The Politics of Living - Episode 15


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Wed, 05/02/2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Bonnie Michelle
Because life is political.


May 2, 2018

  • Inessa Anderson talks with new contributor Bonnie Michelle.  Bonnie describes herself as a "perpetual student", and has devoted herself to the the art of conversation  - specifically, using conversation to explore the deeper meaning of the journey of life.  She created a website, Rain For Salt, and became a healer.  
  • New contributor Bonnie Michelle chats with her daughter, Ruby Violet, about love and moms, and offering some solid advice for the moms out there about self-care - including the magic powers of ice cream. 
  • The May episode of The She-Ra Solution, host Kristin Thiel talks about the divine marriage of two artists:  Rosa Bonheur and Anna Klumpke - a unique partnership based on respect and admiration in the mid-1800s.  The She-Ra Solution is inspired by Maria Teresa Hart’s article, "She Ra and the Fight Against the Token Girl", published in The Atlantic.
  • Per:mutations, hosted by Leidi Monte, presents a compilation of voices introducing her work in media.  Guest Names: (in order of appearance), Leni Stern, Levi Winkler, Candi Brings Plenty, Kingsley, Eden Page & Eliz, Erin Keely Whitworth Machado, Renee Sills, BLK + IVY, DBate Production Crew, Dr. Judi Herring, Abyss Infinite, Ashley Kervabon, Ev’yan Whitney.
  • Closing song:  local singer-songwriter Joanne Hodges with "Exit the Scene" from her debut album, "World Of Time."



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Hosted by:

Dennise M. Kowalczyk


Content Contributors:
Inessa Anderson – Bonnie Michelle
Bonnie Michelle – Ruby Violet
Leidi Monte – Per:mutation
Kristin Theil – She Ra Solution
Technical Assistance:
Dennise M. Kowalczyk (Executive Producer/Editor)
Vicky Mazzone (Web)


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