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  • 01:00

    Exploring Jordan, Art of Dr. Seuss, Ken Burns

    in Travel

    Although the country of Jordan is surrounded by "noisey neighbors" it is the safest country in the Middle East because of the Swiss-like neutrality it has maintained.  The spirit of hospitality that is ingrained in the Bedouin culture, which accounts for 40% of Jordan's population, transcends throughout the country.  Janine Jervis with Visit Jordan describes Jordan as an open-air museum because of its voluminous history and archaeological treasures but she tells us that Jordan is also cosmopolitan and diverse in its tourism offerings.


    Theodor (Ted)  Seuss Geisel, best known as Dr. Seuss, wore many hats beyond a childrens book author and illustrator.  He was also a social commentator and his work tackled many issues like racial inequality and the environment.  Dr. Seuss also enjoyed creating "unorthodox" taxidermy and part of his "secret art" series poked fun at socialites. We will explore the colorful life of Ted Geisel with curator of The Art of Dr. Seuss, Bill Dreyer.


    Filmmaker Ken Burns has shared a vareity of America's history through his popular documentary films, including:  Baseball (1994); The Central Park Five (2013); The Civil War (1990); and The Roosevelts (2014).  His style of filmmaking incorporates archival footage and photographs to help craft America's stories.  As part of our "Best Of" interviews, we have gone into our archives to share our 2009 interview with Ken Burns and his film The National Parks: America's Best Idea.


     


    Photo:  The Grand Canyon taken by Tonya Fitzpatrick.  All rights reserved.

  • 01:00

    Taxidermy Tips and Advice

    in Women

    Taxidermy experts Tonya O'Tinger and Gene Walz discuss the art of taxidermy. Do you have a question? Call in and let our guest panel answer it for you. Fish, deer, exotic animals - from preservation to storage of your trophy.

  • 02:01

    Episode 49 – Ken Walker and Dan Wayne – Big Fur Documentary

    in Science

    Wednesday May 13th – 5pm PST / 8pm EST

    CryptoLogic Radio – Episode 49 – Ken Walker and Dan Wayne – Big Fur Documentary


    Join us this week as we talk to Ken Walker and Dan Wayne. Ken is a world champion taxidermist, his team creates displays for the Smithsonian Museum, he’s has had a Bigfoot encounter, and is the star of the upcoming documentary Big Fur. The documentary centers around Ken’s experience in taxidermy and his path in creating a full size model recreation of Bigfoot at the World Taxidermy Championships. Dan Wayne is the documentary’s director and producer. He’s worked on projects such as Breezeway and Vanishing of the Bees. He is a historical preservationist and community activist in Kansas City.

  • 01:00

    Metalsmith Benchtalk with New Zealand Jeweler and Taxidermist Julia deVille

    in Art

     




    Our guest on Metalsmith Benchtalk on Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 3:00 PDT/ 6:00 EDT is New Zealand jeweler and taxidermist Julia deVille.

    We invite you to participate in this live interview by logging onto the char-room or sending a message to Whaley Studios via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. 
     
    About Julia: Arriving in Australia from New Zealand on the cusp of adulthood, deVille trained as a jeweller and learned further crafting skills studying shoe design before her long hunt for a taxidermy mentorship was successful. Driven by a strong commitment to animal rights, deVille’s sculptural assemblages belie the heroic, trophy-hunting culture associated with mounting dead animals. In a form of gentle protest she combines precious gems and metals with antique ‘ready-mades’ to challenge our disregard for and consumption of both wild and domesticated fauna.
     
    Commissioned by Hobart’s MONA to create a permanent installation in 2011, deVille also won the City of Hobart Art Prize in 2012. She has taken out the People’s Choice Award in the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize twice, and in 2006 her work was included in the MCA’s important Primavera survey exhibition. deVille’s work was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria in 2012. She exhibits regularly in Australia and overseas.
     
    Other Accounts
    instagram.com/juliadeville(Instagram)
     
    Website
    www.discemori.com


     

  • 00:43

    ONLINE EDUCATION K-20 AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

    in Education

    ONLINE EDUCATION AT 


    THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY


    PLUS "THE YOUNG NATURALIST AWARD' PROGRAM


    Welcome back Eric Hamilton and Rob Steiner. There are so many great educational opportunities in both K-12 and Higher Ed at my favorite museum. We might even talk about taxidermy of the specimens even though that might sound stuffy.


    That was a pun.


     


    www.amnh.org/learn   www.amnh.cor/yna


     


    Presented by WILDLIFE ACOUSTICS


    www.wildlifeacoustics.com  @wildlifeacouedu

  • 00:57

    #55 Art as a Business with Special Guest George Dante

    in Legal

    We'll be discussing running a successful business in the art of Taxidermy with our Special Guest George Dante founder of the Wildlife Preservations. His success as a renown artist, landing him high profile jobs at very prestigious museums, and how he uses his environmental art to educate the public about nature and the environment.


    To call into the show during the live brodcast please dial (347) 855-8831. To speak with us off the air, please dial (973) 949-3770.


     This weekly program is a service of the Law Offices of Peter J. Lamont.  The firm has offices located in NJ, NY, CO and PR.  The firm serves both business and personal law clients in a variety of matters.  Additionally, the firm has industry specific practice groups for industries including kitchen & bath companies, interior design firms and commercial/residential cleanup companies.


    For more information about the firm please visit www.peterlamontesq.com. 


    For more informaiton about Understanding the Law Radio please visit www.understandingthelawradio.com

  • 00:58

    Christian Devotions Speak UP! REBROADCAST with Buddy Davis

    in Country Music

    Join us this week on Christian Devotions SPEAK UP! to find out what taxidermy, sculpting of dinosaurs and music have in common with creation.


    Gifted by God in many ways, Buddy Davis is a speaker and singer/songwriter for AiG. He is an adventurer and paleo-artist, and he leads the very popular “Creation Adventure” children’s workshop at AiG conferences and at the Creation Museum. Buddy plays many acoustic instruments, and his music is enjoyed around the world.


    As a speaker for AiG, Buddy’s talks cover a wide range of topics. Whether geared for adults, children, or the whole family, Buddy’s messages are aimed at the lay audience. His easy-to-understand style makes him popular with listeners of all ages.


    As an author and illustrator of children’s and family books, Buddy is once again able to minister to a wide range of people. Fiction and non-fiction, print and audio, Buddy’s easy-to-read style is perfect for family read-aloud time and classroom use.


    As a songwriter, the sole purpose of Buddy’s music is to uphold the authority of God’s Word and draw people to a closer walk with Jesus Christ, our Creator and Savior. Hard-hitting songs like “Godly Men” and “I Believe” (written by Buddy) have ministered to many. Buddy plays a variety of folk-style instruments (e.g., guitar, mandolin, harmonica), and his down-home-America singing style is pleasing to all. He has recorded 12 CDs, and when he is at the museum, Buddy does a concert every day.

  • 01:06

    Christian Devotions Speak UP! with Buddy Davis

    in Christianity

    Join us this week on Christian Devotions SPEAK UP! to find out what taxidermy, sculpting of dinosaurs and music have in common with creation.


    Gifted by God in many ways, Buddy Davis is a speaker and singer/songwriter for AiG. He is an adventurer and paleo-artist, and he leads the very popular “Creation Adventure” children’s workshop at AiG conferences and at the Creation Museum. Buddy plays many acoustic instruments, and his music is enjoyed around the world.


    As a speaker for AiG, Buddy’s talks cover a wide range of topics. Whether geared for adults, children, or the whole family, Buddy’s messages are aimed at the lay audience. His easy-to-understand style makes him popular with listeners of all ages.


    As an author and illustrator of children’s and family books, Buddy is once again able to minister to a wide range of people. Fiction and non-fiction, print and audio, Buddy’s easy-to-read style is perfect for family read-aloud time and classroom use.


    As a songwriter, the sole purpose of Buddy’s music is to uphold the authority of God’s Word and draw people to a closer walk with Jesus Christ, our Creator and Savior. Hard-hitting songs like “Godly Men” and “I Believe” (written by Buddy) have ministered to many. Buddy plays a variety of folk-style instruments (e.g., guitar, mandolin, harmonica), and his down-home-America singing style is pleasing to all. He has recorded 12 CDs, and when he is at the museum, Buddy does a concert every day.

  • 01:00

    Metalsmith BenchTalk: jeweler, metalsmith, and naturalist David C. Freda

    in Art

    My guest on Thursday, May 1st at 3 p.m. PDT on MetalSmith BenchTalk will be jeweler, enamelist, metalsmith, artist, and naturalist David C. Freda.


    Abou David:  “Among the first images created by man were those of animals. One cannot trace the history of art without reference to the animal image. Since prehistoric times, the animal world has provided man the imagery by which to visually illuminate important aspects of himself and his life. The animal image provides a universal language that all cultures can share. Until the extinction of the last species, man will draw upon the animal world for inspiration.
     
    I also probe the world of animals for my imagery. Bird watching, taxidermy, falconry, scuba diving, rock climbing, mountain biking, and numerous other adventuresome activities have educated me enabling me to express the natural world in an artistic sense. My forms are a distillation of these experiences. Some compositions feature realistic “renderings” of animal forms while others are abstractions suggesting a particular theme and create from it an unexpected or surprising result. 


    To obtain this, I often juxtapose the animal image or abstraction using ancient processes with twentieth century materials such as fine metals, vitreous enamels, aluminum, acrylic, niobium, and so on, while maintaining the sense of a natural habitat via color, texture, and movement. I feel I share a kinship with artists of the past whose intimate knowledge of the natural world also provided them with their concepts..


    To learn more about David, visit: http://www.davidcfreda.com.

  • 00:15

    Laredo Hunting & Fishing Show: Al Lopez of Los Cuernos Taxidermy

    in Dads and Family

    Join Quincy Barnes as he interviews Al Lopez of Los Cuernos Taxidermy. Al shares what inspired him to become a Taxidermist. He also tells us about the funniest call he ever received from a hunter. You won't want to miss hearing this show.

    Learn more about what you can expect during July 24th-26th. More great insight into the unique nature of sport hunting and fishing in South Texas and Northern Mexico.

  • 00:55

    Christian Devotions Speak UP! with Rick Krane

    in Religion

    Join us this week on Christian Devotions SPEAK UP!as host Scott McCausey interviews world champion taxidermist and teacher, Rick Krane.
    Rick Krane of Anglers Artistry™ is the premier fish taxidermy instructor in the industry today. A world-renowned fish taxidermist and nationally acclaimed fish judge/seminar instructor, Rick has been providing customers and taxidermists around the world the very best cutting-edge fish art the industry has to offer. Over a quarter of a century of his life has been devoted to taxidermy and his entire life to Christ. Rick graduated from college with a BS and MS degree, applying those degrees for a short time as a fisheries biologist for a state division of fisheries and wildlife before moving on to his career in taxidermy.
    Rick has had the opportunity to work in museums and large display stores for wildlife art. He’s a featured writer for the taxidermy trade publication Taxidermy Today Magazine and his work has been featured on the cover of several trade publications. Rick also supports such organizations as Susan G. Komen for the Cure (breast cancer) and the Children’s March of Dimes. Recently,Rick became a coordinator to help provide service related to taxidermy for the Catch a Dream Foundation.
    Rick lives on a farmstead in rural NH with his family. He has a wonderful daughter, Amber, and a beautiful, supportive wife, Kathie. When Rick is not working and fixing up the farm he spends time with his family, along with sculpting and fishing.