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  • 00:32

    Why Did Sophie Schiller Race to Tibet

    in Writing

    Sophie Schiller was born in Paterson, NJ and grew up in the West Indies amid aging pirates and retired German spies. Among other oddities her family tree contains a Nobel prize-winning physicist and a French pop singer. 


    She loves stories that carry the reader back in time to exotic and far-flung locations. She was educated at American University, Washington, DC and lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently working on a new historical thriller set in the Caribbean.


    While Sophie was writing Race to Tibet, she had set the first scene of the novel—an altercation between Gabriel Bonvalot and General Prejevalsky that may or may not be real—in Café Tortoni, a well-known café on the Rue des Italiens in Paris. But until today she had never known about the existence of this painting, even though she had been to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston numerous times, although not prior to March 18, 1990, the day it was stolen. 


    To me, Cafe Tortoni, with its sophisticated ambiance and suave reputation, known for being the meeting place of politicians, intellectuals, scholars, dandies, and ladies of the demi-monde seemed to be the perfect setting to place two opposing characters, and how much more so now that I can see it through Manet's eyes.


    According to Sophie, "All I can say is, Wow! and pray that someday Chez Tortoni is restored to its rightful place in the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum, one of Boston's great cultural treasures. I spent close to 2 years researching the book before I ever put pen to paper. I feel I learned so much about the geography, the history, the culture, and the Great Game that I could teach a course on it! I still hope that one day I can visit Tibet."

  • 01:37

    On location in the Virgin Islands of St Croix also a chat with Glenn Paterson.

    in Music

    Glenn Paterson is a local of St Maarten, in 1988 he was a free agent draft of the Texas Rangers.He was a fire baller throwing up to 100 miles an hour, unfortunately he blew his elbow. Glenn grew up with our co-host Rafel Skeete, Glenn is one of five (5) professional ball player from the beautiful Island of St. Maarten.


     


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  • 00:29

    Running for Public Office

    in Business

    On April 4 my guest will be Ken Biberaj.  Ken, the Chairman of the Board of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, was born in New York City, a first generation American after his parents emigrated from Albania in 1968. He received his Bachelor’s in political science at American University, his Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a JD from New York Law School.


    Since 2005, he has served as an executive at his family’s real estate company. The firm is active in Manhattan and the Bronx and also owns and operates the iconic Russian Tea Room.  His work in real estate includes investment sales and retail brokerage. On the brokerage side, Ken has carved out a niche advising restaurants and small businesses on their expansion around the City. At the Russian Tea Room, he oversaw the restoration and reopening of the restaurant in 2006 and continues to handle public relations and business development.


    As part of his role with The Russian Tea Room, Ken has become an advocate for the hospitality industry. He sits on the Restaurant Committee for NYC & Company and also on the Local Leadership Council of Business Forward. This activism in support of small businesses and the hospitality sector motivated Ken to run for City Council on the Upper West Side in 2013.


    His campaign focused on bringing new energy and a fresh perspective to the Council, with a particular commitment to advocate for the small and medium size businesses that make our City so unique. His presence on the political scene was quickly recognized. He was recognized by City & State Magazine as a “40 under 40” upcoming political leader. Moreover, he received endorsements from the Small Business Coalition, the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, Governor David Paterson, the League of Conservation Voters and the League of Independent Theaters.


     

  • 02:00

    State legislation

    in Entertainment

    With dimitri and em

  • 00:34

    HOWARD HEWETT - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW-WED, MAR 18, 2015 - 5:00 pm PST

    in Music

    Howard Hewett (born October 1, 1955, Akron, Ohio, United States) is an American R&B and gospel singer, and former lead vocalist of the R&B group Shalamar.


    Raised in Akron, Ohio, Hewett moved to Los Angeles in 1976, where he met John and Alonzo Daniels, owners of an historical club in the LA Crenshaw district, called Maverick's Flat. It was at Maverick's that Hewett first met Jeffrey Daniel and Jody Watley (eventually Shalamar). Hewett and the Daniels brothers formed a show group called "Beverly Hills" and through Daniels bookings toured throughout Europe, the UK, Scandinavia and Asia for all of 1978 till the middle of 1979.


    After returning from overseas, Hewett started recording for Jeffrey Bowen, a Motown producer (The Temptations, Commodores, Bonnie Pointer) who was working on a solo project on guitarist Eddie Hazel (Parliament-Funkadelic). Hewett never completed the project because towards the end of 1979, he got a call from Jeffrey Daniel, who was on the road with Shalamar in the middle of a promotional tour. They had suddenly found themselves in need of a lead singer and Daniel made Hewett an offer that he accepted. Within three days Hewett flew to New Jersey, where he met up with Watley and Daniel, rehearsed the lip synch and choreography to the current Shalamar single "Take That To The Bank", and found himself in front of a TV camera on a local dance show in Paterson, New Jersey. They completed the promotional tour and returned to Los Angeles and immediately started recording the Big Fun LP with their producer, Leon Sylvers. The trio went on to record songs such as "Second Time Around", "Make That Move", "A Night to Remember", "Dancing in the Sheets" and the ballad "This Is for the Lover in You". Hewett was the group's lead singer from 1979 until 1985.

  • 00:56

    Dr. Michael Rush, Rush Educational Consulting Services

    in Business

    J. MICHAEL RUSH, Ed D. is the President and CEO, Rush Educational Consulting Services, the Executive Director of Lois Bronz Children's Center- Westchester County, NY and Educational Enterprise Associate, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Fl.


    He is retired from Paterson Public School as the Deputy Superintendent He was the the Chief of Staff for the The Department of Education and NCLB representative to the U.S Department of Education, Assistant Commissioner of Education, School Board Member and Superintendent of Schools.


    J. Michale Rush is very involved with various community organizations. He consults, lectures and publicly speaks. Some of his speaking engagements are about:


        Challenging Racism, School Systems in New Jersey


        Youth Mentoring, Civic Organizations and Church Groups


        Educating the African American Student-Parent Groups and Teachers


        The Achievement Imperative- Civic Groups and Educators


        What Principals Should Know and Do to Help Children Learn.


        Martin L. King- Where Do We Go from Here-Schools and Organizations


        You Are Who You Say You Are- Teen Ages and Youth Groups


                                                                                                           MRUSH7894@GMAIL.COM

  • The Ruckus Room - The black Condition, where do we go from here?

    in Culture

    On Feb,28,2015 at School # 6 the Black Condition Conference was held and on that date at that time in the city of Paterson history was made. The main objective of the conference was to bring awareness to the black community the issues that plague our city, that was done. The next objective was to bring the black community together to discuss, address and establish resolutions that can and will resolve those issues, that was done. Attended by a large group of residents, political leaders as well as community leaders, the conference lead by Brent Nation and Ernest Rucker Jr opened the doors of School # 6 and took off. With five workshops, Political Accountibility, Black Women's Issues, Educational Awareness Outcomes, Black Youth Advocacy and Economic Empowerment, the Save The Village Paterson Movement was born and now the work begins.. Join us as we discuss the conference, it's acheviements and the future that the Movement will launch. 

  • 02:04

    Slicks and Sticks Weekly Ice Hockey Round Table

    in Sports

     Slicks and Sticks is merging the Ice Hockey and Auto Racing worlds together two and sometimes three days a week! Slicks and Sticks is the official shows of Sportsrants NHL and Sportsrants Racing. The week can't get much better than going "Behind the Glass" ,"Rubbin with NASCAR" and "Slingin Mud" with our sprint car drivers and guests! The team is taking you behind the scenes of NASCAR, touring the garage, strapping in with the drivers, spending time on the NHL, AHL, NCAA and ACHA ice with the players, coaches and staff!! Don't miss a second of the action and get involved in the action on facebook and twitter as well! 


    Tonight the Slicks and Sticks show is taking to an ALL hockey round table to talk about the biggest news in the NHL, AHL and college hockey. There were some big games that took place, playoff hopes dying, a crushing loss for the SECHL championship, auto bids to Nationals and some big upsets and playoff berths in the AHL. 

  • 01:01

    The Chat with Charity Show- "Its Your Girl Charity"

    in Radio

    Charity will have a Special Guest Thursday night, but 1st:



    She will be chatting about the PARCC Test that started Monday

    What’s the Latest Sports News

    and of course WHATS CRAZY?????


    Charity will have a Special Guest: 3 Queen Ent. "NORE A".  She is a Young Lady from Paterson,NJ. Who is about to show the Hip Hop game some of her Game!!!

  • 00:24

    Record Talk Radio with Tom Franklin

    in News

    Join us on Friday, Feb. 20 at noon when our guest on Record Talk Radio will be Record photographers Tom Franklin and Tyson Trish, who will talk about a remarkable three-part series on heroin that ran in the paper this week.


    Franklin shot the videos for "In Heroin's Grip," a special report on the impact North Jersey's burgeoning heroin trade has had on the region's suburbs and the city of Paterson.


    Have a question for Tom or Tyso? Email your suggestions to johnensslin@gmail.com

  • 00:30

    The Pattersons in Costa Rica

    in Christianity

    Brandon Patterson and his family will soon be joining us as missionaries in Costa Rica!!!  WHY?  Will be talking to him about how he and his wife are following the Lords leading to move here all the way from Colorado Springs ... ( its not just the snow!)

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