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  • 00:17

    NICK DI DONATO- Liberty Entertainment - Cibo

    in Business

    For over two decades, the Liberty Entertainment Group, led by Nick Di Donato has been redefining Toronto’s nightlife experience. As creators of numerous landmark establishments the Liberty Entertainment Group has become recognized as one of the most successful and innovative companies in this industry, appreciating a continuous growth and garnering constant media attention. At the heart of this evolving urban development is President and C.E.O., Nick Di Donato.
    Di Donato earned his Bachelor of Science and a Professional Engineering degree from the University of Toronto. With twenty five years of design and construction experience, as well as simultaneously working in the food service industry, Di Donato leads one of Canada’s top nightlife and entertainment companies.
    The Liberty Entertainment Group, has gained success and acknowledgment for developing an impressive roster of unique venues. These venues include Casa Loma, the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, Toronto’s premier special event facilities; Toronto most prolific restaurants including Rosewater, Spice Route, Ciao Wine Bar and Cibo Wine Bar; and three international properties the Coral Gables Country Club and Cibo Wine Bar with locations in Coral Gables and Miami Beach, Florida.
    With a passion for creation, a love of architecture, a barometer for trends, and an eye for design, all married with construction knowledge and engineering expertise, breathing life into any structure has simply become a never-ending adventure for Nick Di Donato. To that end, Nick Di Donato is a member of Heritage Toronto, a charitable organization and agency of the City that works with the citizens of Toronto to advocate for, preserve, and promote a greater appreciation for the city’s rich heritage.

  • 02:23

    Is Sex Addiction Real or Just an Excuse?

    in Health

    Does sex addiction really exist? A new study published in last week’s journal ofSocioaffective Neuroscience and Psychology suggests that maybe it doesn’t—bad news for celebrities like Tiger Woods and Russell Brand who have made it trendy in recent years to claim a clinical addiction to sex as an explanation for sexual misbehavior.


    The study (which, amazingly, is the first of its kind) measured how the brains of people who struggle with sexually compulsive behavior respond to sexual images. If sex can be addictive in the clinical sense, scientists theorized, then the neural response of sex addicts to ography should mimic the neural responses of drug or alcohol addicts to their drugs of choice. Instead, researchers found that hypersexual brains don’t react in the same way as other addicts’ brains—in fact, the neural responses to ography only varied based on levels of sexual libido, rather than on measures of sexual compulsivity. People with higher libidos had more active brain reactions to the sexual images than people with lower libidos, but that was the only correlation.

  • 01:18

    From The Desk of Kiler Davenport Presents: Interview with Billy O'Connor

    in Comedy

    Billy O'Connor came to America from County Cork, Ireland, and grew up on the Bronx streets. After Vietnam, Billy was a Teamster, a Pub and restaurant owner, and before becoming a N.Y.C firefighter for 23 years, an illegal bookie. He has sailed, dove and traveled the world burdened by his addiction to drugs and alcohol.


    After the tragedy of 9/11 and the loss of 343 of his brother firefighters he sobered up and attended the University of Florida. At the age of 62, he earned his journalism degree and began to write.


    He has written two highly praised weekly columns, two screenplays and numerous political pieces. He also finished in the finals out of nearly 400 contestants in Arizona's funniest comic contest two years in a row.


    "Confessions of a Bronx Bookie" is his much-anticipated first novel. Every Amazon review has been phenomenal, all five stars. Most see the novel as a movie or series.


    Unlink many authors who come directly out of college, O'Connor waited to write until after he had something to say.


    If anyone personifies that life truly begins at 60, it is Billy O'Connor. You can reach Billy @ http://www.BronxBilly.com.


    Billy's acerbic wit on stage has entertained audiences throughout California, Florida, New York and Arizona for the past three years. He has shared the stage with such great comedic talents as Todd Berry, Julian McCullough, Lisa Landry and Thai Rivera. As a reformed alcoholic, compulsive gambler and drug addict, his inspirational story reminds us that reminds us all that with proper attitude, life begins at 60. He currently lives in Phoenix, Az.


    - Vietnam Vet  - Former NYC Fireman  - Published Author  - Stand-Up Comic


    - Former Bookie  - University of Florida Graduate


     

  • 01:01

    The Red Whine with Jodi and Di - April 29, 2015

    in Politics Conservative

    The Red Whine with Jodi and Di - April 29, 2015 


    Tonight we discuss Baltimore. Didn't we learn making assumptions before the facts are in is totally foolish?


    What is up with the Clintons? Is there anything the press could find on them that would make them finally admit she is NOT presidential material?


    Call in and let us hear your opinion!! 

  • 00:39

    We live inna di morning

    in Entertainment

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  • 01:00

    Anthony Di Salvo - Founder and Executive Director of Sprout

    in Culture

    Join us for a conversation with Anthony Di Salvo, Founder and Executive Director of Sprout, a private, non-profit organization that offers innovative programming related to the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Sprout's travel program for people with I/DD, serves over 1,800 people annually, and the Make-A-Movie Program has produced several award-winning videos featuring people with developmental disabilities as actors and as subjects of documentaries. Sprout Film Festival, the first and only festival to exclusively showcase films featuring people with developmental disabilities, tours the US and Canada. Sproutflix is the only distributor of films specifically and exclusively related to the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.


    We'll disuss everythig Sprout, Anthony's passion and work, travel, storytelling through documentaries and films, how individuals with I/DD become involved, and the difference it makes in their lives and the lives of others. 


    PA Independent Living Radio Show is brought to you Fridays at 12:00 pm EST by The Arc of Luzerne County. Please consider a donation in support of our work to help improve the quality of life for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families.


    Visit PA Disability News to stay up to date on news and events of interest to the PA disability community. Thanks for listening!


     

  • 01:12

    Deepertruth: Eucharistic Miracle of Bagno di Romagna, Italy 1412

    in Religion

    In 1412, the prior of the Basilica of St. Mary of Bagno di Romagna, Fr. Lazzaro da Verona, while celebrating the Holy Mass, was assailed by doubts about the Real Presence of Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament.  He had just pronounced the words of consecration of the wine when this was transformed into living Blood and began to flow from the chalice and fall onto the
    corporal. Fr. Lazzaro, profoundly moved and repentant, confessed his unbelief to the faithful present at the celebration and the profound miracle that the Lord had worked before his eyes.

    At Bagno di Romagna, in the Basilica of St. Mary Assumed, the relic of the Eucharistic miracle of the “Holy Cloth Soaked by Blood” is preserved. The historian Fortunio thus describes the miracle in his noted work Annales Camalduenses: “It was the year 1412.  The Camaldolese Abbey of Santa Maria in Bagno (then Priorato) was governed by Don Lorenzo, of Venetian origin. While he was celebrating the Divine Sacrifice, he mentally experienced, by diabolical influence, a strong doubt concerning the Real Presence of Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament;


    when he then saw the Sacred Species of the wine flow over the chalice and fall onto the corporal in the form of living Blood, and thus the corporal remained soaked. It cannot be told how great was his emotion and perturbation of mind in that instant in the face of such a profound event...
     

  • 01:01

    The Red Whine with Jodi and Di - April 22, 2015

    in Politics Conservative

    The Red Whine with Jodi and Di - April 22, 2015 Tonight.....what is wrong with ou country? Why are most people not paying attention when there are so many major issues happening around us? Are people apathetic? Do people not care? Or, are people so caught up in their own days, they will only notice when government directly effects them? Why isn't there more outrage over Christians being killed? Tonight Diane and I rant. ?? What can we do to wake America up


     

  • 00:30

    Episode 39 Straight Talk With Stan Maclin: Special Guest Host Michael Snell Fikema on History and Di

    in Motivation

    Join us for this episode of Straight Talk with Stan Maclin. Based out of Harrisonburg, VA, Stan provides up to date commentary, thought, and inspiration on today's current events, pop culture, and spirituality for today's complicated world.

  • 02:04

    That's Novel! interviews Author Dina Given & Christina Benjamin

    in Books

    Join Stephanie on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 when she interviews Author Dina Given & Christina Benjamin.  You can find Dina's book on Amazon here:  http://amzn.to/1BxLmzg.  Christina can be found here:  http://amzn.to/1O9eyZN


    Dina has been an avid fan of fantasy in all of its permutations since childhood. She is convinced that magic lives on in this world, and she is doing her part to bring a piece of it to readers.


    Dina lives in rural New Jersey - home of farms, horses and the largest hot air balloon festival in North America - with her husband, two crazy kids, and one rescue dog. She is an exercise enthusiast and avid lover of food and wine (hence the need to exercise). Dina also works full time for one of the largest healthcare companies in the world. She attributes her ability to juggle family, work and writing to her obsessive, hyper-focused, Type A personality.


    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/DinaGivenAuthor?fref=ts


    Christina Benjamin is the Award-Winning Author of the Young Adult series The Geneva Project.


    The Geneva Project offers fans of mega-hit YA fiction like Harry Potter, The Hunger Games and Percy Jackson a new series to obsess over. Christina paints a vivid world, where magic and imagination run wild in her epic tale of adventure, courage, friendship and self-discovery. 

    Christina now lives in Florida with her husband, and her character inspiring pets, where she spends her free time working on her book series and speaking at schools to inspiring creativity in young writers. 
     

  • 00:49

    Parent Talk Live: Understanding The Facts About Becoming College Walk-On Student

    in Education

    Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live discussed the challenges, risk and benefits for the student athlete that decides to become a college walk-on with with Rick Allen, Founder and CEO Informed Athlete (IA). 


    BIO:
    Rick Allen  was one of the first full time NCAA compliance directors in the country.  He worked on-campus at two major Division I universities for over 25 years before transitioning to consulting with athletic departments around the country. Because of his many years of hands-on experience working with and interpreting the NCAA rules, he has a thorough understanding of how they work, how they are implemented, and how they overlap.  He explains the rules in a way that helps parents and athletes thoroughly understand what the rules mean and how they apply to their unique situation.


    His credentials include:
     



    25+ years experience working directly with NCAA compliance rules and procedures at two major DI Universities.
    Current member, past President and board member of National Association for Athletic Compliance.
    Conducts compliance reviews at athletic departments of NCAA member institutions throughout the U.S.
    Consults with NAIA schools transitioning to NCAA membership.
    Consults on compliance rules and issues with private companies who provide services to athletes and/or NCAA member institutions throughout the U.S.
    Stays current with NCAA, NAIA, and NCJAA recruiting, eligibility, scholarship, and transfer trends, practices, and rules.