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What started out as a creative way to help his parents in their retirement has turned into an international, award winning business. Alan Doan Co-founder along with his sister Sarah Galbraith of Missouri Star Quilt Company talks about the inception of the company in 2008 and how it's grown to where it is today, including the most recent honor. Alan and his sister Sarah were named as the National 2015 Small Business Persons of the year. The award is presented each spring as part of the U.S. Small Business Administration's National Small Business Week.
In addition to growing his business, Alan and host Kelly Scanlon discuss how Missouri Star Quilt Company is bringing life back to the town of Hamilton, the rural town of about 1500 in Northwest Missouri.
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Paula Nadelstern has achieved international recognition for her innovative and complex designs inspired by the bilateral symmetry of kaleidoscopic images. In addition to other numerous awards, Paula has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and The Bronx Council on the Arts. Honored by inclusion in the Twentieth Century’s 100 Best American Quilts, her quilts have inspired many products including the vast carpet in the Hilton Americas hotel in Houston, TX. As a respected author, she has written five books showcasing her quilt aesthetic and a coloring book with selections from her fabric collections designed exclusively for Benartex, Inc. A self taught artist, Paula made her first quilt in 1969 in her college dorm from old clothes cut into ten inch squares.
For more information: www.PaulaNadelstern.com
Friday, August 29, we didn't get to complete our conversation with William Rhodes, who is just back from South African with more panels to complete the Nelson Mandela International Quilt Project. We are rebroadcasting the first part of the show; however, stay tuned for a longer conversation with William.
Our first guest is: Melinda Holm, director, Middle Passage Pilgrimage, West Coast Premiere, 8/30, 7-9:30 p.m. at the East Bay Meditation Center, 287 17th Street @ Harrison (3 blocks from 19th Street BART). http://www.eastbaymeditation.org
8:30 AM Theodore Lush, Katrina survivor, Maafa Commemoration founder in Montgomery, Alabama
9:00 AM Cast members: Katherine Renee Turner, Eddie Ray Jackson and Roscoe Orman, from Marin Theatre Company's production of Will Power's Fetch Clay, Make Man, a play about a young Muhammad Ali and Stepin Fetchit, based on a true story (through Sept. 7) www.marintheatre.org
9:30 AM William Rhodes, just back from South Africa, where he took quilt pieces from children at the Dr. Charles Drew Elementary School, here in Bayview Hunter's Point to children in the Lalela Project in Cape Town. www.williamrhodes.com Music: Odessa: Home, a Tribute to Lead Belly
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6:15 Dr. Edward Bostic acquired his passion for quilt-making from a long line of family artisans, including his grandmother, great aunt, and two maternal aunts. Intrigued by the brilliant colors and geometrical applications of quilting, his interest in quilting was rekindled after 9/11.
7:15 Tem'Ti SaHu Ra & Quinton Morgan
The ending of a turbulent relationship became the catalyst for change that set Tem’Ti on his current path. At that low point, he sought to rebuild his health, self-esteem and identity by constructing a system of personal behavioral guidelines based on his experience and knowledge of best practices for self-nurturing, personal cultivation, purposeful growth & authentic selfactualization – simply put, a lifestyle solution!
As an Relationship Advocate, Quinton implements emotional and psychological approaches to support individuals overall well-being. Clients are continuously encouraged to be creative, and are reminded of their freedom of choice; they receive constructive feedback regularly within a safe and respective environment. This collaborative relationship reinforces clients self awareness, self responsibility, and commitment towards crafting their life design.
8- Join Minister Ed Ward for A Word From God as he discusses, "Can You Stand the Rain" Regardless of your status, wealth or health, the rains & storms of life will visit everyone. But the rain is not the problem, it's what we do & how we deal with it in the midst there of. There's only one name that can calm the storms of life, and His name is Jesus. So tune in tonight with Minister Ward, to discover more about how to stand during the rains of life.
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Elaine Quehl is a Canadian quilt artist, teacher, and fabric dyer who is best known for her dramatic and colourful nature-themed art quilts featuring luscious foliage (particularly hosta leaves), flowers and trees. All fabric used in her artwork is hand-dyed by the artist to provide the wide range of values she employs to create depth, drama, and contrast, and to read like nature's dappled light. Each art quilt is also abundantly textured with free-motion stitching. Elaine's work has been juried into, and selected for awards at, numerous international and national exhibits and has been widely published. Most recently, she was a featured artist in Art Quilt Portfolio: Natural World. Elaine is a graduate of Carleton University (B.A.Hon.) where her Major subjects were Anthropology and Religion. She continued on with graduate studies, completing coursework in Religion and Popular Culture, but discovered the world of art quilts before finishing her thesis. Elaine is keenly interested in the way that we as humans make meaning, find our place in the world, and the factors that affect our creativity.
My quilts celebrate the visual drama that is present in the natural world. I aim to evoke the emotion, awe and wonder I experience when I first encounter my subjects. Often described as bold and sensual, my work employs contrasts of light and shadow to intensify visual impact. Foliage, trees, flowers, and nature's cycles serve as metaphors for my inner world and allow communication and connection with the world through universally-understood themes of personal growth, wonder, self-acceptance, loss and healing, joy, and the cycles of life.
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Betty Wilson was born in Philadelphia, raised in West Philly graduated from Temple University she's an educatior, she has taught in the Philadelphia and Camden Schools and quilting became a hobby and pastime she has been doing this for 34 years off and on. She teaches quilting in the public library. On May 9th 2014 6-9pm 7.00 addission at the Urban Art Gallery 262 South 52nd St Philadelphia PA 19139 she will be displaying her wonderful quilt collection for the public to see and purshace!!!
Today we will discuss health, wealth and prosperity. We will discuss The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace Wattles. We will have Special Guest Teresa R. Kemp author of the new book "Keeper of The Fire". She is an Author, 5th Generation Quilter, Abolitionist, Historian, Researcher, Owner of Plantation Quilts &UGRR Secre Quilt Code Museum. Born in Baumholder, West Germany to the late Dr. Howard and Serena (Strother) Wilson. She graduated from Berlin American High School and attended the Ohio State Univ in Columbus, OH. She transferred to WV State University and graduated with a BA. She graduated from DeVry University in Decatur, GA with a BS in Computer Information Systems. As an Abolitionist, she fights Human Trafficking while researching international slavery, documenting and preserves the world's cultural heritage. We hope to hear you on the lines, Call In 424-222-5250 press 1 to speak.
Work for the best America ever. A 19th century America won't do. A 20th century America won't do. Create a 21st century America. Leave your grands 20th century in the past. The worst of 19th century America is embedded into 20th century America. My works are for prosperity for working class adults and children of our nation. My works are for a 21st Century America where children born today will not face segregation and racism 54years from today. My works are for a 21st century America where all children will know American history and no child will feel quilt or undue pride toward the actions or lack thereof of their ancestors. My works are for an America where all our children feel protected in their homes, in streets, in schools, in parades, in places of worship. We get there from here with faith and with work. All Americans deserve to be free to prosper according to their faith and their works. Prosperity is available for all only in a 21st century America. Join me this day and build a 21st century for all America!
After years of relentless striving and burn-out, and then some wake-up calls and deep spiritual work, Chris Smith stopped holding back her authentic self and focused on freeing others to be the unique work of art each was created to be. Chris has made over 125 quilts and works of textile art, including award winners and some that have raised tens of thousands for charity. Her new book, Reap As You Sew: Spirit at Work in Quiltmaking, contains stories and practical exercises showing quilting and spirituality working together for women of different faiths and creative styles. A former attorney, Chris is also a Holy-Spirit led coach who combines the best of Kaizen-Muse™ Creativity Coaching and Convergence™ Coaching. For those open to it, she helps women through emotionally healing heart work and life-changing spiritual cleansing. At an energetic 65, Chris embodies her belief that it's never too late to express your creative potential and fulfill your sacred calling.
A Word was shared with me a few days ago, that prompted me to take another look at the Fabric of my Life.
"Do not be discouraged. When making a quilt, every stitch will not be perfect. Some may be long, others short - some may even cause the fabric to buckle but they all add to the uniqueness of the end product. It will be bonded together, creating a masterpiece - an ORIGINAL! When viewing the unique characteristics of this peice of fabric, people won't be able to see the imperfections - they will be captured by the beauty. They may not appreciate the behind the scene workings, the pricked fingers, the broken needles. They haven't experienced the fatigue of the process - they focus on the end product. I paraphrased what was spoken to me and share with you this - it's time to reaccess the fabric and process of your life and press on. There is a masterpiece in you that's waiting to be revealed.
Habakkuk 2:3(NKJV) For the vision is yet for an appointed time; But at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, wait for it; Because it will surely come, It will not tarry.
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Join Author Teresa R. Kemp for a discussion of her new book "Keeper Of The Fire". This book discusses her Gullah Geechie culture and includes 480 pages of heritage research done by five generations of her family documenting their journeys across Africa to enslavement in America - representing more than 187 years of history in America. They passed down documents, a culture of faith, and a tradition of service to the community.
Mrs. Teresa R. Kemp is the 5th Generation Quilter, historian and owner of Plantation Quilts and UGRR Secret Quilt Code Museum. Born in Baumholder, West Germany to the late Dr. Howard and Serena (Strother) Wilson. She graduated from Berlin American High School and attended Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She transferred to West Virginia State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She also graduated from DeVry University in Atlanta, Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems.
In 2005, with her parents she opened the UGRR Secret Quilt Code Museum. A staunch advocate for conservation, healthier lifestyles for all and, as an Abolitionist, she fights Human Trafficking while researching international slavery & preserving the world’s cultural heritage.