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The Art of Costume Design
The Movie Geeks examine the art of costume design with Richard La Motte, acclaimed costumer (Gods and Generals) and author of Costume Design 101. Writer/director Campbell Graham discusses his new film Anyone You Want, which premieres March 3 at the Cinequest Film Festival. Plus, the latest movie news and film reviews.
Readers who enjoy fantasy writing rejoice! Author Dot Caffrey joins the show to talk about her 2 books: Awakening Powers and Cursed Powers! She'll also talk about the third book in the trilogy, too!
With an interesting backgroundin Costume Design, Dot's characters come to life in a unique way which you'll want to make sure you're tuned in for!
Call 323 657-1493 to ask a question and join the fun!
Awakening Powers: Power and Prophecy! Seventeen-year-old Regnaryn grew up in an idyllic land among mythical beings. She believes that she is the last surviving human. Her world begins to shatter when Evil invades her dreams, demanding that she relinquish unknown powers foretold by her long-deceased mother. When Graeden, a young human male, arrives, he further disrupts her once-orderly life. Her emotions in chaos, Regnaryn flees the only home she's ever known, only to be captured by the servants of Evil from her dreams. Now she must take a stand, confronting her late mother’s prophecy while also attempting to survive and protect those she loves.
Cursed Power: Evil and an unquenchable thirst for power that even the fires of hell dare not challenge. Born with the face of an angel and cursed with the soul of a demon, Sevich desires his father’s throne, his brother’s demise and a young girl’s power.
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Today on our show I would like to welcome Liz Blzz to the show today. Liz is a Luxury Brand Stylist Designer. She will covey to you how to choose the Brand Designer that is a perfect fit for you. Liz will be discussing about choosing your design and what real choice is, the importance of a first impression, feeling based choices, how your design is the most profitable investment you can make and the the difference between hiring a professional vs hiring an amateur. Are you looking to re-brand yourself? Are you ready to make a statement with your brand? Do you want to know how your design can be a profitable investment? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then you won't want to miss this call! Listen in at www.blogtalkradio.com/lindaslounge or call in with your questions at (347) 850-8423.
Hour one: MHOX. Filippo Nassetti, Partner and Lead Desiger
MHOX is a generative design studio. It develops body extensions, objects or systems that integrate the human body to mutate its aesthetic and functional potential. Beyond the boundaries of product design, the studio engages the exploration of processes and conditions of body alteration, mutation and metamorphosis, creating communication actions and educational programs.
Hour two: Appkettle. Richard Hill, Director
XYZE is a new technology for fashion e-commerce that connects your body measurements with the clothes you’d like to buy. XYZE solves the problem of ordering the right size when shopping on-line. XYZE improves the on-line shopping experience, as shopping becomes safe and targeted. It also boosts sales and minimizes returns. All this is possible thanks to the combination of three products: on, the first wearable digital measuring tape, that automatically measures your body; their Tutorial Application, that helps users take their body measurements and create their personal digital profile; their Algorithm, that calculates users’ right size. XYZE matches users’ body measurements with different brands’ sizing specifications, providing their right size in real time.
Diamond Thomas is an award winning musician, designer, artist manager, social activist and executive host of the Diamond Blackout Show. In 2008 Diamond founded United Humanitarian Affairs Concept (UHAC), a non partisan organization that empowers Millennials. He serves on the board of directors of the John Rodriguez Foundation, The Camden ComeBack and the Human Touch Project. Diamond was awarded a Hip Hop Pioneer Award for his valuable contributions to the Hip Hop culture and community in the state of New Jersey. His passion for fresh, sound devices led him to design the Bang-Outz headphone line which is self distributed. He is the Creative Director and Curator of ESHKOSHKA GALLERY. An interactive traveling art gallery for Tastemakers. Diamond’s current enterprise has him engaging music lovers world- wide with the release of his CD, Camden: Best of the Best Volume 1 and his ongoing; Diamond Thomas Presents.. Celebrity compilation series which features Hip Hop artists in a compilation format.
in Self Help
I Love ME! Self-Love Is Not Self-ish
Join Dr. Maiysha and Coach Elliott this Friday with their special guest Imani Monica McCullough! This week’s show is titled, I Love ME! Self-Love Is Not Self-ish and is sure to be an informative show! See you Friday morning at 9a (ET)!
About our guest:
Imani Monica McCullough is the author of 3 books (You Are Not Alone, When I Was Broken, and Bittersweet), a life coach, an inspirational speaker, a retreat facilitator, and founder of YOU ARE NOT ALONE LLC (also known as “YANA”) – an organization designed to help women live more passionate and authentic lives. Through YANA, Imani has:
Partnered with another coach to design three unique retreat “journeys” for women, focusing on purpose and passion, self-love, and the realization of dreams;
Founded an online Facebook group of several hundred women (“YANA SISTERS”), where women can exchange positive energy, and words of inspiration; and
Created a meet-up group of over 800 women (“YANA SISTERS”) with monthly activities to bring together women in the Atlanta area.
An attorney by trade, Imani currently works as an employment attorney at a Fortune 14 corporation. Imani has a degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from Howard University.
Design Thinking is a human centered approach to innovation that helps uncover the sweet spot of opportunity where the needs of people, the possibilities of technology and the requirements for business success all converge. The application of the Design Thinking methodology (originating out of Stanford’s d.School) as a new approach to looking at solutions can lead to disruptive innovation in clinical trials for drug development. It allows for designing new ways of working, including the needs, challenges and insights about the complex world we work in.
In this discussion, we introduce the basic principals of Design Thinking and an understanding of how the methodology teaches empathy for the end user (the patients). We explore its ability to reframe questions and unleash innovative thinking as well as the "downside" of creative tension. Most importantly, we address how Design Thinking can drive more successful trials.
Hosted by Valerie Bowling, Executive Director of the Conference Forum, guests include:
Co-Founder, The Helber Group
Co-Founder, The Helber Group
Strategic Innovation Leader, Genentech/Roche
Kate, Jen and Komathi will also be leading a hands-on program, May 11-12 in Boston. For more information, click here.
Loraine R. Dégraff is a Duke University graduate and a recipient of a master's degree in graphic design from Pratt Institute and an advanced diploma from the Institute of Children's Literature in West Redding, Connecticut. She currently works as a health writer and educator and wellness coach.
Based on her interest in the human body’s ability to heal itself, Loraine’s writing focus turned to the area of alternative health. Her knowledge in this area laid a foundation for the writing of The Complete Guide to Growing and Using Wheatgrass. The desire to spread the message of health and wellness connected her with Health Media Group, a health marketing company that encourages individuals to take personal responsibility for their well-being by education on the fundamentals of a lifestyle that flourishes and embarked her on a study with Jordan Rubin and Beyond Organic University. This connection put her in touch with the renowned Dr. Joel Wallach and his philosophy on mineral deficiencies. Today Loraine has taken up the challenge to help heal the nation by spreading the message of hope received from “Doc Wallach" and the many other holistic doctors met through Health Media Group. Connect with Loraine through www.linkedin.com/in/lorainedegraff, www.writingthatspeaks.com or by calling (516) 603-4319.
Our guest on Metalsmith Benchalk on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM PST is San Fancisco jewerly artist, Sarah Graham.
Please join us for this live interview and participate by logging onto the chatroom or by sending a message to Whaley Studio's via Facebook Instgram or Twitter.
By incorporating innovative materials with her exceptional design sense, Sarah Graham creates jewelry that is unlike anything else; organic, textural, with a muted palate that is subtly feminine, yet substantial; unique, yet universal in its appeal. The natural inspiration behind the jewelry – whether cast directly from Jacaranda Pods and decayed wood or rendered in wax from a microscopic view of single cell marine organisms – gives her designs a texture and feel that makes them infinitely wearable. But it is the matte black finish of oxidized cobalt chrome juxtaposed with 18k yellow, rose and white gold, set with colored diamonds, that is its’ most eye-catching element.
Sarah’s statement making jewelry is exciting and elegant with a constant stream of new designs flowing from her studio every year. This, along with Sarah’s unique combination of business and retail experience, traveling, a rigorous apprenticeship and her dedication to providing amazing customer service to her clients, ensure many more years of success for Sarah Graham Metalsmithing.
Sarah is currently vice president of the American Jewelry Design Council. She currently resides in San Francisco , CA and works with a staff of seven at her Dog Patch neighborhood studio.
in Real Estate
Guest Marlee P Shaw is a multi talented & entertaining business owner of MPS Direct LLC specializing in providing for clients of Class A Apartment Properties the Commercial Patio, Pool & Site Furniture, Site Amenities,Design, and Purchasing.
Marlee P Shaw is:
Daughter to wonderful parents
Parent to 3
Grandparent to 10
Who’s Who in American Women
Nationally Certified Driving Instructor for Porsche Club of America
SMU Graduate in Marketing & Public Relations
Studied @ UCLA for Commercial interior Design & Architecture
Owner of MPS Direct LLC
Clients look to Marlee for more than furnishings as she works to create value in the relationship, and clients love her for it. When the little things really matter.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to design a new home, or a corporate office space?
How did these designers know exactly how to take a bland space and make it bold and bodacious?
Join me and my guest Nikki Klugh, the owner of one of the fastest-growing design firms in San Diego and find out how.
Not only is Nikki a phenomenal designer, she is the 2014 RADICAL Woman Award Recipient, a 2014 San Diego's Woman of the Year Nominee and 2015 Women of Influence Award Nominee.
Nikki has been officially designing for 14 years, but truly she has been evaluating, study and dissecting space and design as far back as she can remember. She leads a team of seven designers and she has served hundreds of homeowners in their home and work spaces. She has developed her own unique approach to interior design—an approach that is changing the conversation of the interior design industry. She is widely known for her sacred spaces and her inviting and accepting personality.
Nikki has designed for corporate CEOs, law firm partners, and many high-profile people across the country. She has given them a place of respite and their own personal sanctuary.
She is a wife, a Mom and a woman who exudes the entrepreneurial spirit.
Tune is on Monday, April 20th @ 8pm EST and hear the story of this amazing woman and how she is living the life of her dreams.
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