• 00:21

    Orange Empire Railway Museum

    in History

    The non-profit Orange Empire Railway Museum has been preserving Southern California’s railway history since 1956. Home to over 200 historic railway cars and locomotives from Los Angeles and the West, the museum’s 90-acre site in Perris, California


    On October 25 and 26, ride a trolley to the pumpkin patch where you can pick out and decorate your own pumpkin.


    On a typical weekend (other than during special events), two city streetcars are running on the half-mile dual-gauge Loop Line, and another train is operating on the 1.5 mile standard gauge Mainline. The northern end of the Museum Railway is presently at 7th Street, although during certain special events trains operate all the way to the historic 1892 Perris Depot at 4th Street. Future plans call for regular operations to be extended to 4th Street as the depot area is rebuilt into the new Metrolink station and transit center. 


    I have visited this museum before  and really loved it and was more than happy when I was invited out there out to do a show about the trains , trolleys and the history


    I had the privilege of spending the day with Mr. Norman Buchanan who served as my tour guide has we spent a good couple of hours walking around the museum


    I had to prerecord the show and found the recorder kept turning  off  so I will have to do some editing and repost the original show (or series of shows) so please stay tuned


    But I did want to pass along my thanks to the ALL the Staff, Docents, MR. Ken Schwartz for letting me wander around and especially to Mr. Buchanan for being my tour guide

  • 01:00

    TAM Opening Reception – Second Sight

    in Current Events

    Our guests this morning are Janene Ferguson and Chris Reynolds from the Torrance Art Museum


    Janene Ferguson is the Cultural Services Supervisor for the Community Services Department for the City of Torrance.  She has been responsible for educational programming and volunteers at the Torrance Art Museum since 2000.  Her position also entails planning and coordinating 115 visual arts classes in six media at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center for youth and adults each quarter, including master workshops and children’s art camps.  She previously served five years as Education Director for the Palos Verdes Art Center. Janene is the Cultural Services Division's primary liaison for the Stories in Art program, the Torrance Artists Guild and the South Bay Watercolor Society. She is currently a member of Museum Educators of Southern California, National Arts Educators Association and California Association of Museums.  


    Christopher Reynolds is an artist, curator, and arts educator living and working in Los Angeles. He received his BA in Fine Art at the University of Southern California and his MFA at the California Institute of the Arts. He is currently an Assistant Curator at the Torrance Art Museum, Adjunct Professor of art at Long Beach City College, and Vice-President of GYST, an artist-run company providing resources to working artists.


    So this morning, we’re going to hear about the two new exhibitions, Second Sight: New Representations in Photography and John Hyatt: My Brush with Angels opening on Saturday, March 28.


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  • 01:01

    Mrs Victoria Chitungu - Director; Moto Moto Museum

    in Education

    Mrs Victoria Chitungu serves as the Director at the Moto Moto Museum located in Mbala which is in the Northern Province of Zambia. The Museum houses a collection of artifacts related to Zambian culture, first collected by Canadian priest Jean Jacques Corbeil in the 1940s for study and posterity, were stored in the Mulilansolo Mission until 1964, when they were moved to Serenje, Zambia until 1969, then to Isoka. The current site, a former carpentry and bricklaying workshop, was donated by the Diocese of Mbala in 1972, to serve as a museum. When it opened in 1974, it was named the Moto Moto museum, after French Catholic Bishop Joseph Dupont, nicknamed Moto Moto, who began the White Fathers missionary in northern Zambia, where he worked from 1885 to 1911. Mrs Chitungu joins us to discuss the rich history and artifacts the Meseum offers, the numerous tourist attraction Mbala and the region generally offers & what the Zambian community in the Diaspora can do to promote the area.

  • 00:22

    Historic Sanguinetti House Museum & Gardens

    in History

    Lisa D. Smith, co-host of Big Blend Radio and publisher of Big Radio & TV Magazine, chats with Yanna Kruse and Catherine Reeves about the historic Sanguinetti House Museum & Gardens located within the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, in Yuma, Arizona. The Sanguinetti House Museum is in an 1870’s adobe building that was the home of merchant prince E. F. Sanguinetti, a pioneering business man (1867-1945) in Yuma. He was known for his garden oasis where he entertained clients and colleagues. This interview was conducted out in the gardens, amongst chattering birds, roses and vibrant spring blossoms. Besides discussing the fascinating history of E. F. Sanguinetti and Yuma, Arizona, Catherine Reeves chats about the renovation work that has gone into the gardens, and Yanna Kruse talks about the changing museum exhibits, wedding facilities and special events.
    This interview originally aired on March 15, 2015, on Big Blend Radio's Champagne Sundays variety show!

  • 03:06

    Travel, Trails, Herbal Health, Fashion & Cooking

    in Lifestyle

    Join Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith – publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays variety show, airing live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona.
    Featured Guests:
    - Janna Graber – Award-winning travel journalist and editor of ‘Adventures of a Lifetime: Travel Tales from Around the World’.
    - Travel writer Linda Kissam ‘Food, Wine & Shopping Diva’ discusses Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
    - Adam Roberts – CEO of Born Free USA wildlife organization talks about Safe Trails and Trapping.
    - Yanna Kruse & Catherine Reeves - Sanguinetti House Museum & Gardens in Yuma, AZ.
    - Fashion designer Aggie Garcia of Illusions by Aggie chats about Fashion in Italy.
    - Five Star Chef Ivan Flowers of Top of the Market in San Diego talks Spring Cooking.

  • 00:31

    TRAVEL ITCH RADIO VISITS WITH LAURA BERARDUCCI!

    in Travel

    Ann Arbor, Michigan is the Travel Itch Radio headliner Thursday, March 5, when Laura Berarducci, director of marketing for the Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, shares insider tips about music, cuisine, museums and more. 8 pm Eastern

  • 00:34

    "CRAZYWISE" - Rethinking Madness with Director Phil Borges

    in Self Help

    Sister Jenna welcomes Phil Borges to the America Meditating Radio Show.  Phil is co-producing and co-directing the highly anticipated mental health-themed documentary entitled, "CRAZYWISE," along with Kevin Tomlinson.


    Phil Borges has been documenting indigenous and tribal cultures, for over 25 years, striving to create an understanding of the challenges they face. His work is exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide and his award-winning books have been published in four languages.  For his program, Stirring the Fire, Phil produced and filmed several short films, capturing the stories of women heroes and the issues they face all over the world, both as solo projects and in collaboration with organizations such as the UN Women and CARE.  He has hosted TV documentaries on indigenous cultures for Discovery and National Geographic channels and he lectures and teaches internationally.


    Kevin Tomlinson has been an independent Seattle-based producer, director and cameraman for over 30 years. He has earned numerous Emmys and Tellys for his network news camerawork. Kevin also directed and co-produced the award-winning feature documentary, "Back to the Garden," which screened internationally at more than 30 film festivals and was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2012.  He produces, directs and shoots documentaries with themes of social change. 


    Visit http://crazywisefilm.com  & Watch CRAZYWISE Trailer


    Get the Off the Grid Into the Heart CD by Sister Jenna.  Like America Meditating on FB & follow us on Twitter.

  • 01:06

    Consider This Guest, Gina Citoli "Awakened Entertainment"

    in Spirituality

    Welcome! Gina Citoli is a dynamic, creative force introducing "Awakened Entertainment" and its benefits for our world. Dir. of New Earth Theatre for NEW EARTH NATION, Gina educates, communicates, inspires, enlightens, entertains, motivates and excites her audience. A background in theater, rock bands, metaphysics, evolution of consciousness and holistic healing wraps experience into one--delivering extraordinary, inspirational, motivational and empowering performances. Her amazing premier production "A Cabaret of Consciousness" has been called magnificent, brilliant and genius. Gina performed to standing ovations and rave reviews in NY's Battery Park; Den Design-Forum of the Museums Quarter in Vienna, Austria; and Beverly Hillshire Screening in California. She has phenomenal songs with Grammy-winning producer Barry Goldstein; her music was used by NASA; in environmental film and on international CD compilations for world peace. ginacitoli.com


    Live! Mondays @ 8pm Tune-in for spiritual evolutionary dialog from the heart uniting our world in Oneness honoring ALL perspectives in sacred traditions. Enjoy cutting-edge discussion with veteran, interspiritual minister co-hosts, Rev. Dr. Linda Marie Nelson and Rev. Dr. Nancy Ash. Raise vibrations with Doing a 360 meditations with music to re-calibrate consciousness. Since 2010, Consider This shows have inspired all to consider embracing the new paradigm. 


    Nancy: http://www.Doinga360.com


    Linda Marie: http://www.shekinahruha.org

  • 00:31

    SpokenHeard with Baruch Porras-Hernandez and Susan Dobbe Chase

    in Poetry

    Baruch Porras Hernandez has performed his writing all over California, from Museums to barbershops, to universities and even caves. He’s featured at poetry events in Canada, Washington D.C., L.A., and NYC. His work can be found in several anthologies like Assaracus, issue 17th with Sibling Rivalry Press, and Aim for the Head the Zombie Poetry Anthology, Multiverse the Super Hero Anthology both with Write Bloody Publishing.  He recently premiered his solo piece When I was a Color Kid with Marga Gomez’s Perfomerama showcase at The SF Oasis. He has been a resident artist in the spoken word program at the Banff Center in Alberta Canada 2011, and he is a Lambda Literary Fellow in Poetry 2014. He was born in Mexico, he lives in San Francisco.

  • 01:01

    SED 583 - Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Free-Choice Learning Intro to Module 4

    in Education

    In Module 4 we will be discussing the socio-cultural dimensions of institutions, moving beyond the nominal definition of them as organizations housed in buildings, to a socio-cultural definition in which institutions include all types of socially constructed organizations: families, museums, schools, communities, and society. Some of the questions we will discuss include: How do groups, communities and societies use and appropriate the resources of free-choice learning institutions to support their “institutional” needs, interests and identities? How have cultural institutions historically supported/inhibited the socio-cultural dimensions and outcomes of learning?  What strategies and approaches have they employed to try to be socio-culturally relevant?  Our special guest is Laura Huerta Migus, who took the helm as executive director of the Association of Children's Museums (ACM) this past June. Prior to that, Laura was Director of Professional Development and Inclusion Initiatives at the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) where she previously also held the position of Director of Equity and Diversity. Laura also served on the staff at ACM from 2004-2006, as a program officer for education and operations.  Laura Huerta Migus is a nonprofit professional with more than a decade of experience in professional development, technical assistance, and grant management with a special emphasis on informal learninglearning.environments and community change efforts.  She is currently working with institutions nationally to help them become more culturally competent and responsible so that they can be effective change agents in their communities.  I think it will be a great conversation!

  • 00:31

    Live Your Music - Margaux Joy DeNador and Guest Jerry Downs 02/11/15

    in Lifestyle

    Jerry Downs is my guest for Live Your Music on 02/11/15.


    Jerry Downs is an artist, photographer, and writer who lives 10 miles North of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Rafael, California. His work has appeared throughout the world in books, magazines and museums.


    Jerry was born the 5th of 11 children, had a horrible time in school and spent a large part of his life living hand to mouth trying to make a living and make sense of why he was born. Eventually he stopped trying so hard. Everything that has happened in his life has helped him understand that life is a creative act and joy is the only measure of success. Jerry is happy to be alive and enormously appreciative that anything exists at all.


    During the show I'll be talking with Jerry about his photography, his art, and his book Why You Were Born – which is about remembering the wonder we knew as children and how great it is to remember.


    To connect with Jerry Downs online, please visit his website:  www.jerrydownsphoto.com

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