James Moore talks with Karen Dowcett, founder of the Living Arts Institute. Karen is here to speak with our arts community about staging her art pageant set to Paul Winter Consort's Missa Gaia performed on Cape Cod in 2004 and 2008. She'll be inaugurating a year-long community-wide participation culminating in the show on Earth Day weekend, April, 2011.
Kay Hazen talks about her experiences as a member of Women for Women, a nonprofit humanitarian organization that works in war-torn areas. She is helping organize a peace rally on Sunday, March 7 at 1pm at the Hwy 1 bridge near MUM campus in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of International Women's Day.
John Buckman is the founder of Berkeley, California-based recording label Magnatune, a pioneer in digital downloading, application of Creative Commons copyrights, and artist-friendly business practices, sometimes referred to as "fair trade music."
Ronnie Cummins has been active as a writer and activist since the 1960s, with extensive experience in human rights, anti-war, anti-nuclear, labor, consumer, environmental, and sustainable agriculture campaigns. Over the past decades he has served as director of US and international efforts such as the Pure Food Campaign and the Global Days of Action Against GMOs. From 1992-98 Cummins served as a campaign director for the Foundation on Economic Trends in Washington, D.C. In 1998, Cummins organized the SOS (Save Organic Standards) Campaign, spearheading the largest consumer grassroots backlash against the US Department of Agriculture in recent history. He is also a frequent lecturer, both in the US and abroad. Cummins is editor of the Organic Consumers Association’s website www.organicconsumers.org, Organic Bytes newsletters, and Organic View.
James Moore talks with Emma Rainey about her production of “Cirque d’Amour”—a nouveau cabaret of dance and song that begins with a Parisian street scene and then journeys into the heart of a dream. Created and directed by Emma Rainey, and joined by Diva Adrien Daller singing an array of tantalizing love songs, this unique evening of entertainment promises to chase your winter blues away at Café Paradiso, March 12-13, 8:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Dance Theatre of Iowa and the Center for Ballet.
Host James Moore spoke with Zennie Abraham on PLANET ERSTWILD (Fri 2pm-5pm) about his blog on SFGate.com questioning the American Red Cross's handling of money donated for relief in Haiti. Zennie who, you ask?
The YouTube video channel Zennie62 has reached 12 million video views and 200,000 channel views as of Saturday, February 20th, and continuing a pattern of rapid growth that started in 2009 and has continued through 2010. Zennie62 on YouTube also has over 4,000 subscribers.
The YouTube video channel Zennie62 consists over 800 videos covering everything from politics to news, sports, tech, and entertainment and celebrity gossip. Zennie62 on YouTube is connected to the blog Zennie62.com, also at Zennie2005.blogspot.com. The Zennie62 blog is the center publication of a network of 100 blogs ran by Zennie62.com, of which this blogger, Zennie Abraham, is the executive producer.
Louisianna-based bluesman Larry Garner talks to James Moore about his life, his music and his upcoming concert at Morning Star Studio on Saturday February 27, 2010 at 8pm. It will be his fourth sojourn to Fairfield, a town he says is brimming with life and a place he always stops to get his wheels aligned.
Whether it's in the U.S. or across Europe, Larry Garner lays it down in fine fashion every time like the true blues living master that he is. His newest release is called Here Today, Gone Tomorrow.
Clark Little, surf pioneer who made his name braving hopeless waves at the Waimea Bay shorebreak in Hawaii in the 80s and 90s, speaks with PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore. Also joining the conversation are Teeple Hansen Gallery owners, BIll Teeple and Marcia Hansen, who are hosting an exhibition of Clark Little photography.
In three short years, Little has gained national and international recognition following his passion for ocean photography and capturing what he calls the "art of the wave." He has appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show and ABC World News Now. Clark's photos have been featured in countless publications including Paris Match, La Vie, Sierra Magazine, The Guardian, Nature's Best Photography, Surfing Life, The Daily Mail, and many more.