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  • 01:02

    National & International Roundtable

    in Current Events


    Don Anderson has served the sporting fraternity in Jamaica and the Caribbean for over thirty years in various administrative and management positions.  He served as the President of the Jamaica Men’s Field Hockey Association between 1979 and 1983, was elected the 2 Vice President of the Jamaica Olympic Association in 1981, a position he held until he was elected the 1 Vice President of the JOA in 1997, serving until 2013 in that capacity.  He has held managerial positions for Jamaica at the last seven Olympic Games from Seoul in 1988 through to London in 2012, serving as the Chef de Mission for the Jamaica team to the last five Olympic Games.  In this capacity he worked with Usain Bolt in the Athens, Beijing and London Games and several other top athletes.


    He is currently the Chairman of the Government’s Institute of Sports, appointed by the Prime Minister, a member of the National Council on Sports, chaired by the Prime Minister, and Chairman of the  Government’s Capacity Building and Infrastructure Committee charged with the responsibility of spearheading the establishment of the National Sports Museum of Jamaica.  Ground for this museum is expected to be broken soon.


     


  • 00:37

    Tomorrowland Review

    in Movies

    AreYouScreening.com and BFCA critic, Marc Eastman, and co-host extraordinaire, Shane Leonard, review Tomorrowland.


    Is the Disney adventure worth your time, and can George Clooney turn this apparent Disney commercial and world order propaganda film into something that is really an entertaining ride for the whole family?


    We'll let you know if this one is worth your time, and if you need to catch it in theaters.


    We'll also be answering listener questions, and giving you a preview of coming attractions.

  • 01:03

    National & International Roundtable

    in Current Events

    Patrick Sullivan is the chief executive officer of the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency. He works with the NSTA board of directors to set the long-term strategy for tourism and deliver sustainable growth for the industry.


    Patrick has been General Manager and President for both start-up and large organizations, including Indigo.ca, Toronto.com and Workopolis.com. He has also worked for Procter and Gamble, McCain Food Ltd., Moosehead Breweries Ltd., and Upper Canada Brewing Company, specializing in marketing and digital marketing.

    Patrick enjoys running and has participated in a number of marathons. In October of 2011, he completed a 250 km run across the Sahara Desert, helping to raise over $100,000 for the National Advertising Benevolent Association.  Accepting a tourism industry challenge, he recently participated in the 2013 Blue Nose Marathon.


    Sgt. Craig Marshall Smith is a 18th year veteran of Canada's national police force the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He is a descendant of both Black Loyalists who came to Nova Scotia from the USA in 1784 and Black Refugees of the War of 1812. 

    Craig is also an author and historian on African Canadian achievements and the journey of Black men and women who serve in the RCMP. 
     


     

  • 01:01

    National & International Roundtable

    in Current Events

    Professional golfer and educator Renee Powell is one of only six rican American women to ever play on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour. She is the first woman of color to be elected to membership in the PGA of America.


    She is the daughter of the late William Powell, the only African-American to design, build, own, and operate a golf course in the United States. Mr. Powell was inducted posthumously March 12, 2013, into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame.


     


    Jamie Leno Zimron Sensei- (Master Instructor) is the creator of KiAi Golf and The KiAi Way Inc. and is a pioneer in providing holistic trainings for peak performance on all the playing fields of life: business, family, health, spirituality, the arts, sports – and of course the golf course.  Jamie is a Class A LPGA Teaching Professional, 5th Degree Aikido Black Belt, Somatic Psychologist, Mind-Body Fitness Trainer, Corporate Speaker, and international Citizen’s Diplomat. She was a state and national junior golf champion, and as a senior player has won a number of pro titles and gold medals (in the Maccabiah Games, international Jewish Olympics).


     

  • 00:38

    Inside The New York Times Book Review: Shakespeare in Love

    in Books

    This week, Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare’s women characters and his personal life; Parul Sehgal and John Williams have news from the literary world; Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

  • 00:50

    National & International Roundtable

    in Current Events

    Cleo Hearn-was the first African American to win calf roping event at Major Rodeo –– 1970 Denver National Western, and he was Rodeo participant at all major stock shows through out the United States and for


    37 consecutive years a rodeo participant at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. 


     


    Cleo retired after 33 year career at Ford Motor Company and currently he is a Rodeo Advisor Manager for Gold Buckle Network


     


    He is a member of the following organizations: Rodeo Producer, Cowboys of Color Rodeo Tour, Texas Black Rodeo PRCA Member –– Calf Roper, Member PRCA since 1959, John F. Kennedy Presidential Honor Guard, Boy Scouts of America, Long Star High School Rodeo Association, Southwest Colored Cowboys Association, Established American Black Cowboy Association in 1971,United States Calf Roping Association, Cowboys Calf Roper Association, Old Timers Rodeo Association, American Quarter Horse Association, National Cowboys of Color Museum Hall of Fame, Tennessee Walking Horse Association.

  • 00:36

    Inside The New York Times Book Review: The Future of Work

    in Books

    This week, Barbara Ehrenreich discusses “Rise of the Robots” and “Shadow Work”; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; Andrew Solomon talks about Oliver Sacks’s new memoir, “On the Move”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.

  • 01:01

    Hot Pursuit Review

    in Movies

    AreYouScreening.com and BFCA critic, Marc Eastman, and co-host extraordinaire, Shane Leonard, review Hot Pursuit.


    Is the downward spiral of female-led comedies continuing, or is Hot Pursuit a lot better than the trailers might imply? Is this one worth your time? Can Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara entertain you for slightly less than 90 minutes?


    We'll let you know what's going on with this one, answer listener questions, and give you the scoop on some upcoming films.

  • 01:00

    Mad Max: Fury Road Review

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    AreYouScreening.com and BFCA critic, Marc Eastman, and co-host extraordinaire, Shane Leonard, review Mad Max: Fury Road. The movie is blowing critics away everywhere, but is it really that good?


    Is this a movie everyone needs to see, or is it just for action fans? 


    We'll let you know if this one deserves the sudden swell in hype, and if Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron deserve attention that breaks out of the genre. We'll also have some interview clips with the stars, and answer listener questions.

  • 01:03
  • 01:00

    Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

    in Movies

    AreYouScreening.com and BFCA critic, Marc Eastman, and co-host extraordinaire, Shane Leonard, review Avengers: Age of Ultron.


    It's finally here, and we're going to give you the scoop on the movie everyone on Earth is going to see. We'll also be answering listener questions, and sharing some interview clips with the stars.


    Tune in and let us tell you all about the year's biggest film, even if you already know whether or not you're going to see it