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Join co-hosts Mark McNease and Rick Rose as we welcome author Trebor Healey to this week's show. From Trebor's author's page at Amazon: Trebor Healey is an American poet and novelist. He was born in San Francisco, raised in Seattle, and studied English Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He spent his twenties in San Francisco, where he was active in the spoken word scene of the late 80s and early 90s, publishing 5 chapbooks of poetry as well as numerous poems and short stories in various reviews, journals, anthologies and zines. He received both the Ferro-Grumley Fiction Award and the Violet Quill Award for his first novel, Through It Came Bright Colors, and his story "Mercy Seat" was named one of the top ten online stories of 2004 by StorySouth. He lives in Buenos Aires. www.treborhealey.com
You can see some excerpts from his upcoming novel 'A Horse Named Sorrow' at lgbtSr.org - a site for LGBT over 50 and our friends and allies, where "aged is embraced and life is celebrated."
Rockaway's own Alice Elisabeth will join the show to talk about her upcoming art show at Sayra's Wine Bar 91-11 Rockaway Beach Blvd on June 28 from 3-7 p.m. You can visit aliceelisabeth.com for more examples of her work and to find out about upcoming events.
The Wave's managing editor, Mark C. Healey will also take calls, discussing the Rockaway issues of the day...our number to call is 347-850-1643.
On this week's show, New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. is Riding The Wave to discuss some of the major issues facing the Rockaway Peninsula, including jobs.
On Friday, April 17, Sanders is co-sponsoring the Teen Job Fair & Career Expo at The Beach 41st Cornerstone Community Center at 426 Beach 40th Street. It will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m, and targets youth ages 14 to 24.
The fair will consist of free workshops on subjects such as how to write a résumé, how to dress professionally and interviewing skills. Computers will be available for job seekers to apply online.Individuals will also have the opportunity to speak with representatives from various companies currently looking to hire.
The Senator will be discussing this issue and others facing Rockaway.
Trebor Healey is author of the novel Through It Came Bright Colors, a selection of the InsightOut Book Club and the winner of both the Violet Quill Award and the Publishing Triangle’s Ferro-Grumley Award for Fiction. His other books include the novel Faun, the short story collection A Perfect Scar, and a volume of poetry, Sweet Son of Pan.
A Horse Named Sorrow, and Faun, are his two latest releases.
A Horse Named Sorrow is simply, inexorably beautiful. It is sexy, cinematic, the prose itself an absolute joy to read, and often funny as holy hell. It is, at the same time, one of the saddest works I have ever read: piercing, poignant, and memorable.”—Maureen Seaton, author of Sex Talks to Girls: A Memoir
"This magical tale about a boy unexpectedly turning into a faun is funny, poignant and erotic. Faun offers a wise meditation on our relationship to the earth as well as each other—and to our sexuality, which is the 'greenest' part of us all." —Mark Thompson.
NYC City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will be Riding The Wave this week, joining host and The Wave's Managing Editor Mark Healey to talk about a variety of issues that concern Rockaway; includeding the City Council response to the Mayor's preliminary Budget; including the push for more NYPD, the child care vouchers to support working families and her recent visit to the peninsula.
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer has released his office's audit of the Build It Back program. On this week's Riding The Wave with Mark Healey, he'll discuss the audit and other issues Rockaway cares about the most. Thanks again to Rockaway Roasters for the hospitality and great coffee.
Listen as Jonathan Aldridge talks Love with Ellen DeGeneres's NBC Casting Director Doron Ofir.
Find out about Ellen and Doron's new NBC project, "First Dates."
Also joing the Love topic will be Legendary LOVE GURU'S Cynthia DeLeonardo & Leslie Ann Montenego as well as singing and songwriting sensation Suav A and his manager Evelyn Flecha.
Hear Suav A's new hit single "Like I Do."
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Black young people are at a crossroads. Which way will they choose? With guest interviews of young members of the Nation of Islam, Bro Trebor X and Sis Halima. Show hosts: Khalifah Muhamma, Michael 6X and Nadirah Khalifah.
You're thinking of starting a business - but what are the steps you need to take to make that happen? On Branding Beyond Blogging with Glenda Cates, Samantha Healey and Elle Emme join her to share the elements behind beginning and building your business. Be sure to see everything that Glenda is sharing at ATexasGirlBlogs.com.
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Actors Zach Grenier and Marin Ireland, who will performing in Rockaway on Dec. 6, is our guest on this week's podcast with host Mark Healey.
Grenier, who has appeared in The Good Wife, Deadwood and Fight Club and Ireland, whose credits include Homeland, The Divide and Mildred Pierce.will be appearing in "Theater of War" an event which presents dramatic readings from Sophocles’ Ajax at Fort Tilden. Hosted by the Rockaway Theatre Company at the RTC’s Post Theater, the performance is part of Theater of War’s Soldiers and Citizens Tour.
The Rockaway production is also supported by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz.
Ajax recounts the tragedy of the suicide of a great, respected warrior. It is translated, directed and facilitated by Bryan Doerries. TOW notes the work “read(s) like textbook descriptions of wounded warriors, struggling under the weight of psychological and physical injuries to maintain their dignity, identity, and honor.”
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