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Custer's Luck Radio Show host Jean Barto reports live from the Gettysburg Battle Reenactment, where, postponed from early July, Union and Confederate units reenact a portion of the Pickett's Charge assault.
Custer's Luck Radio Show host Jean Barto give a brief outline of the Grand Review Reenactment events taking place in Washington, DC this coming weekend on May 16th and 17th. More information on this weekend's events can be found on the official website at https://www.grandreviewparade.org, or on Facebook at Fourth US and Friends.
Reenacting the American Civil War began even before the real fighting had ended. Civil War veterans recreated battles as a way to remember their fallen comrades and to teach others what the war was all about. The Great Reunion of 1913, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, was attended by more than 50,000 Union and Confederate veterans, and included reenactments of elements of the battle, including Pickett's Charge. Modern reenacting is thought to have begun during the 1961–1965 Civil War Centennial commemorations. Reenacting grew in popularity during the 1980s and 1990s, due in large part to the success of the 125th Anniversary reenactment near the original Manassas battlefield, which was attended by more than 6,000 reenactors. That year, Time magazine estimated there were more than 50,000 reenactors in the U.S
There was a day and age when every young girl was taught to sew in their Home Economics class at school, if not at home with their mom or grandma. But those days have long since gone by; and today, someone that can sew has a world of opportunity to make money working from home. How much money you can make depends on your skill level, equipment, availability to do jobs quickly, and your creativity.
A basic sewing machine and the ability to repair torn seams,replace zippers,hem garments, and/or make simple alterations is enough to get you started.More advanced skills and equipment will be required to offer higher quality services.
You’ll need to start by determining what kind of sewing you enjoy and want to do on a regular basis. You may want to start with something simple, and work your way up as your speed and skill increase.
Here is a short list of sewing projects just to get you thinking about what could bring you a regular source of income:
– Minor repairs and alterations.
– Home decor items (pillows, blankets, curtains, drapes, place mats, napkins).
– Bags, totes, purses.
– Soft children’s toys.
– Doll clothes.
– Receiving blankets.
– Canvas items for boats, yachts, camping.
– Banners (shops that produce printed banners usually need to have raw edges finished).
– Wedding gowns, veils, bridesmaid dresses.
– Prom or fancy party dresses.
– Suits, vests, ties,cumberbunds (cummerbunds).
– Custom outfits for choral groups, dance teams, drill teams, karate classes,period reenactment groups, local sports teams,etc.
Statement of Dan Arellano, "On Saturday June 13, 2015 at the Mexican-American Cultural Center in Austin we met with scholars to discuss the mini series “Texas Rising,” It is my own opinion that the series reeked of Anglo Superiority, and American exceptionalism and that’s after forcing myself to view the episodes, but truthfully I refuse to see the remainder, I have had enough. When you have people like Ann Coulter demonizing an entire nation you have to wonder what her and the History Channels motives are or is all this nothing but Tea Party politics; didn’t our governor just allocate 800 million for border security? Also the History Channel is no more about history than Fox News is about the news."
Dan Arellano has been an activist for almost 40 years. He was a member of the Austin Optimist Club. He is a member of the Tejanos in Action and a past commander of this Veterans Organization. He is also a professional actor appearing in Machete Kills along side Cuba Gooding Jr in a speaking role. He is also the Co-Host of the Eddie Arevalo Spotlite Show. He is currently lecturing at the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum in Austin.
He has been doing the reenactment of the Battle of Medina in Losoya Texas.
Dan Arellano Author/Historian
President Battle of Medina Historical Society
CHIEF RUFUS DAVIS discussed the recent walk out from the set of the Adam Sandler movie by Native American actors. The actors refused to participate realizing their ancestors were being portrayed as ignorant savages. We discussed how proud we all were at the heroic gesture from these actors. He also reminded us that Mexicans are also indigenous and he encouraged us to be proud of our roots. We also discussed our own Tejano re-enactors and how they continue to participate not realizing they are helping to perpetuate a myth, especially the myth of the Alamo.
Call 713-955-0708 as we speak with Fred Hampton Jr, and some of the actors, actresses and others involved in the reenactment of the assassination of Fred Hampton Sr
Join Becca Salamone as she talks with Greg Hartley about his involvement in the equestrian division of The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). Hartley, an Atlanta, Georgia resident, participates in SCA equestrian activities across the southeast. His passion is for mounted combat, but he talks about all the different hobbies and interests SCA members can pursue at their events and why folks are attracted to this type of lifestyle. Their large meetings (from 500-15,000 SCA members) usually take place off the beaten path at venues that can accommodate them. This weekend, Castle Wars XI: Throne of Games will take place at McIntosh Reserve Park in Whitesburg, Georgia. Activities for all ages will be available and newcomers are always welcome to come out and observe this interesting way to enjoy one's horse, as well as to learn a little history!
Also on this show, an update from Shannon Schraufnagel of Horse Trails and Camping Across America and a new segment of Vet Call with Dr. E about blanketing your horse in cold, winter weather.
In her final show until March 1, 2015 (she is taking a sabbatical to work on a writing project), The Authentic Woman Host, Shannon Fisher, will interview Historian, Renee Davis, about women's roles in society from a historical perspective. Renee is a historian and devoted advocate for women’s rights. She sits on the Board of Directors for UniteWomen.org Action and served as their Executive Vice President of Political Action, also creating their "Unite Against Rape" campaign to raise public awareness of the issues of rape, human trafficking and violence against women.
Combining her love of history with her love of activism, Renee led UniteWomen.org - in partnership with several other prestigious organizations including the National Women's History Museum, the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History - through the planning of the Suffrage Centennial Celebration, which was a week of events in D.C. leading up to a reenactment of the Woman Suffrage Parade of 1913.
Renee is a graduate of McNeese State University, where she won a medal for her Senior Thesis, and she is currently working on her M.A. at Louisiana Tech University. Renee runs a Facebook page focused on Women’s History, and she lectures about the role of social media in modern politics
The Authentic Woman is hosted by women's rights leader, Shannon Fisher. The show delves deeply into the worlds of writers, artists, celebrities, and community leaders - discovering their personal inspiration and passions. This podcast is owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC. Thanks to our sponsor and website professional, www.pmlmedia.com.
Jacques Derosena is an Actor/Producer/Writer & Musician working in theatre, films, television & commercials.
On camera, Jacques Co-Starred in the HBO Drama Series "The Wire." Jacques has also written, produced and starred in several independent films, short films, music videos and TV pilots that were nominated & won awards in several film festivals. He associate produced "Murder101," starring Tom Sizemore, and the dark Drama, "Meth Head," starring Lukas Haas; both screened at Cannes Film Festival Market Screenings. They are now available on DVD,Video On Demand at Amazon.com, Itunes.
Recently, he acted in "The Hunger Games Mockingjay: Part 1 District Voices Series," a 5-episode series. He also acted in a PBS Documentary/Reenactment Film "Out Of Obscurity" and "The Devil's Toy Redux" by The National Film Board of Canada.
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The Rippavilla Plantation is an amazing location in Spring Hill Tennessee. The fantastic history of The Nathaniel Cheairs home reads like a historical romance novel. Upon returning from the Civil War, Nathaniel found southern carpetbaggers had thrown his wife and children out of their home and the interlopers were living in the mansion. Nathaniel and his men forced the bad guys out of the home at gun point and took the property back! This year, they are holding a speciasl event called WHISPERS OF THE PAST and will be commemorating its 150th anniversary during the reenactment of The Battle of Spring Hill in November. Join us as we talk with the owners and with people who have actively investigated the haunted history.
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