Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Spirit of America Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Toast to The Arts show. Special guest cohost is musician Michael Ely.
ON THIS EPISODE:
- Island Artist-in-Residence Programs in National Parks – Tanya Ortega - Founder of the National Parks Arts Foundation, Natalie Gates - Superintendent of Haleakala National Park in Hawaii, and Glenn Simpson – Park Manager of Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida.
- Island Hollywood History – Steve Schneickert recalls the Hollywood History of Island themed Movies & TV.
- Creative Force of Love and Hate – Artist Victoria Chick discusses artists whose creative instincts seem to have been propelled into building obsessive constructions by their internal feelings of love or hate. Examples include The Coral Castle in Florida, and Garden of Eden in Kansas.
- When Water Was Everywhere – Author Barbara Crane talks about her novel that features four characters who respond to life-altering changes during the final years of California's Mexican rule. When Water Was Everywhere won the 5th Annual Beverly Hills International Book Awards in the Historical Fiction category.