The Politics of Living - Episode 8

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Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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October 4, 2017

  • Sharon "Shay" Knorr - actor, writer, producer, director and storyteller - talks about her latest project, entitled "Solo Speak" with Inessa Anderson.  Sharon is developing a monthly story show called "Nevertheless, We Persist - Stories By Women".  Inessa interviews Sharon about her work and using storytelling as a healing force for both the performer and the audience.  
  • The She-Ra Solution: October's installment features the lives and work of Rachel Carson and Karen Silkwood.  Rachel Carson was the author of Silent Spring, a book that chronicles the very harmful effects of pesticides.  Karen Silkwood was a chemical technician and an activist who raised concerns about the health and safety concerns of workers in nuclear facilities.  Kristin Thiel is the host.  
  • Tave Fasce Drake interviews Lily Lamadrid to talk about living with bipolar disorder.  Lily is the Verslandia Poetry Slam Winner, and much of her work presents a profound perspective on dealing with biopolar illness. 
  • For the October musical segment, Debra Gianinni performs one of her favorite Iris Dement songs, “When My Morning Comes Around”. 



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Hosted by:
Dennise M. Kowalczyk

Content Contributors:
Inessa Anderson (Interview with Sharon Knorr – Producer: Inessa Anderson)
Kristin Thiel (The She-Ra Solution – Producers: Liam Delta & Dennise M. Kowalczyk)
Tave Fasce Drake (Interview with Lily Lamadrid – Producer: Tave Fasce Drake)
Debra Giannini (Song: When My Morning Comes Around by Iris Dement)

Technical Assistance:
Liam Delta (Editor)
Dennise M. Kowalczyk (Executive Producer)
Vicky Mazzone (Web)



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