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  • 00:58

    Queer Music Special with Anna DeShawn & the QCrew

    in Entertainment

    We've got a special guest for you too ... Karen Williams!!

  • Music, Nature Sounds and Affirmations - Bruce Duncan - Musician/Therapist

    in Music

    Guest R. Scott Armbruster, Founder of The Sound Pillow Sleep System. Scott will be discussing how his sleep system provides the user with a meditation system and a comfortable-non-disruptive night’s sleep.   See Sound Pillow Sleep System In-Clinic Test Results.  We will also be discussing with Bruce Duncan (Musician/Therapist) the effects of music in a treatment center.


    The Sound Pillow Sleep System Includes: Sound Pillow which is a comfortable hypoallergenic pillow with two stereo speakers buried deep within a plush pillow. Speakers are hidden and do not disrupt sleeper thus allowing sleeper to experience all sleep stages. You also receive  MP4 Player pre-loaded with binaural-sleep sustaining music, nature sounds and affirmations.


    Episode Sponsors: Lyle Fried, Stephanie Baughman Humphries and Beth Iris Lugo-Hernandez

  • TALK! with Marie Presents Musician Lindsey Hinkle @ConcertWindow & @BookBub

    in Music

    Today's show features Singer/Songwriter Lindsey Hinkle on Concert Window.  Stay connected on twitter!


    This week, I had a chance to listen to Lindsey Hinkle live on Concert Window. Today, you'll hear some of her music on the show. She is a self-taught musician armed with resonating lyrics that are filled with insight into the human condition, as well as haunting and penetrating vocals that seem to echo mercilessly inside your head. She has been writing and performing original material since age 13, and has opened for Keith Urban, Casey James, Drake White, Shawn Mullins, Marc Broussard, Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland, Sugarland, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Thompson Square, Michelle Malone, Antigone Rising, and Sarah Bettens of K's Choice.

  • 00:28

    TALK! with Marie Presents Gina Chavez 2015 Austin Musician of the Year

    in Music

    Today's show features Musician Gina Chavez. Marie also shares books she's reading this week: The Myth of You & Me by Leah Stewart and Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach. Stay connected on twitter!


    Gina Chavez is a bilingual Latin-folk singer/songwriter who blends the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. Her latest independent release, Up.Rooted, is a passionate collection of bilingual songs traversing cumbia, bossa nova, vintage pop, reggaeton, and folk combined with dynamic vocals and sharp social commentary.


    An eight-time Austin Music Award winner, Chavez and her band swept the 2015 awards, winning Musician of the Year, Album of the Year (Up.Rooted), Song of the Year (“Siete-D”), Best Latin Band, and the Esme Barrera Award for Music Activism and Education, while placing in six other categories.


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  • 01:02

    Living Life on Purpose with Acclaimed Songwriter & Musician Meg Hutchinson

    in Movies

    LIVING LIFE ON PURPOSE features authors & experts on a wide variety of topics including: Spirituality, Sustainability, Optimal Health & Wellbeing, and Inspirational Authors, Musicians and Entertainers.


    TODAYS TOPIC: MEANING IN MUSIC... Learn where musically creative juices come from and how they can have a successful expression and career from doing what you love. 


    My Guest today is MEG HUTCHINSON:


    Meg Hutchinson is an award-winning songwriter who artfully documents the human condition through her music and books. She has composed eight albums including Come Up Full, The Living Side and in 2013 Beyond That. Her music has been critically acclaimed and won numerous awards including Best Singer Songwriter Album in 2008 from the Indie Acoustic Project, and she was a finalist at the John Lennon Songwriting Competition and the Billboard Songwriting Competitons.


    She is a gifted author and wrote a book of poems called The Morning I Was Born: A Month of Poems which she published in 2012.


    Meg's life story is also featured in the newly released documentary Pack Up Your Sorrows: A Story of Ilness, Hope and Transformation, a journey of recovery in dealing with the ravages from mental illness.  Here's the movie trailer https://vimeo.com/127751498


    www.MegHutchinson.com


    Intro music gratefully provided by Mona Garcia.

  • 00:31

    "Queer Spirits: Empowering the Tribe" with Elliott Skaggs and Andrew LeFey

    in LGBT

    Navigating gay culture is tough, we all carry various preconceptions and internalized baggage that can make it difficult to "find our place" in the gay community. Join Host Elliott Skaggs and Special Guest Andrew LeFey as they discuss how to navigate gay culture and the issues involved with it.

    Elliott is a former LGBT student organizer and club president. He got his B.A. degree in Religious Studies from Appalachain State University and did his senior thesis research on the Gay Men's Movement in Contemporary Paganism. His research focused on sociological and psychological perspectives on the issues of internalized homophobia, gay socialization, objectification in gay culture, and gay solidarity. Elliott also has blogged on several of these issues and more both during and after his research which can be accessed through his blog "Searching for Queer Spirit."


    Andrew LeFey has been on the Path of the Witch for around 10 years, and is one of the founders of The Owl’s Well, and education-focused Pagan community in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a member and student of the Temple of Witchcraft, getting ready to start his Third Degree studies this fall. He works in-depth with his Allies amongst the Fey as well as his connection to the Triple Goddess Archetype. He has worked in the Queer community for almost a decade as a Drag Queen as well as working with GLBT Youth Groups in the Nashville and St. Louis areas.


     


     

  • 03:07

    Melodies and Rhyme Schemes w/ Musician Eric Stanley and Lyricist Surreall

    in Entertainment

    Tonight, we are proud to welcome a great rising musician who is no stranger to the RVA & VCU area. He has graced many stages and shows, including the highly-rated ESPN First Take and now, he graces our airwaves. Eric Stanley (IG:estan247) is his name and he talks about his recently released EP, musical journey, life always on the go, and the unique style of his vision with today's urban hip-hop music.


    It's time we take you to the Land of the Trill (Houston, TX) as Da Kool Kids of DBTR welcomes a rising hip-hop artist, media personality, actress, and "1st Lady of Swisha House," Surreall (IG: @surreallonline). We get to know her from start to present including how she encountered the opportunity to align with Swisha House.

  • 01:05

    Famous country musician plays his beautiful pieces and takes call-ins

    in Spirituality

    Doug Briney embodies all things country: His personality is warm and inviting, some would say down-to-earth, recalling the disposition of many a Southern Gentleman from yesteryear. With a 2014 International Music And Entertainment Association Award, a 2013 Independent Country Music Association award, a Top 15 itunes New Release chart album, and a Top 10 IndieWorld single, this God-fearing road warrior, with the warm baritone voice and love for all things southern, has created a tasteful blend of yesterday's traditional country roots and today's radio-friendly contemporary sounds, to invoke all the best that is American: Love of God, Family and the USA.


    With the release of his debut album, It’s All Country, in early 2012, Doug Briney showcased his signature sound. The collection of well-known country hits and new covers peaked at #6 on the Roots Music Report True Country chart, where it remained for 8 straight months. The album also charted at #11 on the itunes Country New Release chart, with 3 singles receiving international airplay and chart action, leading to more than 300,000 Youtube views between them.


    Grateful for being able to live his dream of performing and recording music, he has gladly given back to his community in a big way.Doug is a Bright Star International artist and a member of Musicians On Call. He has also given of his time and talents to benefit veterans’ charities. In April of 2015, Doug partnered with the National Parkinson Foundation to release “Parkinson’s Song,” a benefit for the organization, co-written by Doug and Parkinson’s survivor, Howie Garoutte. Doug is an ordained minister

  • 00:55

    Queer Talk: L.A. | A Queer History with director Gregorio Davila

    in LGBT

    The Stonewall Riots in New York City have been widely regarded as the birthday place of the Gay Civil Rights Movement. This interview with Director, Gregorio Davila, takes a deeper look at Los Angeles as the true birthday place of the movement. Gregorio's latest project 'L.A. | A Queer History' shows the effect Angelino gay and lesbians had on the world that we live in today.


    laaqueerhistory.com


    Guest | Gregorio Davila


    Host | Xavier Mejia


    Special Co-Host | Zoey Luna


     


    L.A. A Queer History Facebook Page:


    facebook.com/events/936845863003572/

  • Living Life on Purpose with internationally acclaimed musician Peter Jam

    in Music

    LIVING LIFE ON PURPOSE features authors & experts on a wide variety of topics including: Spirituality, Sustainability, Optimal Health & Wellbeing, and Inspirational Authors, Musicians and Entertainers.


    TODAYS TOPIC: PEACE... Learn from someone who has traveled the world bringing the message of peace to the world through his music and advocacy. 


    My Guest today is Peter Jam:  he's a Lebanese Armenian artist, singer, music composer, motivational
    speaker, creative thinker, human rights, justice and peace activist who has toured in over 40 countries singing for peace. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSV0QUj53eg.

     Peter has given speeches UN parliament in Vienna, UNESCO Palace in Beirut plus interviews on TV and Radio stations around the world. He has been called an Ambassador for Peace from the United Nations.
    www.PeterJam.com


    Intro music gratefully provided by Mona Garcia.

  • 00:41

    Big Dog Radio Welcomes Musician John Taglieri

    in Sports

    Big Dog Radio Welcomes Musician John Taglieri


    Tune in to Big Dog Radio this Sunday, 3 PM CST, August 2nd 2015, as we once again welcome the one and only singer/songwriter John Taglieri. The New Jersey born muti-talented musician will be releasing his latest helping of music August 14th, and EP entitled, True Believer.


    Listen in as the host, the Big Dog Benny Henderson Jr. and John Taglieri speak on his upcoming album, his influences and more.


    For more info on John, check out www.johntaglieri.com