• 00:45

    V.O.T.M.: DEDICATION TO MARY J. BLIGE

    in Music

    JOIN US AS WE LISTEN TO PAST TUNES OF THE LEGENDARY SINGER OF R&B HIP-HOP! EXPLORE HER TRIUMPHS AND DOWN FALLS AS WE DEDICATE THIS SEGMENT TO THE QUEEN OF R&B HIP-HOP.

  • 00:40

    The Light of Humanity - Healing with Dolphins: Mary J. Getten

    in Spirituality

    The Light of Humanity Show  - Healing with Dolphins


    Guest: Mary J. Getten


    Topic of Inspiration: Healing with dolphin energy. Connecting with the healing energy of dolphins via the telepathic and heart-to-heart connection. In this broadcast we talk about how to allow dolphin energy to heal you on every level. 


    “When you look into the eye of a dolphin its timeless, the world disappears and you feel all the love that they have.” 


    ~Mary J. Getten


    Our "Inspirationcasts" are good news radio broadcasts featuring people that are "lighting up the earth" in positively wonderful ways. We show people it's cool to be kind and the experiences that are created from these acts of goodness create magical moments and wonderful stories that demand re-telling and even re-creating.


    Teacher of Light: Molly Friedenfeld


    Violet Wisdom Website: www.violetwisdom.com


    Mary J. Getten Website: www.marygetten.com


    Dolphin Heart World website: www.dolphinheartworld.com


    Find us on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/friedenfeld4444


    Find us on Twitter:  @friedenfeld4444


    Music bed: www.danosongs.com

  • 00:59

    HOLLYWOOD A-LISTERS, A&R EXECUTIVES, CELEBRITY NEWS, SMALL BUSINESS

    in Radio

    Eddie "A&R Eddie" Fourcell is currently head of A&R for Mary J. Blige's Matriarch Entertainment/Universal Music Group and head of 4Cell Entertainment, where he manages up and coming songstress Maryland Lavon. 
    His rise to a career as an A&R started in high school at the age of 17 years old when he was rewarded an internship with Island Def Jam through the schools internship program. At the time, the label was home to superstar heavyweights Jay Z, Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Rick Ross, Fabolous, and Young Jeezy, just to name a few. After making several connections and networking within the company, Eddie was able to partner with industry heavyweights that saw management opportunities for artist/producers/songwriters and after graduating from College, was asked to intern for Mary J. Blige's newly created record label, Matriarch Entertainment. In less than a year of interning there, he was asked by CEO and manager/husband to Mary J. Blige to work as lead A&R on Ms. Blige's 11th studio album, My Life II: The Journey Continues (2011).


     


    While at the company he has worked as an A&R on Ms. Blige's Think Like A Man 2 Soundtrack and Mary's most recent critically acclaimed masterpiece The London Session. He has also worked on projects for label artist Starshell.

    A&R Eddie's ability to spot raw talent and develop them makes him amongst the hottest A&R's making a meaningful impact within the music industry. 

  • 00:59

    Problem Solving in Genealogical Research with Mary M.Tedesco

    in History

     


    Problem Solving in Genealogical Research
    (Strategies / ideas for breaking through your genealogy brick walls.)


    MARY M. TEDESCO is a professional genealogist, speaker, and author. She is a Host / Genealogist on the PBS TV series Genealogy Roadshow (season 2) and the Founder of ORIGINS ITALY. Mary speaks Italian and travels often to Italy to conduct client genealogical research and visit family. Mary is the co-author of Tracing Your Italian Ancestors an 84-page Italian research guide published by Moorshead Magazines. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Boston University and a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University’s Center for Professional Education. In addition to her Italian ancestry (Calabria, Trentino-Alto Adige, and Tuscany) on her father’s side, she also has deep American roots (German, Irish, Danish & English) on her mother’s side and is proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Mary is a member of a number of local and national genealogical societies and serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Genealogical Council. She can be contacted at www.originsitaly.com


     

  • 00:52

    Marisa de los Santos, Mary Norris & Charles Finch

    in Books

    Don't miss the hour we're spending with two New York Times best-selling novelists and a Common Queen. We'll also give away the books we're featuring, as we talk with:



    Marisa de los Santos. Her newly released novel The Precious One tells the story of half-sisters Taisy and Willow, told from their alternating points of view. Brought together by their father, it's a book about family secrets, lost love and dangerous obsession.
    Mary Norris. A copy editor at The New Yorker for more than 30 years, her warm and humorous memoir Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen is not so much about a need for perfect grammar, but about a love for words and language.
    Charles Finch. His stand-alone novel The Last Enchantments came out in paperback earlier this month. In it, a Yale grad whose work in politics leads to disappointment finds himself caught in a whirlwind of unexpected friendships, and romantic entanglements, that threaten his safe plans.


    Hosted by Cindy Wolfe Boynton. Visit the Literary New England blog for more book giveaways, author talk, event information and to listen to past episodes -- book-tatstic updates posted regularly! 

  • 00:31

    The Relationship between Mary and Elizabeth

    in Prayer

    Elizabeth recognizes the unique blessedness of Mary (blessed are you among women) because of the child she bears (blessed is the child you will bear). The remark is rhetorical and should not be read as if Mary is the most blessed of all women. It means she is "very pleased" (compare Judg 5:24; Song 1:8). The attitude of Elizabeth is representative of what Luke desires in any believer. What a joy to share in the events associated with Jesus. What a joy to share life with him

  • 02:56

    Deak Harp, Mary Hott, Bill Phillippe & Couch Kid New Music Kelly Richey

    in Music

    Show # 263 - Live, Uncut & Uncensored Conversations With "Musicians You Should Know"


    Deak Harp is a master of the Mississippi Saxophone - or harmonica as most know it by. Oh, and he can also play guitar with the best of them. He now owns his own business in Clarksdale and ships his custom harmonicas around the globe. Deak and I will explore his life and career and we will share tunes from his album Clarksdale Breakdown.


    Mary Hott has spent most of her career in a supporting role, working as a session vocalist in NYC and spending time at Berklee School of Music in Boston Her debut album Shaman Lover is her time to step into the spotlight with help from Billy Thompson on guitar and also as musical director. Mary and I will explore her career and life and share the music from the new album. 


    Bill Phillippe, is a talented solo acoustic guitarist with stylings from the pre-war blues era.  His album, Ghosts, is a collection of originals and songs which Bill has imprinted with his personal stamp. We'll explore his career and the last 20 years of playing all around San Franciso.


    Kelly Richey first Sat On The Couch in Dec. 2010 and then again in Feb. 2013.  Tonight she wil join me to talk about the new music she is recording and releasing slowly.  The album doesn't even have a title yet! We will also talk about her new band, her guitar instruction platform and continuing with her life coaching.

  • 00:12

    Mary J. Blige: 'When I Decided to Make a Change in My Life, I Went to God'

    in Entertainment

    (Gospel Light Minute #141)


    She is a singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. She has sold more than 50 million albums and 15 million singles worldwide. She has received nine Grammy Awards as well as thirty Grammy nominations, and she is the only artist to have won Grammys in the R&B, Rap, Pop, and Gospel fields. Eight of her albums have reached multi-platinum status in the United States. According to  Rolling Stone, Time, and Vibe Magazines, her album "My Life" is considered among the greatest albums ever recorded. In 2007, she was named to TIME Magazine's 100 list of influential individuals around the world. Alongside her success in music, she has earned high remarks for her work in film. 


    Although she grew up in Pentecostal churches and got her singing start there, she says, "I wasn't a Christian when I was a child, I just went to church. I understood from childhood that there was something really big watching over me and it was God. And I was afraid to steal and lie. I was afraid to do anything that was wrong. I always got this feeling like, 'Uh oh.' But I understand better now who God is now that I've become a woman and a Christian."


    She went on to say, "It was later [in life], when I gave my life to Jesus Christ, that I found out who I am. I'm a child of God. God is my mommy, my daddy. That's the only thing that'll keep my head up. If I don't remember who I am in him, I'm done....When I became a Christian, it was something I had to do because my whole life as a young adult was so bad. Things were just so bad that when I decided to make a change in my life, I went to God about my life. And he led me to other Christians, like my husband, like my pastor. And I started studying the Word. Now I get it. I understand it more, through the Word. That's why I know God is love."


    Her name is Mary J. Blige.

  • 00:32

    Independent Everything: LIVE with M2M/SMG Rap Artist ~ Ladii Blayze

    in Music

    Born March 29,1990 to Cheryl Denise Wynn and Robert Kenneth Wynn, Sr.,  Brittni C. Wynn, better known by Blayze or Ladii Blayze, has always had a passion for music even as a small child.  Interested in all different types of music from Hip-Hop to Country and R&B/Soul to Rock. Her favorite artists are 2pac, Mary J Blige, August Alsina, K Michelle, Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Kem, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Rascal Flatts, Luke Bryant, Paramore, and Evanescence…  just to name a few. Major inspirations are artists such as Mary J Blige, K Michelle, and August Alsina, because she can relate to all of these artists in certain ways.  Always putting God first and family second, her most important goal to her is becoming successful and to be able to take care of her family.  Brittni’s parents split and divorced when she was only 12 years old. This hit her in the hardest way and she turned to music as an outlet. Watching the struggle of her mother being a single parent and having to support four kids on her own, Brittni got her first job at the age of 16. Her mother is her main inspiration, along with her father and siblings, as well as her niece and four nephews. In 2012, at the young age of 22, Brittni became legally blind. This journey has not been easy for her, however she is determined to make it for her family. 


    In 2013, Ladii Blayze released her first EP, under Metal 2 Music Records. She continues to work hard and put out music and is planning to release “I Am Blayze,” the album, in March 2015.  She is an MTV.com/VH1 artist.  Currently you can find her music being played on Spotify, Beats Music, iTunes, SoundCloud, YouTube, Rdio and all of the other fine digital download and streaming sites. 


    From emotional to the mental to the inspirational, I don’t stop. I don’t break. I prosper. I soar and Fly high. For…I AM BLAYZE.


     

  • 00:58

    Healing Words, Life Lessons to Inspire with Mary Ellen Ciganovich

    in Spirituality

    Healing Words, Life Lessons to Inspire with Mary Ellen Ciganovich


    Author Mary Ellen Ciganovich is no stranger to life’s uncertainties. She has prevailed over two major illnesses, an abusive childhood, and the difficulties of single parenthood to become a whole and dynamic person. She shares that hard-won knowledge in her extraordinary book, Healing Words: Life Lessons to Inspire.


    This collection of inspirational writings offers encouragement, rare insight, and words of wisdom to gently guide toward finding that bottomless well of strength that dwells within us all.


    For more information visit: http://www.askmaryellen.com/

  • 01:31

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