide to Your Facebook Business Page," and several children's books. Freland lives in Bowie, Maryland with her family and puppy, Juno. She enjoys crafts, painting, walking, swimming, shopping, animals, beaches and baking.

  • 00:15

    Author VSJ's Conversation with Cindy Freland

    in Books

    Cindy Freland's passion is teaching workshops, designing and managing Facebook pages and helping authors get their books on Amazon. She has written many business books, including one on Facebook for business, "Easy Guide to Your Facebook Business Page," and several children's books. Freland lives in Bowie, Maryland with her family and puppy, Juno. She enjoys crafts, painting, walking, swimming, shopping, animals, beaches and baking.