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On today's show, Marie shares books she's reviewing and what's coming up at the Boston Public Library. Plus, listen in to find out what's happening on Concert Window, Second Life and what's on the bestsellers list. Let's connect on Twitter and Pinterest!
Featured Book (s)
Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield
Marie interviews Gentle Heron of Virtual Ability in Second Life. Virtual Ability, Inc. is a non-profit based in Colorado. Its mission is to enable people with a wide range of disabilities by providing a supporting environment for them to enter and thrive in online virtual worlds like Second Life. This weekend (November 13-14) is the International Disability Rights Affirmation Conference. The theme is: It’s All About the People. Listen in to learn more about Gentle's work, Virtual Ability, Inc and the upcoming conference. Make sure to check out Virtual Ability's page. Connect with Marie on Twitter and Pinterest!
Marie is pleased to have Emma Portilo & Johannes1977 Resident to discuss Art in Hats Team Diabetes of Second Life. This is one of the biggest annual events in Second Life. A committed team of organizers, artists, designers and residents make this event possible. Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association. The mission of Team Diabetes of Second Life is to raise awareness, tolerance, and funds for diabetes in the virtual world of Second Life.
Listen in to learn more about their work, team diabetes of SL, and ways to get involved. Make sure to check out Team Diabetes of SL's page. Connect with Marie on Twitter and Pinterest!
Music by Singer/Songwriter SaraMarie Philly
Songwriter/Photographer James Olmos joins me in the studio to share his inspirations, music and photography. James performed today at Gallery Rouge to a packed house. His next show is at the Refuge at 3pm slt. Make sure to check out his website for shows.Tell your friends and follow us on Twitter & Pinterest!
About James Olmos
Songwriter & Photographer finds creative outlets through life's moments. His inspiration and muse, along with his medium often changes as he discovers and crosses new paths. His social network posts range from songs he's written, photographs captured and blog ramblings about his philosophical thoughts and life's moments. He also enjoys a healthful lifestyle and passionate about obstacle course racing (OCR), mud runs, trail runs and the all-out, kick ass times while breathing, living and journeying through life's moments.
Jennifer, a high school junior from Beverly Hills, falls in love with the handsome young Ken, who works at her father’s Panama City Florida beach-front hotel. While preparing for the competition, they must overcome scheming dance partners, a meddling father and their own doubts in order for their love – and their chances at winning – to prevail.
Watch the trailer here - www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-zgY0tahXA
Meet the cast here - www.dancinitson.com/about.html
Check out the film on IMDB - www.imdb.com/title/tt2598580/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Today is a show of firsts! This week (November 2-6) marks the First Media Literacy Week in the US. The mission of Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today.To celebrate and increase awareness about this historic event, Marie interviews Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, the first Executive Director of the National Association for Media Literacy Education. The NAMLE vision is to help individuals of all ages develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression that they need to be critical thinkers, effective communicators and active citizens in today’s world. Listen in to learn more about NAMLE's mission, events happening this week and ways to join NAMLE as a member. Check out a recent PSA, written by Alicia Haywood. Featuring Joey Papa. Produced by Skies Fall. Spread the word: #MediaLitWk
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On today's show, Marie interviews Margaret Butler, Komera Executive Director and Founder. Ms. Butler brings a background in teaching, international development and non-profit management to Komera. Margaret spent a year in Rwanda working with Partners In Health and The Clinton Foundation in health-related projects where, in addition, she was naturally drawn towards education-related projects. Margaret founded Komera (formerly the Komera Project) while in Rwanda as she recognized the need to focus on girls’ education. Join us to hear about the ground breaking work of Komera. Everyone is invited to get involved .On Sunday, November 1 from 12-2pm, spin with Komera and go GIRL global to provide solar lamps for girls in rural Rwanda. Let's connect on Twitter and Pinterest!
In Rwanda, “Komera” means “be strong, have courage.” Komera develops self-confident young women through education, community and sport.
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)
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes author Marie Lu to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss her amazing literary journey and what it's been like to share her gift of writing with the world. The two also discuss her new book THE ROSE SOCIETY.
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
This month our featured author is Marie Pizano who will join us to talk about her book, From Barefoot to Stilettos. Join as we hear an amazing story of someone who never quit. Through explorations of her own past and present tense, Marie reflects on how the sum of her trials and triumphs shaped her into the empowered woman she became during her incessant quest to find her...
Marie has an amazing story. This is a can't miss show.
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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)
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