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Thomas Merton, contemplative, Trappist monk, poet and author, is the subject of spiritual direction for thousands of people, Catholic and nonCatholic alike. He is also one of our favorite authors! Join Lori and Alice as they take on some of Merton's greatest essays, opening up discussion on subjects such as sin, war, honesty, mercy and God's will. This is a can't-miss for Merton fans!
What Do The People Want…? Essays of Note on Black Music Post 1960s..
"To Motivate", "Take you some place else", "Inspire". These were the leading words from a group of 30 people gathered at a local party who celebrated Black History month, and then discussed culture. They were all between 25-40 something. The question Rahn and I asked was, "How does music have meaning for you, ..and what do you value today.?" Great conversations! The Essay of Note this week focuses on a journey through some Black Music emerging post the 1950's, .. Bebop, Oliver Nelson, Sun Ra, Coltrane, Soul, Aretha, Take 6. Don't miss any of Blog Talk Radio's/ Tavis Smiley networks shows. Hear what 30,000 listeners have experienced with ACC.Hear You There! Be sure to follow us now on Twitter. Be a follower @accbillbanfield Look for Bill Banfield's The jazz Urbane, ACC show's Theme Music(s) on the Jazz Urbane YOUTube channel news on the music and the grooves.
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Join the Bougie Girl as she reads a new essay, tries her hand at fan fan fiction, discusses her own personal struggles with consistently writing, gives a shout-out to poets, and gives an honorable mention to National Novel Writing Month.
Rebecka Vigus always knew she'd be a writer. Her first book, Only A Start, written in 1978 filled the wish.
She has since written a self-help book for teens and tweens, So You Think You Want to be a Mommy?
She has just finished the third book in her Macy McVannel series, Sanctuary.
Rebecka lives in an old farmhouse dreaming of warmer climates and spends her time writing, reading, and crocheting.
Victoria Zackheim is the author of the novel, The Bone Weaver, and editor of six anthologies, the last being Faith: Essays from Believers, Agnostics, and Atheists.
She adapted five essays from her first anthology, The Other Woman, and created a play that is under development. Her new play, Entangled, had its staged reading at San Francisco's Z Space Theater and is now in development with Z Space and Artistic Director Lisa Steindler.
Victoria wrote the screenplay Maidstone, a feature film now in development, and the documentary film Where Birds Never Sang: The Story of Ravensbrück and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camps, which aired nationwide on PBS.
Victoria created Women's Voices, a program now being presented across the United States, and will continue to the UK in 2015. She teaches Personal Essay in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, is a frequent speaker and instructor at writing conferences and for women's organizations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Europe. Victoria is a 2010 San Francisco Library Laureate.
Marcelle Soviero is the author of An Iridescent Life: Essays on Motherhood and Stepmotherhood. She is also the co-Editor of This is Childhood. Her award winning essays have been published in numerous publications and radio programs including The New York Times, Salon.com, Eating Well, New York Metro, Babble.com, Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers, Literary Mama, Upper East Side, Wilton, StepMom, Anderbo, Tiny Lights: A Journal of Narrative Nonfiction, and featured on The Story on National Public Radio.
In August 2012, Marcelle became the Editor-in-Chief of Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers. Brain, Child, founded in 2000, is an award winning literary magazine devoted to mothering.
Its most recent awards include a 2014 Apex award for best overall publication, and a 2014 best overall design award from Bookbuilders of Boston. Each issue of Brain, Child contains news, debates, an in-depth feature article, essays, short fiction and more. Contributors have included Pulitzer Prize-winning novelists Jane Smiley and Anne Tyler, best-selling author Barbara Ehrenreich.
Marcelle is also a private writing coach. Writers Marcelle has worked with have been published in The New York
Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Salon, Creative Nonfiction, Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking
Mothers and NPR. She is also the Host of Carousel, a 22-year running interview style TV and Internet radio show. A poet by training, Marcelle is also the author of The Body That Wants, an award winning poetry chapbook.
She has also published hundreds of nonfiction articles, including numerous feature and cover stories for Popular Science where she was an editor for seven years. Marcelle has an MFA in English/Poetry from New York University and a BA in Creative Studies from Hofstra University. She lives in Wilton with her husband and five children.
Selena Haskins is a native Washingtonian who enjoys music, spirituality, basketball, and spending quality time with her family. As a young girl, Selena always had a vivid imagination, and would tell make-believe stories to her friends. As a teenager, Selena begin to journal her personal thoughts, and write poetry. Before long, her talent for writing was recognized by her high school English teacher, who encouraged her to write articles for the school newspaper. The articles motivated Selena to write many stories and essays, mostly as a hobby. After completing high school, Selena would major in English at Johnson C. Smith University, and the University of the District of Columbia.
Although Selena would ultimately end up working in the legal and financial fields, her love for writing never stopped. She continued to participate in many local writing workshops and community outreach groups, where poetry, short stories, and other creative pieces were read as public expressions, and as a way to bring hope to the disenfranchised.
In 2013, in between working full-time, Selena completed one of her life's goals by publishing her first novel, A River Moves Forward. In her debut novel, Selena tackles issues of poverty, race, abuse, and the family dynamics. She also infuses messages of hope, love, and forgiveness, which she believes are the qualities of true humanity.
The reception of A River Moves Forward continues to be favorable, earning 5-star reviews on Amazon, and progressively gaining favor of those in her community. The enthusiastic response has motivated Selena to write a sequel, Riding the Waves.
The Halli Casser-Jayne Show will tackle the question: Is Anti-Zionism the New Anti-Semitism? when Halli welcomes her esteemed guests: Ruthie Blum, Alan Kaufman, Joshua Muravchik, Thane Rosenbaum and Jonathan Tobin.
Joining in the conversation is Ruthie Blum, the current affairs columnist for Israel Hayom. Her articles appear in the Jerusalem Post. She is the author of “To Hell in a Handbasket: Carter, Obama and the ‘Arab Spring.’”
Alan Kaufman is an American-Israeli author and the son of a Holocaust survivor. His books include Jew Boy and Drunken Angel. Kaufman was an infantry soldier in the Israel Defense Forces. His op-eds and essays have appeared in The Los Angeles Times among others. He writes a blog on Jewish and Israeli affairs for The Times of Israel.
Joshua Muravchik is a Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies. His latest book is Making David Into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel. He has contributed to the New York Times and more.
Thane Rosenbaum is a novelist, essayist, and law professor, the author of the critically acclaimed novels, The Stranger Within Sarah Stein, The Golems of Gotham. His articles, reviews and essays appear frequently in the New York Times.
Annika Henroth-Rothstein is a political advisor and writer. A native of Sweden, she writes on the topic of Israeli politics, European Jewry and human rights.
Jonathan S. Tobin is the award-winning senior online editor and chief political blogger of Commentary magazine. His work appears regularly in The New York Post and more. He lectures and appears on CNN, Fox News Channel, the BBC, NPR and more.
Dreamers Radio is pleased to welcome Frank Borne, author of The Captain and the Queen as well as Fame and Misfortune.
Taken from his website:
"Frank Borne has authored numerous non-fiction books and short essays concerning Jefferson Parish history and politics, and served as editor of The West Bank Beacon, a good-news community newspaper, for three and a half years. In 2012, he self-published his first novel, But for the Grace of God. In 2013, Astraea Press released his novel Fame and Misfortune, which has been nominated for a 2013 RONE Award. Beau Coup Publishing recently released The Captain and the Queen, for which Borne is working on a sequel, The Captain of Her Heart.
Borne serves as Chief Deputy Clerk of Court with the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court's Office in Gretna, Louisiana, where he has been employed since 1994. He graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a bachelor's degree in government and a minor in history. Borne lives in Harvey, Louisiana, with his wife Schlise."
Be sure to check out Frank Borne's various pages and grab a book or two prior to show time!
Today on the Art 4 All People airwaves we will be chatting with Leigh McCloskey about Art, transformation and healing. We will also delve into the realms of archetype, personal mythology, and the MUSE. Which is our (Art 4 All People's) Arts and Healing exhibition MUSE: The Art of Transformation and Healing. at Commonweal in Bolinas, CA.
In many ways Leigh J. McCloskey is a modern Renaissance Man. His interest, knowledge, study and learning ranges from art, music, history, religion, mythology, philo-Sophia and esotericism to string theory, quantum physics and the multidimensional nature of consciousness. He has deeply studied Hermeticism, Alchemy and Kabbalah and has hosted twice weekly philosophical salons at his home, Olandar, for over thirty years. He has written, illustrated and published six books. He lectures both nationally and internationally and has given numerous talks and presentations of his holographic art and visual philosophy. Leigh has contributed numerous essays on topics ranging from William Blake and the Heroic Imagination, the Archetypal Tarot & the Kabbalah, to Jacob Boehme and Theosophical Thought.
Leigh is also an accomplished actor whose professional career has spanned four decades. His life and works reveal remarkable artistry, vision and discipline and are a reminder that we are far more interesting than we have lead ourselves to believe. He founded Olandar Foundation for Emerging Renaissance (OFFER) as a seed idea meant to awaken our deepest knowing and to stimulate the emerging waters of imaginative renaissance & rebirth.
Dr. Yancy, Professor of Philosophy at Duquesne, works primarily in the areas of critical philosophy of race, critical whiteness studies, and philosophy of the Black experience.Today, Dr Yancy, will help us understand the killing of Michael Brown as part of America's deeply embedded racism.
GEORGE YANCY is professor in the Department of Philosophy at Duquesne University. He received his Ph.D. (with honors) in philosophy from Duquesne University. He received an M.A. in philosophy from Yale University and a B.A. (cum laude) in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh. He received a second M.A. from New York University in Black Studies. He has authored, edited, and co-edited 16 books, including Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), Look, a White! Philosophical Essays on Whiteness (Temple University Press, 2012), and Pursuing Trayvon Martin (Lexington Books, 2012). His philosophical areas of specialization are Critical Whiteness Studies, Critical Philosophy of Race and African American Philosophy.
Etan Thomas is More Than An Athlete. He’s been called a “gentle giant.” A “rebounder with a cause.” “The Poet”. Thomas defies the stereotype of the apolitical athlete, and plants his roots in his budding literary career with the conviction of a Bill Russell, and poetic finesse of Muhammad Ali. Born in Harlem and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Thomas’ childhood was surrounded by books on the civil rights movement, politics and the 1960′s. He was greatly influenced by his mother and school teacher, Deborah Thomas.
In 2005 he released a collection of poems called More Than An Athlete; In January 2013 he released Voices Of The Future a collection of poems and essays from young writers on topics such as Racism, Trayvon Martin, President Obama, Gun Violence, Aids etc. On May of 2012 he released Fatherhood (Rising To The Ultimate Challenge) and his writings have appeared in CNN, ESPN, The Washington Post, Huff Post, Hoopshype.com and slamonline, and he co-hosts the radio program "The Collision: Sports and Politics with Etan Thomas & Dave Zirin. Website etanthomas.com Twitter @etanthomas36
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