#19 Susan Barnett (51%-NPR)/ Lindsey Mills (Surfer Blood) “Committing to Your Passion and Building Community”

During this week’s Girl Talk Shana drops some links to some fab feminist podcasts and Theresa vents about a leering police officer and her failure to respond more strongly to his inappropriateness. Our first guest Susan Barnett, writer and former host of 51%, The Women’s Perspective, joins us to talk about her life as a journalist and reporter and how she eventually gave it all up to work on her fiction. Our second guest, Lindsey Mills, touring musician, record label owner and community builder talks about growing up in Florida with parents who nurtured and supported her creative endeavors, what it’s like touring and how she keeps community back home. Self care takes you to the Moon!

#18 Sarah Carlson (Growing Films) / Brooke Baxter Bailey (Glasslands Music Venue) “Growing Films and Artist Spaces”

This week’s Girl Talk gets into Shana being in the recording studio and Theresa exercising her creativity through painting. Our first guest Sarah Carlson, Filmmaker, editor, producer, and artist talks about her childhood, being adopted and her various creative projects. Our second guest, Brooke Baxter Bailey, shares about how she started Glasslands, a music venue and collaborative artist space in Brooklyn, NY. Brooke shares a bit about her personal life and the challenges of her first pregnancy, selling her restaurant and moving her life to the Hudson Valley to open The Glass Mountain Inn. And yes, more self care talk!!!

#17 Sarah Perrotta (Musician, Performer) / B.A Miale (Live Projection-Artist) “Making Music and Getting Creative with Projections”

Shana’s BACK! And her song “Cool Kids” is on all the iPhone’s in all the Apple stores in all the land! Sarah Perrotta, vocalist and musician, talks about her music career, the joy she experiences when writing and making music, the challenges she’s faced along the way, and her recording process around her next album coming out before the end of the year. Second guest B.A. Miale, music video editor, director and projection artist, shares about how she got into her unique career, her creative process and the challenges she’s faced along the way. Self care is all about slowing down!

#16 Carla Rozman (Artist, Designer) / Jen Donovan (Le Shag) “Beauty and Business”

Guest Host, Designer and Artist, Carla Rozman joins Theresa this week while Shana is away. We discuss the latest in (hashtag) metoo and critique the design of Melania’s new campaign to combat bullying. We have fun interviewing Jen Donovan, beauty and style maven and founder of LeShag. We have fun with the Vogue 73 questions and learn about parthenogenesis from our gals at WINGS.

#16 Carla Rozman (Artist, Designer) / Jen Donovan (Le Shag) “Beauty and Business”

Theresa is joined by guest hostess, Carla Rozman, designer and artist, while Shana is in Scotland. We discuss the latest in (hashtag)metoo, and critique the design of Melania’s new campaign to combat bullying. Jen Donovan, founder of LeShag, talks about how she got into the beauty and makeup world, how she’s built a successful business and why she is training new aspiring salon owners in how to become successes of their own. In the theme of Mother’s Day, we were joined by special guest callers, Theresa’s Mom and Jen’s Mom and learn a little about who and what inspires them. Carla plays the Vogue 73 questions game with Jen, and we learn a bit about parthenogenesis from Frieda Werden at WINGS. (That’s virgin births for those of you intrigued.)

Next week, we are joined by musical goddess, Sarah Perrotta and projection artist and designer, BA Miale. Leave us your voicemail telling us who has what you want and why! 845-481-3428

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http://www.carlarozman.com/

Jen Donovan
https://www.jendonovan.com/

WINGS
http://previous.ncra.ca/dspProgramDetail.cfm?programID=197462

Today’s show was engineered by Manuel Blas of Radio Kingston, http://www.radiokingston.org.
We heard music from Shana Falana, http://www.shanafalana.com/, and audio from WINGS!

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#15 Amy Brown-White (Diversity and Inclusivity Consultant) / Sara Milonovich (Rootstock Farm Fest) “Diversity, Inclusion, Making Music and Supporting Farmers”

Today, we talk about the Cosby verdict, women’s vindication and the fierceness of Michelle Wolf. Then we’re joined by guest Amy Brown-White to talk diversity and inclusivity. Our second guest, Sara Milonovich, talks about her vast experience as a touring musician and co-founding her own festival to raise money for local farmers.

#14 KayCee Wimbish (YMCA Urban Farm) / Sammi Niss (Cancer Survivor, Musician) “Urban Farming and Surviving Cancer”

Today we talk hair and age appropriate hair cuts. Guest KayCee Wimbish tells us about starting an urban farm and how to expand food access. Second guest Sammi Niss shares her process working through cancer and chemo at the age of 27 and releasing a solo album. Pssst, she’s a drummer and then some.

#13 Liz Harrington (O+ Fest, Entrepreneur) / Kim Field (Stargazer Lilies) “Life After New York City”

Today we catch up on things, Shana in the recording studio and the emotions that come up around that, and Theresa and “babygate.” Warning, lots of emotions around trying to conceive. We’re then joined by guest Liz Harrington, wife, Mom, pollinator for the Hudson Valley’s local currency who talks about leaving NYC behind to build her dream life upstate. Our second guest is Kim Field, singer and bass player for the band, The Stargazer Lilies. Amidst the ups and downs of musicianhood, Kim too made the leap from NYC to the Poconos in search of a…yep, a different lifestyle.

#13 Liz Harrington (O+ Fest, Entrepreneur) / Kim Field (Stargazer Lilies) “Life After New York City”

On today’s show, Shana and Theresa catch up with each other. Shana talks about her week in the studio recording her new album and on the emotions that come up thinking about whether this is her last one. Theresa gets a little vulnerable talking about the saga of setting up a baby gate for other Mom’s at the yoga studio as she works through her own emotions of trying to have a baby. Tissues may be needed.

Special in studio guest, Liz Harrington, Mom, Wife, pollinator for Hudson Valley’s local currency, community builder, and innovator talks about how she was able to leave NYC behind and is in the process of building her dream life in the Hudson Valley. After a life threatening birth with her second child, she and her family refocused their priorities, downsized, and started looking to community for support and nourishment. Liz and her cheerleading attitude is an inspiration to us all!

We also hear from Kim Field, singer and bass player for shoegaze band, The Stargazer Lilies. Kim also made the big leap away from NYC to the Poconos, PA looking for a different lifestyle. She shares the ups and downs of being a musician and how she overcomes those challenges to pursue her dreams.

On next week’s show we speak with KayCee Wimbish who founded the Kingston YMCA Farm Project in an abandoned field in the middle of the city, and Sammi Niss, drummer, cancer survivor and songwriter performing her first solo show, Hiding Behind Sound, at the end of this month.

Leave us YOUR voicemail telling us about a woman who has what you want and why…or in other words, who inspires you, what traits to you admire in another woman…you get it. Call US, 845.481.3428, and we’ll play your voicemail on the show!

Liz Harrington
https://www.facebook.com/lizzy.harrington

Hudson Valley Current
https://hudsonvalleycurrent.org/

Kim Field
https://www.thestargazerlilies.com/

Today’s show was engineered by Ida Hakkila of Radio Kingston, http://www.radiokingston.org.
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#12 Carolita Johnson(New Yorker Cartoonist) / Sari Botton (Writer, NY Times ) “Learning to Say No”

Theresa and guest hostess Carolita Johnson, artist and New Yorker cartoonist, talk about Carolita’s journey back and forth between New York City and Paris, dodging careers your parents envision for you, and becoming an artist on your own terms. They are joined by special guest Sari Botton, writer, Essays Editor at Longreads, Editorial Director at TMI Project, editor of Goodbye to All That and Never Can Say Goodbye, and founder of Kingston Writer’s Studio.