• 00:05

    Maya Angelou Talks About Quilts, Slavery and The Schomburg

    in Education

    The Schomburg Collection, Harlem USA

    Maya Angelou discusses The Schomburg, Quilts & Slavery- Lesley Gist, the producer of The Gist of Freedom was blessed with the opportunity to call in on the Rolanda Watts Blog Talk Radio Show and talk with Maya Angelou. Maya explained why she decided to donate her work to the Schomburg Library.

    The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is showing off a collection of papers, manuscripts and letters penned by literary giant Maya Angelou, who died this week. The exhibit, curated in response to her death, will be on display beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at the Harlem repository.

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    The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is showing off a collection of papers, manuscripts and letters penned by literary giant Maya Angelou, who died this week.
    The exhibit, curated in response to her death, will be on display beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at the Harlem repository.”

    The exhibition, titled “Phenomenal Woman: Maya Angelou 1928-2014” will be shown through June 30.

  • 00:05

    Maya Angelou on Quilts & Slavery

    in Culture

    Maya Angelou on Quilts & Slavery- Lesley Gist, the producer of The Gist of Freedom was blessed with the opportunity to call in on the Rolanda Watts Blog Talk Radio Show and talk with Maya Angelou. Maya explained why she decided to donate her work to the Schomburg Library. 

  • 00:07

    Maya Angelou on Quilts & Slavery

    in Culture

    Maya Angelou on Quilts & Slavery- Sunday, March 10 ~ Harriet Tubman Day! 
    On July 15th the producer of The Gist of Freedom was blessed with the opportunity, by chance to call in and speak to Maya Angelou on The Rolonda Watts Blog Talk Radio Show.
     
    Ten Days of Harriet Tubman Activities  Delaware Governor Markell officially proclaims March 10th as Harriet Tubman Day, the centennial of Harriet Tubman’s death!  
    This Scenic Byway features true stories and real sites associated with Harriet Tubman    The Inaugural Delaware Harriet Tubman Commemorative 2 mile walk, ride, run and race event 

  • 00:24

    Robin Caroll, "Hidden in the Stars: Quilts of Love Series"

    in Books

    "I love boxing. I love Hallmark movies. I love fishing. I love scrapbooking. Nope, I've never fit into the boxes people have wanted to put me in." ~Robin Caroll is definitely a contradiction, but one that beckons you to get to know her better.


    Born and raised in Louisiana, Robin is a southerner through and through. Her passion has always been to tell stories to entertain others. Robin's mother, bless her heart, is a genealogist who instilled in Robin the deep love of family and pride of heritage--two aspects Robin weaves into each of her 16 published novels. When she isn't writing, Robin spends time with her husband of twenty+ years, her three beautiful daughters and two handsome grandsons, and their character-filled pets at home--in the South, where else? She gives back to the writing community by serving as Conference Director for ACFW. Her books have finaled/placed in such contests as the Carol Award, Holt Medallion, RT Reviewer's Choice Award, Bookseller's Best, and Book of the Year.


    On her faith, Robin says, "I love Jesus and will follow Him wherever He leads me."


    An avid reader herself, Robin loves hearing from and chatting with other readers. Although her favorite genre to read is mystery/suspense, of course, she'll read just about any good story. Except historicals! To learn more about this author of deep South mysteries of suspense to inspire your heart, visit Robin's website at www.robincaroll.com.

  • 00:45

    R4Alliance introduces the first Military Family Caregivers Program

    in Military

    Listen Dec 11, 2014 or anytime later to this program by www.r4alliance.org - an Alliance of 44 Military Support Groups.


    Listen to Military Family Caregivers:


    Jeannette Davidson-Mayer. Her Husband DeWayne following his 5th accident, returned home in Oct 2005. He was diagnosed with TBI, PTSD, spinal injuries, along with a few other medical issues. As a family, they have learned to live together again.


    Juliet C. Madsen was severely injured during Operation Iraqi Freedom and was medically retired from the Army in 2006 after more than seventeen years of service. Juliet makes quilts to raise awareness of, and raise money for veteran’s charities through www.strokeofluckquilting.com


    Peter Madsen is a former Marine and Army Aviator and Juliet's Husband.


    Jeannette and Juliet serve on the Board of R4Alliance. Please SHARE!!


    Details at: http://thankyouforyourservice.us/issue/december-2014/article/listen-to-the-first-r4alliance-wounded-warriors-caregiver-program  

  • 00:40

    Quilts by Nature, Tresa McConachie

    in Art

    When one hears of quilting, you think of "quilting bees", Log Cabin quilts, and the celebration of major life events. And while these traditions still and should exist, the craft has been revitalized with new ideas, voices, and techniques that has changed the face of quilting. One such voice is quilter, Tresa McConachie, who got the quilting bug after many years as a sewer.
    Join us today as we learn about Tresa and her quilting adventures. To learn more about creative workshops, tutorials, e-books and patterns, visit iCreateFlix.com. 

  • 01:00

    Ep 35 Quilts and Laura Ingalls Wilder

    in History

    Join host Sarah S. Uthoff and quilt historian Linda Halpin as they talk quilts. We'll explore trends in quilts during Laura Ingalls Wilder's lifetime and how quilts changed over time. We'll talk about how quilts were sewn and how they were used. Halpin is the author of "Quilting With Laura."

  • 00:56

    Getting to Know Debut Romance Author Blaire Edens with "The Librarian"

    in Books

    Join host, Tabatha Pope as she chats it up with debut romance author, Blaire Edens on The Librarian on Authors on the Air.


    Blaire Edens lives in mountains of North Carolina on a farm that’s been in her family since 1790. When she’s not plotting, she’s busy knitting, running, or listening to the Blues. Blaire loves iced tea with mint, hand-stitched quilts, and yarn stores. She refuses to eat anything that mixes chocolate and peanut butter or apple and cinnamon. She’s generally nice to her mother, tries to remember not to smack her bubble gum, and only speeds when no one’s looking.


    Blaire's debut, Wild About Rachel, is a must-not-miss read for those looking to laugh, cry and feel warm and fuzzy all over.  Oh and all of this in the midst of creepy, scaly creatures!  Her writing is fresh and some of the wittiest this librarian has read in a while. Find out more about Blaire and her books, visit www.blaireedens.com.


    Host of "The Librarian", Tabatha Pope, can be found at All For Love of the Word and Facebook.


    This is a copyrighted and trademarked podcast owned solely by the Authors On the Air Global Network LLC. on the web at authorsontheair.com. Thank you to our corporate sponsors: Author Marketing Hub.com and PML Media.com

  • 00:32

    Inside Visual Artist: Quilt Artist and Author Paula Nadelstern

    in Art

    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


     

  • 01:02

    The Brilliance of Vision Boards, Books, Quilts etc.

    in Lifestyle

    Vision Boards are a map to your future, the one you set forth.  Remember it all starts with a thought!  Here's one of many links online that supports your creating a Vision Board if you decide you still need more help after this show  Make A Vision Board Website


    My first experiences with Visioning came from reading Shakti Gawain's Book: Creative Visualization.  I learned to meditate on my goals in pictures.  Most of the work is done for you. You don't have to be a great artist to design your life...find the picture online or in magazines and cut & paste your way to Deep desires!


    According to MindBodyGreen website you don't have to have a board you can leave signposts throughout your home as long as it's inspiritng to you.


    I decided to make both a Vision Book and Vision Quilt projects for designing my future.  I still have vision boards strategically placed throughout my home, but I like the idea of taking a book with me when I travel or sleeping under and being wrapped up in my intentions! (What a lovely warming thought!)


    Vision Boards can be as cluttered or spacious as you like in words, pictures or encompass textrures. If you want to live by the Ocrean maybe  attach some sand or seashells to your board.  Find a key chain with your chosen car logo on it and replace your car keychain with it to remind you of what you are driving soon!  Check out the examples I've listed here and watch this wonderful video aobut Vision Boards from Step One Vision Boards


    Join us as we Brilliantly design our futures and Map Your life! 


    Remember to Bring On Your Brilliance!!

  • 01:58

    RYAN DEYOUNG of Wolcott, Winepress, The Quilts & FPC

    in Music

    91-95 winepress...94-97 mushuganas...97-98 she is fine...04-08 the quilts...wolcott 99-present...forty piece choir 98-99, 06-07...booked all shows at off the alley 92-96...set world record in 2001 playing 20 gigs in one day in one city "cal city crawl"...recorded "all aboard for love" with serena hills elementary for sept 11 relief...sold out metro, double door, house of blues, mobfest 01 and 02...music video for "teardrops" released in 09...booked alkaline trio, plain white t's, blue meanies, smoking popes, voodoo glow skulls, etc when i owned bossa nova...toured the country with mushuganas. He is working on his best stuff yet....

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