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Today's show highlights new books, live music and upcoming shows in Second Life and Concert Window. First up, Marie shares what's on the bestsellers List. Let's connect on Twitter and Pinterest!
Regulating Desire: From the Virtuous Maiden to the Purity Princess by J. Shoshanna Ehrlich
The Book of Night Women by Marlon James
Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Adichie
Claire of the Sea Light by Edwige Danticat
Music by James Olmos
On today's show, Marie dishes about her local festival and community events in the greater Boston area. Then, you'll learn what's on the bestsellers list for this week. Listen in to find out what's happening on Concert Window and Second Life. Lot of great shows coming up. Let's connect on Twitter and Pinterest!
Featured Book (s)
Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me? (and other concerns)
On today's show, Marie interviews Be The Match event organizers, Brianna Beresford and Katsii Tennen about the mission of the organization, how to get involved and upcoming fundraiser on Saturday, October 17 from 12:00p-6pm slt. If you are in Second Life, make sure to join us to support this life saving organization. Let's connect on Twitter and Pinterest!
About Be The Match
For the thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, a cure exists. Over the past 25 years Be The Match ® , operated by the National Marrow Donor Program ® (NMDP), has managed the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world. We work every day to save lives through transplant. Check out the Be The Match website for ways to get involved today: http://www.bethematchfoundation.org/goto/BWBTM
in Pop Culture
On today's show, Marie recaps books she's reading and television shows that she loves. TGIT! It's Shonda Rhimes night and you know what that means...Are you a fan of Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How To Get Away with Murder? Message me about your favorite character and story line on Twitter or Pinterest. Plus, listen in to find out which live music shows I'll be checking out this week on Concert Window and in Second Life. There are a lot of great events going on in SL this weekend. MrMulti and Meetu Hannu-Writer perfom on Friday at 5pm slt. Then on Sunday at noon slt, James Olmos returns to Gallery Rouge in Second Life. Let's connect on Twitter and Pinterest!
Featured Book (s)
Today's show features Musicians James Olmos, Tukso Okey, Noma Falta, Danny Gali, Oscar Butler, Tim Behrens and Jordan Reyne. Marie also shares the work of NonProfit Commons, SafeNight and TechSoup. Stay connected on twitter!
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions.
SafeNight is a mobile app that alerts individual donors to fund hotel rooms when local domestic violence shelters are full. Agencies use a web-based tool to send a request for emergency funding and donors receive an opportunity to pay via SafeNight.
Today's show is all about music, arts, book news and current events in Second Life. Call in to chat with me and ask questions during the live show. Follow us on twitter to stay connected!
About Michael Wells
Mic started writing songs in his mid-teens. Many of his songs have been high on the internet charts. His songs have been played by many radio stations like WUSB, and internet stations like Butterfly Radio and IndieSpectrum. His song “Random Kisses” was chosen for the end credits of the documentary, “Cut Poison Burn”. Mic is a multi-talented artist. His voice is versatile and expressive. He plays acoustic and electric guitar and piano/synth keyboards. He sings and plays original songs and cover songs from the heart. He is a well known Second Life top artist, and plays live gigs in locals clubs too. His improvisations are legendary. He is becoming well known for his originals and has over three hours of original songs, and tons of cover songs ready to play. He is a pioneer in online music, and regularly collaborates and dual/triple streams over the internet with his band, Unresolved. Add to his other talents his engaging personality and sense of humor and you get a heck of a good show.
Michael Wells (aka Mrmulti Writer) and his partner Susan Naples (aka Meetu Hannu-Writer) perform monthly at Gallery Rouge and all over the grid in Second Life.
Talk! with Marie Presents New books, Music by Offiong Bassey, upcoming shows on Concert Window & Second Life Events. Follow us on Twitter.
About Offiong Bassey
Singer/songwriter and poet, Offiong Bassey, is an exciting artist who draws upon the numerous influences that have touched her life. As the first generation from her Nigerian family born in the U.S., the soul, jazz, and gospel music of America reside within her just as comfortably as the musical traditions of West Africa. She brings to them her unique ear for harmonies and phrasing, her ground-shaking, power vocals, and her unmatched versatility to create music that is fresh, inspiring, and just plain fun. Her talent has garnered praise from diverse audiences, including South African youth in Johannesburg, attendees at the U.S. Africa Business Summit in Washington D.C., to Jazz enthusiasts at the world-renowned Scullers Jazz Club and RegattaBar venues in her hometown of Boston. She was honored to perform for the Obong (King) of Calabar, Nigeria and the Governor of Cross River State, Nigeria.
Book (s) Featured:
100 essential modern poems by women by Joseph Parisi and Kathleen Welton
Join Talk! with Marie for the lastest scoop on what's going in Second Life, Concert Window and Greater Boston area this weekend. First, news and music from Red Heaven. Then, Tukso Okey had a full line up in Second Life on Saturday. His final 2 hour show was at Odd Sock Gallery http://slurl.com/secondlife/Fantasy%20Beach/87/170/3058
One of my favorite libraries in Boston has closed for renovations. Special thanks to all the librarians at the JP branch for all their support and service. Lot of the books I share on this show I borrow from various public libraries wherever I am.
Featured Music by
Red Heaven Live
Marie is passionate about music, books, arts, non-profit organizations and creative events. This segment highlights her favorite musicians and books on the bestsellers list. Check out Indiebound for more news on books. On Friday, August 7 MrMulti Writer (Michael Wells) and Meetu Hannu-Writer will perform at Gallery Rouge, 5pm slt in Second Life. What's on your summer reading list? Tell me on Twitter. Special thanks to all my followers. Thank you for listening to the show.
Featured Music by
Red Heaven Live
Michael Wells & Susan Naples
Happy 4th! Listen to my new music discovery right at the start of the show. I accidently found The Painted Pianos-Go (Ft. Olmos) on SoundCloud. This week, I made it to Me & You with Mic and Meetu Writer on Concert Window and Tranquil Cafe. On Friday, I popped in The Lost Unicorn Gallery event for the Magical Collection by Pam Estonia and Magissa Denver. Seth Regan (aka Mankind Tracer) was the featured artist. To end my Friday night, I stopped by Nashville Row for James Olmos concert which continued until wee hour of Saturday morning. James Olmos is one of those rare musicians who actually enjoys engaging with his fans. I was beyond amazed when he turned one of my poems into a song which he sang live! The highlight of my crazy week. Red Heaven performed their farewell show at Templemore in Second Life. I hope it's only for the summer and the band will be back in SL before the end of 2015. There are lot of festivities and hunts going on in Second Life this month. Be sure to make it to some of the live music shows and literary events going on. As always, Sunday is packed with open mic poetry from morning to night. Be sure to follow me on twitter and Blogtalkradio.
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