News & Public Affairs01/31/04
DEBRA ZIMMERMAN, Executive Director, WOMEN MAKE MOVIES. WMM is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which failitates the production,promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. The organization provides services to both users and makers of film and video programs, with a special emphasis on supporting work by women of color. WMM facilitates the developmen of feminist media thru a Distribution Service and a Prod...Be the first to comment
DEBORAH KAMPMEIER, director and ELISABETH MOSS, actress, THE VIRGIN. Film Drama. Jessie is a rebelliousteenagere, wrestling with her own spirituality and against her family's conservative, religious belies. Jessie finds herself pregnant, without any memory of an unconscious sexual encounter, and determines that she is carrying the child of God, ausing violent commuity unrest and personal turmoil. Film was shown at Sarasota Film FestivalBe the first to comment
AMY DENIO is acomposer, improviser, singer, julti-instrumentalist, an engineer, international collaborator, and founder ofherown label, Spoot Music. Heer instruments are voice, accorion, saxophones, clarinet, electric guitar, and bass. She has recorded 28 CDs to date.
Amy has worked with musicians & artists from throughout East and West Europe, Japa, India, and North America. She helped found The Entropics, Couch of Sound, Tone Dogs, Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet, FoMoFlo, (ed...Be the first to comment
Susie Caplowe, the Sierra Club lobbyist in Tallahassee discussed Struhs' five-year tenure as head of the Florida Department of Environmental RegulationBe the first to comment
The activist group Move-on.org is seeking to air a 30 second commercial on CBS this Sunday during the Superbowl. The ad is critical of the current federal deficit. But CBS is refusing to air the ad, saying it never accepts issue-oriented ads. Our guest, Matt Bivens, is a columnist for the Nation Magazine. Matt says that CBS is being hypocritical because it does carry controversial ads- but only if they are supplied by corporations or the White House. Bivens points out that CBS is trying to cu...Be the first to comment
Scott M. Deitche, author of the new book, CIGAR CITY MAFIA: A Complete History of the Tampa Underworld (Barricade Books, January 2004) was the guest today on Radioactivity.
Scott has written extensively on the subject of organized crime since 1996 and has been interviewed on local television and radio on Tampa organized crime. Most recently, he was interviewed by the Discovery Channel for its exciting new three-hour mini-series, ÃÂ³Mob Scene.ÃÂ² Scott has written articles for www.america...Be the first to comment
A discussion of the impact of the Patriot Act on the freedoms guaranteed under our Constitution featuring Christopher Pyle, professor of Politics at Mount Holyoke College; Sheila Spear, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Carin Clauss, professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Be the first to comment
Susan Haig will conduct the Florida Orchestra Rapture and Fantasy concert. The program will include Torke's "Rapture" and Mozart's "Symphony No. 29" and Bizet/Shchedrin's "Carmen Suite". The Torke piced is a Florida premiere and is a concerto forpercussion with Scottish percussionist, Colin Currie. Susan has been listed as one of 25 people to watch in Tampa Bay in 2004.
The concert will be Friday, Jan. 30 at Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Sat., Jan. 31 at Mahaffey, and Feb. 1 at Ruth ...Be the first to comment
Vijali brings together Chinese medicine, Japanese acupressure, shamanism, and insights from her ten ears of meditation and training as a Vedanta nun. She has a Master's degree in Fine Arts. In 1975, Vijali had a vision of the planet as one borderless ocean of energy/consciousness. She has r=dedicated therest of herlifeto living this vision bringiing healing, peace and awareness intoour world.
She will be at Wisdom Pond, Wednesday, January 28 at 7 pm.Be the first to comment
Willow Lamont, editor of "Goddessing", gives presentations on prehistory ad international Goddess-oriente cultures Deb Lemire, Director of Queen Bee Productions in Ohio, background in theater and advocating for women and Cynthia Schickendantz, Director of MoonSoul, developsprograms togive women new perspective on menstrual cycles, will present a full day workshop for women and mature teens to benefit Delphi Midwifery Center. "The Secret Life of Flowers"honors our female life passages, explor...Be the first to comment