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  • 01:00

    Upbeat with Tom Hayes, Sugar Shack Radio w Rudy Guarino, Billy Porter, etc.

    in Comedy

    Another great episode of Sugar Shack Radio with owner Rudy Guarino and the Sugar Shack Gang. 

  • 00:30

    TRAVEL ITCH RADIO VISITS SAN FRANCISCO!

    in Travel

    San Francisco Travel brings the city to life in a new podcast series, “Sounds of San Francisco.” Recorded by award-winning sound designers, these podcasts tell the story of the city’s iconic sites, offering a behind-the-scenes look into neighborhoods and sounds that make them unique, including: the canle car bell, the Pier 39 sea lions, and the restaurants of Chinatown.

  • 00:16

    32 For 32: San Francisco 49ers

    in Sports

    In the first edition of the 32 for 32 report by The Rocket Sports Breakdown, we'll be covering the San Francisco 49ers who were, by far, the biggest soap opera in all of the 2014 off-season. That drama carried over into the regular season which many of us had began to hear rumors of tension between the organization & former head coach Jim Harbaugh, who left to become head coach at his alma mater, Michigan University. In 2015, there have been many changes to this team. It started w/ a new head coaching hire in Jim Tomsula, which resulted in many folks scratching their heads & making more bar trips to drown their depressions. A handful of players have either retired, moved on to other teams in free agency, or simply been cut. However, some of their new editions have included linebacker Darnell Dockett, running back Reggie Bush, & wide receiver Torrey Smith, whose former team Baltimore Ravens defeated the 49ers in the Super Bowl just 3 seasons ago. He'll be reunited alongside Anquan Boldin, who was also on that Ravens team before being traded to San Fran. The big question for the Niners is what type of team will they be in 2015? We'll discuss that & their first round draft pick - defensive end Arik Armstead (Oregon) & more on The Rocket Sports Breakdown which airs this Wednesday morning @ 9:30am on Blog Talk Radio. Rocket Nation, get ready for our first big 32 for 32 power trip.

  • 01:00

    WASH ME- Lava Mae cleans up the Homeless in San Francisco

    in Culture

    Please join host Frankie Picasso along with her guest Doniece Sandoval, founder of Lava Mae on Thursday, June 11th at 1:00 pm est for The Good Radio Network.


    Doniece is the brainchild and founder of Lava Mae, a mobile washroom and shower station that services the 3500 plus homeless in  San Francisco and gives them a chance to get clean on a regular basis.


    Doniece knew she wanted to help the homeless and a chance encounter gave her the idea she needed to help deliver dignity and unlock the opportunity for these street folks needed — one shower at a time.


    Let's face it, most of take water  and bathing for granted, but imagine how difficult it would be to get a job, control hygiene or even find housing when no one will let you use their public toilets or washrooms? No one wants to sit next to someone who  is smelly, dirty and literally an attraction for disease? So Imagine how difficult it is to get yourself OFF the streets when you can't get clean? No one will hire you or give you a clean apartment.


    Lava Mae offers these folks their dignity. By giving them a washroom, and a chance to bathe away the grime, these homeless folks can now shedule their bathing opportunity weekly,  and through partnering alliances, maybe even get fresh underwear, socks and clean clothes.


    Lava Mae is run by volunteers.


     

  • 02:00

    America's Deadly Sins - Episode 17 - Rudy Orr/Co-host!

    in Politics

    WARNING!!  THIS ONE MAY DEFINATELY GET VERBAGE OFFENSIVE TO SOME!!


    I get this CRAAAAAAZY feeling today is going to be one of those really memorable episodes, America.  Today's co-host is gonna be Rudy Orr, from NC.  Rudy's a regular in the fight against the tyranny of CPS, and a One Star General in his own right.  He's gonna be bringing some callers with him, and...it's very likely we'll have some other BIG GUESTS JOINING IN AS WELL.  This may be the point where the tables turn folks.  There is a BIG DOING going on, and a lot of people are going to pay for what they have done.  Just keep in mind that the nightmare, such as it is, maybe coming to an end...AND SOON!!


    Join us today AT 2 P.M. CST, for what very well might be the most explosive episode...TO DATE!!

  • 00:45

    Upbeat with Tom Hayes, Billy Porter, Rudy Guarino and Jerry Maffeo Sugar Shack

    in Comedy

    Tom Hayes and Billy Porter joing those 'Sugar Shack guys, Rudy Guarino and Jerry Maffeo for another trip to the Sugar Shack with more guests and blasts from the past. Stories about James Brown, The Dells, TheDelfonics , The ChiLites, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes

  • 00:45

    Upbeat w Tom Hayes, Billy Porter and Rudy Guarino of the Sugar Shack

    in Comedy

     


    Join Billy Porter, author of the upcoming play, "Back to the Sugar Shack", actor ('Miles Ahead'), producer, and the legendary Rudy Guarino, owner/operator of the Incredibel 'Sugar Shack' nightclub in Boston from 1966 to 1976. Rudy booked such acts as : James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Lou Rawls, The Stylistics, Teddy Pendergast, The O'Jays, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, Curtis Mayfield, George Clinton, etc. Tune in to hear about the origins of the club, the behind the scenes happenings with the artists and clients, etc. 


     


     

  • 01:31

    4th and Goal Show Episode 15: Rudy "Rude Dog" Reyes Stops by and Much More!

    in Sports

    James and Scott are back again for episode 15:


    Tom Brady's fate will come this week, and we will discuss what is likely going to happen to the star quaterback of the New England Patriots.


    Rudy "Rude Dog" Reyes stops by to talk all things Pittsburgh Steelers with us what take aways he has from rookie Mini-camp, plus the rest of the team's off-season.


    Also James will have his pick six segment which is always an intesting time where Scott isn't in the know...


    It looks like another great show for the 4th and Goal Podcast; however what would make it even better is if any of you listeners would call in at 516-418-5946 and have a take on something we talk about or if you want to bring up your own news story that we can discuss.


    Either join the conversation on the phone or start your own with us! Also if you have a question don't forget to follow the show @4thandGoalShow and use the #ask4thandgoal, and the question will be read on the air and we will discuss it!

  • 00:46

    Upbeat w Tom Hayes, Billy Porter, Rudy 'Sugar Shack' Guarino, and Eddie Levert

    in Comedy

    Rudy Guarino, creator, owner, operator of the world renown Sugar Shack of Boston, MA from 1966 to 1967 co-hosts today's Upbeat program with Billy Porter and Tom Hayes as they welcom, Eddie Levert, lead singer of the word famous 'O'Jays' who's hits "Love Train" " "Money, Money", etc topped the charts during the 60's, 70's and 80's. Eddie and Rudy and Jerry Maffeo, Rudy's manager,  will recount the behind the scenes stories of the O'Jays at the Sugar Shack. Join us for a phenomenal reunion and telling of the glory days of the 'Shack'.


    "Hookers, Pimps, Gangsters, Celebrities and the Greatest Musical Groups in the World!" 


     


     


     


     

  • 01:01

    Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong on Opera life

    in Art

    What does it take to WOW the refined world of high Opera? Join us as mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong talks about Opera, song, and life.


    Born and raised in northcentral Pennsylvania, opera singer Elizabeth DeShong has been lauded in North America and Europe for her "well-cultivated" and "big, bright and pleasing" voice; EDGE San Francisco said, "“...DeShong sings like a vocal giant. Her lowest notes have body and depth; her midrange is rich and compelling; and her highs are dispensed with a freedom that many a mezzo daily prays for. ”


    She has performed with The Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Radio Symphonie Orchestre Wien, among others, and at the Glyndebourne Festival in England.


    DeShong received a master's degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, after which she was accepted into the young artist program at the Lyric Opera of Chicago's Ryan Opera Center.


    The recipient of numerous awards, Ms. DeShong received the Washington National Opera’s “Artist of the Year Award” in 2010 for her debut performance as the Composer in Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos. Her portrayal of Maffio Orsini in the San Francisco Opera’s Lucrezia Borgia was widely released on DVD.


    Further performances of note include Maffio Orsini in Lucrezia Borgia with San Franciso Opera and English National Opera, Angelina in La Cenerentola at the Canadian Opera Company, Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream at Lyric Opera of Chicago, and her sensational Rosina in THE BARBER OF SEVILLE with the Los Angeles Opera.

  • 00:30

    Buses and Dresses and Rudy, Oh My!

    in Lifestyle

    While "The Voice" has not been doing any regularly scheduled broadcasts lately due to lack of commitment, lack of opinion, lack of enthusiasm or a combination of any and all of these things at various times, occassionally something comes up in the news that he actually KNOWS a little about, such as the recent bus accidents in  New York City and how they are handled. And then on to topics that he merely has an opinion on such as the Rudy Giuliani comments about President Obama.  Then there was the missing Oscar dress that was about to get as much coverage as the missing Malaysian Airlines flight.