Oct 16, 2013
In the first hour, Ruth Copland interviews Santa Cruz Film Festival Director Elizabeth Gummere about the upcoming festival, now in its 12th year. We talk about the festival's history, women in film, the submission process, how they strike a balance between different kinds of films and the events lined up for this year 7-10 November. Check out details at www.santacruzfilmfestival.org
Oct 5, 2013
In the first hour, Ruth Copland interviews Lisa Scheff, Executive Director of non-profit Impact Bay Area. We talk about how they teach full force self-defence in an adrenalized state to empower and heal. Men and women work together to end violence against women, by helping women feel empowered in their body and become aware of how to deal with verbal, physical and sexual assault. www.impactbayarea.org
Sep 21, 2013
It is Autumn Equinox and Michele's birthday and we talk to her about her skills helping people singing their soul's song. We discuss how to find your life's purpose and the ideas behind rebirthing. See more at http://www.bonfireheights.com/bioss/bio_newman.shtml.
Sep 14, 2013
We talk to Eileen Walsh about the importance of ceremonies and rituals and making life events sacred. She give's Rockelle's baby a blessing. See more at http://www.sacredcirclesrituals.com/.
Sep 7, 2013
We talk to author Kirby Scudder about his new book The Cruz. The Cruz documents artists in Santa Cruz, CA over Kirby's many years as a radio host and a Sentinel column writer. See http://www.bookshopsantacruz.com/cruz-get-it-signed.
Aug 31, 2013
We talk to Linda Holiday about her new book Journey to the Heart of Aikido: The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei.
Next is the live music of The George Orwell Experience,a collective of friends who play music for the love of it.
Aug 24, 2013
Ruth Copland interviews Deborah Allen, local screenwriter and producer of the film JANE. Somewhere in America a woman is raped every two minutes, and almost 40% are between the ages of 14-17. Most tell no one. Screenwriter wrote JANE based on her own experience; she was raped when she was 15. We talk about JANE and how it shows it is possible to heal from trauma and regain wholeness.http://www.jane-themovie.com/
Ruth Copland and MC Hager interview British design duo Frances and Dominic Bromley of Scabetti. Their iconic lighting installations have appeared around the world gracing government buildings, museums and private residences. Organic forms and tactile, high-quality English-made materials are characteristic of their work. We talk about their pieces and about the importance of art and design as a positive force in the world. http://www.scabetti.co.uk/
Aug 17, 2013
Ruth Copland and MC Hager talk with Dr Percy Abram, Principal of Gateway School in Santa Cruz, about stressed out students and what constitutes academic success. Is it only the grades that count? We chat about how best we can instil a love of learning in our students and prepare them for the new marketplace. Also the unique approach Gateway has so that students are inspired, encouraged and challenged by their talented faculty. http://www.gatewaysc.org/
Aug 10, 2013
We talk to life coach Tanya Penny about how to create and live a balanced, passionate life. See more at www.tanyapenny.com.