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Cinema has always been a part of Jeremy Thomas' life.His extensive output of over fifty films. In 1986 Thomas produced Bernardo Bertolucci’s epic The Last Emperor, an independently financed project that was three years in the making. A commercial and critical triumph, the film swept the board at the 1987 Academy Awards, garnering an outstanding nine Oscars including Best Picture. Thomas has since completed many films including Bertolucci’s film of Paul Bowles’ The Sheltering Sky, along with Little Buddha and Stealing Beauty, Karel Reisz’s film of Arthur Miller’s screenplay Everybody Wins, and David Cronenberg’s films of William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch and J.G. Ballard’s Crash. Recent credits include Sexy Beast, Rabbit-Proof Fence, Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Dreamers, Wim Wenders’ Don’t Come Knocking, Richard Linklater’s Fast Food Nation. Thomas’ recent releases include David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method, with Viggo Mortensen. At Toronto 2012, Thomas launched the epic adventure Kon-Tiki directed by Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg, which was nominated for both a Golden Globe an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. Thomas has been the recipient of many awards throughout the world, including the Michael Balcon Award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema from BAFTA, and Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema at the European Film Awards. He has been President of the Jury at the Tokyo, San Sebastian, Berlin and Cannes film festivals and has also served on the main Jury at Cannes. Thomas was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours.You can email your questions to email@example.com Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on Twitter @123Film
I have spent the past two years -- off and on -- teaching Shakespeare to adjudicated youth here in the city of Detroit. I don't talk much about it, so I thought I would share a little bit about what has been an incredible experience.
My students are amazing! We just finished our latest semester last weekend. This semester was different than previous semesters as my life has become more intentional in the past 18 months. I know my purpose. I always knew I wanted to share my art, but I didn't know exactly what that art looked like. I have been a writer. I have been an actor. I have been a comedian. Finding Shakespeare in Detroit has changed every aspect of my life. And, so, this semester it was very important for me to know and feel that I was making a real impact as a teacher. Sometimes, evidence of your success doesn't come in the form of some loud, elaborate declaration. There are times, when figuring out if you are doing the right thing or not can be as quiet and subtle as a fist bump.
I hope you'll check out the latest episode of Detroit Meets the Bard!
TODAY'S MESSAGE IS FOR US PEACEFUL; LOVING COMPASSIONATE SOULS WHO WANTS TO LOVE EVERY BODY!
DO YOU SEE YOUR SELF AS A GIVER?
DO YOU SEE YOUR SELF AS A HUMANITARIAN?
If you're a men, do you love to rescue damsels in distress?
If you're a women, do you love to mother the "little boy" in their men?
Are you home, family, or community oriented, loving, warm, understanding, compassionate, responsible and reliable and interested in pleasing others.
IF FACT DO YOU GET MORE JOY IN PLEASING OTHERS?
Are you are an excellent caretaker and provider, and enjoy being of service to others, and this is especially true with your family and friends. Does you life revolves around home and family, and your parenting instincts are very strong. The word domestic most likely describes you well, and one job you would love is being a stay at home parent.
IF THIS IS YOU PLEASE TUNE INTO TODAY'S SHOW?
Well, 2015 is almost here- the year Micheal J. Fox went "Back to the Future" and we may not have flying cars yet, but we do have something almost as cool:
Actor and Comedian John Lehr from the Hit HULU series, "Quick Draw" stops in to help us wrap-up a year full of Police Corruption, Dysfunctional Politics, Racial Tensions, and Ebola Mania!
Also, some of this past year's guests, Cecily McMillan, will be calling in with their New Year's Resolutions, plus some big announcements about our show, lots of end of the year (possibly even end of the world) comedy, and phone lines will be open for our fans to call in and help us say goodbye to another screwed up year!
So charge up your Flux Capacitor and join us for all The Futuristic New Speak We Can Teleport Into Your Primitive Little Ear Holes!
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A Discussion of Libertarian Politics in Delaware and Across the Nation, with a Little Bit of Music Thrown In, Just for Fun.
La Mar Gunn Gets a Recount
Vermont Pulls the Plug on Single Payer
David Collum's 2014 Year in Review
You Ain't All That
by Big George Jackson Blues Band
Auld Lang Syne
by Bear Rose
Podsafe music courtesy of Music Alley
Collum 2014 Review Interview (One Hour)
Grab a cup of coffee and join us every Sunday morning 9:30 - 10:00 AM Eastern on BigDawg Music Mafia Radio for current news 'intertwined' with fast moving talk and good, clean fun with the legendary Jimmy Jay and Trade Martin - two seasoned professionals in the entertainment industry.
Trade Martin: While performing his high-energy night club act, Trade's audience is usually unaware that he has acted opposite prominent television and movie stars Frank Vincent (Soprano's & Goodfellow's), and the well-respected character actor, Vince Pastore in the feature film thriller, "West New York", composed and conducted movie scores, and arranged & produced a Grammy Award winning album by B.B. King.
Jimmy Jay: Host of the Rewind Show and is known as the "DJ of the Stars". Jimmy says "It's a Very Long Story...go to RewindShow.com and PartyMaker.com to learn a little...one thing for sure is I have a Rockin' Wife!"
"START YOUR WEEK OFF.....RIGHT...!!!"
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A SPECIAL Down and Dirty Sports with Laura Leigh and Steve Hamilton. We'll wrap up the season in NCAA Football so far, talk about Laura's coverage of the Heart of Dallas Boal, and what we expect in the next week including the First Ever College Football Playoffs!! So take a break from cleaning up after Christmas and join us for a fun show. Hey, we may even throw a little politics and end of 2014 hope for the New Year in. Plus, we'll be taking your calls (646) 716-7039 :)
Here is a show about the opinons and comedic stray rants from the minds that bring you this great quote...Where nothing is ever accomplished, and greatness is always achieved. So come get the Low down, down low because you have to get down to the ground or give us a hand cause we are both little people. Come join all the craziness that will be achieved on this chaotic journey of hilariousness and epic proportions. So tune in to see who comes on the show, or who we drag in with us. Check our facebook page at www.facebook.com/blksheepradio at least an hour before the show for the google hangout and show links..We will start promptly at 9pmish est/8pmish cst every Saturday night. The number to call in to speak with us is 805 830 8338!
Let's Talk About Leadership And How It Applies To The Way, We As Black Folks Fuction. Really Who Are These People Parading Around As Our So-Called Leaders And Why Should We Trust Them. Who The FUCK Are These People And How In The FUCK Have They Been Appointed OUR LEADERS? Is There A Test They Must Be Passed To Prosess That Responsibility To Lead A People That Are Oh So Lost Or Can You Get The Job As A Walk On? They Say With GREAT POWER Comes Great Responsibility....So Are Our So-Called Leaders Stepping Up To The Plate And Hitting Home Run's Or Just Foul Ball's....Let Settle This Once And For ALL FAMILY. Also We'll Talk About Sell-Out's And What Defines Someone As Such?......On this episode (I)Mr. Black and Sistar Tria will mix a little bit of music, poetry, and comedy to speak on how The System Of White Supremacy is taking over black culture, and also on events that happened during the week that effected the black experience of those living in Amerikkka and around the world....Callers Are Welcome To Partake In The Conversation....As A Matter Of Fact This Basically Is A Free Style....The Call in Number is 1-347-850-8030....Oh Yeah, The Theme Is.....Take Me To Your Leader Or Lead, Follow Or Get Out The Way!
Steamfunk horror writer, and poet, Valjeanne Jeffers is a semi-finalist for the Rita Dove Poetry Award. Valjeanne's works have been included in several steamfunk collections such as 31 Steamy Days of Mocha, Lunewing, and many anthologies of poetry such as The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South and Drumvoices Revue. Valjeanne is a gradute of Spelman College and member of Carolina African American Writer’s Collective.
Steamfunk: a taking of African/African American culture mixed into the steampunk genre.
Immortal III: Stealer of Souls is the second book Valjeanne has read from here on Avid Reader Nation.
“The old woman laughed out loud, unbuttoned her calico shift and let it fall to her ankles. Annabelle kicked free of it, and pulled the pins from her hair. Naked in the moonlight, she whispered his name…“ They thought it was over. The werewolves Joan, Consuela, José and Mark, fought to save Tundra. Now they sit on Topaz’s High Council where they’re feeding the hungry, tackling race riots, rebuilding their world. But a daemon walks their streets by night. He knows about the little girl with the big secret. He knows all about her mirror and of the ancient evil that’s been awakened. A new war has just begun.
Valjeanne's first reading on The Bonafide Literary Show
Valjeanne Jeffer's Official Website
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Funky beats, a rhythm that will keep you moving and meditating. One of the better CONNECTIONS you're find on the Internet. Donald Grammer cuts, blends, mixes jazz fusion, like no one else. Music is the universal language. When you have a great song on, it can mood you, and entice. Close your eyes and hear new concepts and realisms with notes jumping off the graph. Half notes, quarter notes, hip hop, R&B, fused with jazz and a spectrum of melody you won't forget. Donald Grammer and a little bit of me, Tolliver.
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