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  • 01:31

    Hollyweb Festival Panel Discussion

    in Film

    ♥Last weekend creators, producers, writers and actors decended upon Raleigh Studios for the Hollyweb Festival in Hollywood. All gathered for a comprehensive panel discussion to chat about how to get and build an audience, marketing tips and monetizing series.  If you're interested, I recorded the conversation and hope it is something all involved within the genre will learn from.


    ♥Don't miss RHeart's Storytellers On The Net, a weekly show that will premiere April 25 at 10pm (ET), where we will highlight the best series on the web!  

  • 02:02

    ♥Indie Series Awards & Hollyweb Festival Recaps...

    in Entertainment

    ♥Last Wednesday the Indie Series Awards commenced at the legendary El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood which honored the best in online scripted serials.  Find out how the pre-nomination party at Raphael's went, as well as the red carpet!  We'll also chat w/nominated actor Ron Hanks from Golden California about his experience and hear his report from Hollyweb Festival Awards show from April 6. 


    ♥Then stick around as we chat about The Walking Dead season finale, what's coming up for The Vampire Diaires, The Originals, The Following and 24's Live Another Day! 

  • 00:23

    Interview with Author, Mack Williams - WWII Diaries

    in Books

    Mack Charles Williams is a writer, musician, and composer who resides in Rahway, N.J.


    His film, Rich From Within (an adaptation of his originally-written musical play), premiered at the Action On Film Festival in Long Beach, CA in July, 2007, where it was one of the nominees for Best Screenplay.  His second film, Your Roommate, won the Best Feature Film award at the PhilaFilm festival in 2013, the same year that his next film, For Old Times’ Sake, premiered at the inaugural Churches Making Movies film festival in Clark, N.J. He is the creator, screenwriter and composer for a new TV sitcom entitled Higher Ground, as well as screenwriter for several episodes of the web-based sitcom, Thug Kidz, produced and directed by Kenya Cagle & CaglevisionMultimedia Enterprises.   


    Mack is the editor of his mother's critically acclaimed memoir, "WWII Diary," as well as the author of the forthcoming children's book, "Jackie Robinson and the Negro Leagues." His blogs have been featured on various sites for years (currently The SEVEN at the7blog.wordpress.com), and became  the basis of his first two books:  "Voices From The Blue States" and "Sportin' Life: Essays On Sport and Life."  Additionally, he has combined his varied interests by producing political radio commercials and PSAs for progressive candidates and causes.


     

  • 02:22

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show: BEAN; SF Green Film Fest.

    in Art

    1. Darren Walker, BEAN founder
    Having been a business man from a very early age, Darren Walker became frustrated with the challenges of limited access to people and resources that could advance his business and personal endeavors. Thus, Walker created Black Economic Advancement Network (BEAN) to provide a way for African Americans to connect with business owners and capital to make it easier to identify and support each other’s businesses.


    At age 25, Walker—together with his friend and partner Dustin Young established GOES (Green Opportunities Energy Solutions). GOES was the first among the companies then incubating at Moore Norman Technology Center whose sales exceeded $1 million in its first year of operation at the Business Development Center where it started.


    Darren Walker is the youngest of six children born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has been happily married to Lucy Walker for eight years, with whom he has two precious daughters, a toddler and an infant.

    5th Annual San Francisco Green Festival, May 28-June 3
    2. 8:30AM - Rachel Caplan (executive director, founder SFGF), and Jim McSilver director of OAKLAND ORIGINALS  


    3. 9AM - Michelle Grace Steinberg director of BEYOND RECOGNITION, and Shadia Fayne Wood for OUR POWER FULL FORCE


    4. Originally from New York, Suraya Keating is Shakespeare for Social Justice Director for Marin Shakespeare Company, Clinical Supervisor for an Expressive Arts Therapy Program at Martinez Hospital and master trainer in Expressive Arts and Drama Therapy. Suraya is also an Adjunct Professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies and maintains a private practice in the Bay Area.

  • 00:35

    Community Building Through Song with Actress & Entertainer - Maggie Wheeler

    in Self Help

    Maggie Wheeler is an internationally well-known actress and entertainer.  She is most notably known as the character of Janice on NBC’s hit series Friends.  She has been seen on numerous television shows including Seinfeld, Everybody Loves Raymond, ER and many more. She appeared in the Disney’s remake of The Parent Trap and has voiced many animated characters including Odile the evil bird princess in Barbie Swan Lake.  Maggie also won the best actress award at the Cinetex Comedy Film Festival for her role in the independent film “New Years Day.”


    Maggie is also a singer, songwriter, choir director and dynamic workshop facilitator and also runs workshops for Theatre companies in Los Angeles, missionaries at the University of San Diego, women’s groups, community gatherings, and together with Emile Dyer, has traveled a Civil Rights music program for children. Visit www.maggiewheeler.net and http://goldenbridgechoir.com


    Get the Off the Grid Into the Heart CD by Sister Jenna.  Visit our website, Like America Meditating on FB & Follow us on Twitter.

  • 00:46

    Leslie Lewis: Actress, Writer, Producer

    in Movies

    Rising star Leslie Lewis drops by to talk about her key role in With Child, an indie gem of a film nominated for Best World Showcase at the 2015 SoHo International Film Festival. She will also discuss her other acting experience and projects. Her film credits include: Dead Broke, Starving Hysterical Naked, Almost in Love, The Better Man, Chaos Theory, Area Q, and Locked in a Garage Band. However, Leslie is probably best known for creating and starring in Miracle in Rwanda, a one-woman live show based on the life of Immaculée Ilibagiza, who survived the Rwandan genocide in 1994. Over 10,000 theatergoers in six continents have seen the show. This talented actress also played Dorothy Dandridge in another one-woman show titled Yesterday Came Too Soon at the National Black Theatre in Harlem.


    Leslie’s role in With Child is her first appearance as a lead in a feature film. This unique movie tells the touching story of a widowed construction worker trying to rebuild his life as a single dad while struggling with the romantic advances of his eccentric new employer (played by Leslie). "When I read the script, I thought it would be a good fit for my first film as lead producer," Leslie explains. "I love the message of the film: What we choose now affects our past.”

  • 02:00

    PTRN Presents - Nature Magic w/Selena Fox & Circle Talk

    in Spirituality

    7 PM CST - Nature Magic with Selena Fox:   Sacred Places & Community Festivals - Join Rev. Selena Fox as she continues her May series on Sacred Places.  Tonight we learn about visiting and developing relationships with sacred sites that are festival grounds for spirituals communities.


    8 PM CST - Circle Talk with Deb Rose:  Tonight's Topic - Brian Henke  Join Deb Rose tonight as she is joined by Brian Henke in the continuing discussion with the musicians who wll be performing at this year's Pagan Spirit Gathering in Northern Illinois this June.


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    Music for PTRN open and close provided by SJ Tucker, For more music and information, please visit http://sjtucker.com/

  • 00:27

    Harold Dennis / Actor and Producer

    in Radio

    Harold Dennis has been a working actor since 1997.  He founded the Actin'Up Performance Troop in 1998.  At that same time Harold was cast in the hit blues musical called "I Was There When The Blues Was Red Hot".  He stayed with that production for 171 shows.  He's studied at Eta Cultural Arts Foundation, Sarantos Studios for acting and The Green Shirt Studio for the Meisner Technique, accumulating 16 years of training.  He's a board member of the Black Harvest Film Festival Community Council, a staff member of the Midwest Film Festival.  He's taught acting workshops and the UNA Global Wake Up Film Festival and the Bronzeville Film Festival and has been a panelist himself on multiple occassions.  He's currently producing 2 feature films.  Harold has acted in well over 100 films and you can view his credits at: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1815557/

  • 01:01

    Interview with Sandy Peckinpah

    in Writing

    Sandy Peckinpah is a fiery redhead who never gave up. She mentors woman through those great big life challenges to find meaning and purpose in the next chapter. She is an award-winning author, a lifestyle mentor, writing coach, and a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist® with the Grief Recovery Institute in Los Angeles.


    She discovered the power in storytelling when she wrote her first book after her daughter was born with a facial defect. Rosey…the Imperfect Angel was a magical fairy tale that focused on the beauty of imperfection. It was recorded as a CD, and starred actress, Melissa Gilbert (best known for “Little House on the Prairie”). It made it all the way to the Grammy Ballot in 2009.


    Her newest book, “How to Survive the Worst that can Happen,” a parent’s guide to healing after the loss of a child is based on her own insight and experiences in the tragic loss of her 16 year old son. The book recently won several awards including the Pinnacle Book Award, The New York Book Festival Award, The USA Book News Award, The London Book Festival Award, and the Readers Favorite Award.


    Sandy’s website and blog focuses on resilience and transformation no matter what the challenge.  She encourages women to define the next act of their lives using their past life story as a stepping stone to transforming the next act with passion, purpose, and possibility.


    Website and Blog: www.SandyPeckinpah.com


    Facebook: Sandy Peckinpah


    Twitter: @SandyPeckinpah

  • 01:29

    Plum Luv Foods Season 2 Episode 14 Matt Kourie from Best Wings LI

    in Food

    This episode is all about chicken wings and we are joined by one of the leading authorities on the subject Matt Kourie from Best Wings LI. (www.bestwingsli.com) Matt is all about the wings and has eaten enough to feed a small third world country. Matt is a musician turned wing man and is amazwing at finding the best wings in the world! Not to mention being co-founder of the Ny Best Wings festival.  Wings Beer and Laughs, not much will make this show any better!

  • 00:41

    Weather The Storm Like HIM

    in Radio

    Dwayne Culpepper aka Tha Corinth. performs, writes and produces Gospel Hip Hop Music. Starting at the age of 6 and now one of the best Gospel Hip Hop Artist to date. Within the likes of Lecrae, Da Truth, Flame, just to name a select few. Tha Corinth has set the bar for the excellence to achieve what artist Lecrae has already done.
     


    Bringing the Gospel to the Body of Christ. And Current C.E.O./Owner of CentrestoneMedia Group. With a debut cd, The Storm Is Over in 2010 available on cd baby.com. Currently Recording his Sophmore cd 'The Storms Aftermath" Due out in  2015. With the current working of his E.P. Undisputed slated for a 2014 release on his own co-owned independent label. Preparing more concert dates in 2014-2015 with big Highlighted performances with some of the biggest names in Gospel. Will make the mark for such an artist of this caliber.


    With Partner & Co-owner Michael Osborne is currently readying Tha Corinth to go national in 2015. With a national marketing deal with John Betancourt. Performances at The Big Ticket Festival, Spirit Midwest Festival, 2nd Place in Club 3Degrees Christian Concert. And Releasing video "Letters To God"alongside launching CentrestoneMedia.com has garnered 7000 followers. Has prepared and paved the way for a monumental debut release  for national artist Tha Corinth.


    Broadcast Focal Scripture:


    James 1:2-4

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