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Ep 40 Headcount Co-Founder Andy Bernstein

10/9/2018
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“Power of the collective”: Executive Director Andy Bernstein talks about how Headcount.org works with musicians to promote active citizenship, Headcount’s rock n’ roll office hours, and the unusual way he earned cash money at his first concert. Headcount.org website – sign up to vote or volunteer! Verify your voter registration status – pass this link […] The post Ep 40 Headcount Co-Founder Andy Bernstein appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:38:21

Ep 39 Ballerina Aesha Ash

9/25/2018
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“We are multidimensional”: Swan Dreams Project founder Aesha Ash talks about harnessing the power of imagery to challenge socio-economic and racial norms in ballet, being kind to yourself, and a dreamy first recital costume. Swan Dreams Project Swan Dreams on Facebook Kids Meet an Opera Singer video One of my favorite Prince performances: a collab […] The post Ep 39 Ballerina Aesha Ash appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:39:25

Ep 38 Listeners’ First Concerts

9/11/2018
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“Hooked on live shows from that moment on”: From Metallica to Manilow, parking lot panic attacks to pretend roadies, Cow Palace to CBGB’s, Midlife Mixtape listeners answer the question: “What was your first concert, and what were the circumstances?” Shhhhh, don’t tell Barry’s mom that he was the band’s roadie Thanks as always to M. […] The post Ep 38 Listeners’ First Concerts appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:36:48

Ep 37 Journalist Barbara Bradley Hagerty

8/28/2018
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“The bear is dinner”: Barbara Bradley Hagerty, author of “Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife” on two big secrets to midlife happiness, balancing a short- and long-term life outlook, and a French concert that wasn’t. Barb’s website Books Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife Fingerprints of God: The Search […] The post Ep 37 Journalist Barbara Bradley Hagerty appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:44:24

Ep 36 Author Rob Sheffield

8/14/2018
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“10,000 conversations about Prince”: Rolling Stone columnist and author Rob Sheffield on how how shared music and memories temper our losses, the benefits to practicing adaptability, and the enduring genius of Disco Naps. Rob’s website Links to all of Rob’s books Forever grateful to Rob for reminding me about L’Trimm in one of the chapters […] The post Ep 36 Author Rob Sheffield appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:25:00

Ep 35 “Listen To Your Mother” Founder Ann Imig

7/31/2018
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“You, Again”: Ann Imig, founder of the “Listen To Your Mother” national staged reading series, on knowing when the time has come to move on, making friends with fear, and why lozenges and jumpsuits are so complementary. Ann’s website “Listen To Your Mother” website “Listen To Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We’re Saying […] The post Ep 35 “Listen To Your Mother” Founder Ann Imig appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:40:21

Ep 34 Designer Lesley Evers

7/17/2018
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“Problems into opportunity”: Women’s clothing designer Lesley Evers on the wholesale nightmare she turned into a retail renaissance, how she makes her brand more inclusive, and that time Grace Jones set the stage on fire. Literally. Lesley Evers website Yes. Yes she is 70. #AgingGoals Thanks as always to M. The Heir Apparent, who provides […] The post Ep 34 Designer Lesley Evers appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:41:00

Ep 33 Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn

7/3/2018
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“Lightning in a bottle”: MTV VJ and IHeart80s radio host Martha Quinn on her crazy audition for the job of a lifetime, why there’s so much nostalgia for the ‘80s, and learning not to overload her “plate.” Martha Quinn at IHeart80s@103.7 Follow Martha on Twitter and Facebook Martha’s Mixtape – submit your ideas for a […] The post Ep 33 Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:42:00

Ep 32 Singer/Songwriter Jeffrey Foucault

6/19/2018
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“There’s no shortcut:” Along with sneak previews from his new album Blood Brothers, Americana musician Jeffrey Foucault shares his thoughts on impersonation becoming truth, the music economy, and the magic triad of luck, hard work, and talent. JeffreyFoucault.com Buy the new album here! Here’s the title track to Jeffrey’s new album… Thanks as always to […] The post Ep 32 Singer/Songwriter Jeffrey Foucault appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:34:47

Ep 31 Outdoor Afro founder Rue Mapp

6/5/2018
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“Trust my feet:” Nature hacktivist Rue Mapp on her non-profit’s work to reconnect and strengthen the relationship between nature and communities of color, the healing qualities of outdoor time at midlife, and trail (music) mixes. Outdoor Afro website Outdoor Afro on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s […] The post Ep 31 Outdoor Afro founder Rue Mapp appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:44:55

Ep 30 Democracy Defenders Isabel Kallman and Jeannine Harvey

5/22/2018
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“That next first step:” FeedOurDemocracy.com co-founders Isabel Kallman and Jeannine Harvey on the need for civic and civil engagement, the power of scale, and how all those years of therapy finally pay off at midlife. FeedOurDemocracy.com @meeteatactivate Alphamom 5Calls.org Nancy’s past blog posts about her Giving Circle Here’s teenage Isabel dancing in Salt-N-Pepa’s “Get Up.” […] The post Ep 30 Democracy Defenders Isabel Kallman and Jeannine Harvey appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:38:01

Ep 29 Humorist Wendi Aarons

5/8/2018
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“My time to call them out:” Award winning humorist Wendi Aarons on the power of protest humor, her admiration for the next generation’s ability to speak up, and her nascent career as a Barry Manilow fanfic writer. Wendi’s website Who Said It: Middle-aged woman or teenaged boy? Sixteen Candles gets a rewrite in Fifty Candles […] The post Ep 29 Humorist Wendi Aarons appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:39:44

Ep 28 Feminist Writer Peggy Orenstein

4/24/2018
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“I really stand by my work:” Bestselling author and journalist Peggy Orenstein on three decades of covering issues affecting girls and women, the persistence of the assault on women’s rights, and her curious predilection for offbeat adventure travel. Peggy’s website Peggy’s latest book Don’t Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life Peggy […] The post Ep 28 Feminist Writer Peggy Orenstein appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:33:42

Ep 27 Empathy Expert Dr. Kelsey Crowe

4/10/2018
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“Trusting my special sauce:” Grief and empathy specialist Dr. Kelsey Crowe on concrete ways to convert compassion to action, seeking joy in midlife grief, and outgrowing her own fear of making mistakes when loved ones undergo difficult times. Help Each Other Out – a collective for learning how to put compassion into action through activities […] The post Ep 27 Empathy Expert Dr. Kelsey Crowe appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:37:23

Ep 26 Resistance Genealogist Jennifer Mendelsohn

3/27/2018
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“My voice is worth hearing:” Journalist Jennifer Mendelsohn on turning her genealogy hobby into a powerful means of combating disinformation, her midlife confidence, and that time she was Mariah Carey’s backup singer at summer camp. Follow Jennifer on Twitter at @CleverTitleTK Dive into the #ResistanceGenealogy hashtag for dispatches from the Genealogy Army. They’re armed with […] The post Ep 26 Resistance Genealogist Jennifer Mendelsohn appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:39:21

Ep 25 Hip Hop Choreographer Corey Action

3/13/2018
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“It’s ok to say no:” Bay Area hip hop legend Corey Action on the power of putting your wishes into the Universe, working with the next generation of hip hop activists, and freestyling through unexpected midlife transitions. www.CoreyAction.com www.newstylemotherlode.com I hard a hard time choosing from the plethora of Corey performance videos but I picked […] The post Ep 25 Hip Hop Choreographer Corey Action appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:40:07

Ep 24 Chainstitch Wrangler Kathie Sever

2/27/2018
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“This weird zig-zagging mishmash:” Custom embroidery designer Kathie Sever on being grateful for her circuitous life path, the sustainability trade off between customization and efficiency, and how craft keeps the humanity in a digital world. Kathie’s custom and camp garment company, Ft. Lonesome Ft Lonesome on Instagram One performer who probably gets a nice discount […] The post Ep 24 Chainstitch Wrangler Kathie Sever appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:36:38

Ep 23 Musician Kathy Valentine

2/13/2018
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“I really like to be scared:” The Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine on the band’s legacy and upcoming “Head Over Heels” musical, her thirst for lifelong learning, and the magic that comes from following those interests that tug at your heart. Kathy’s website – including links to her latest solo work Head Over Heels musical – […] The post Ep 23 Musician Kathy Valentine appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:46:39

Ep 22 Decluttering Expert Dana White

1/30/2018
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“Turn that creativity wheel:” Decluttering expert Dana White unpacks why less stuff means more creativity, how GenXers can help downsizing parents and kids leaving home, and the challenges and payoffs of living in the now. Dana’s site, A Slob Comes Clean A Slob Comes Clean podcast and DeclutterTV Enter for your chance to win a […] The post Ep 22 Decluttering Expert Dana White appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:42:05

Ep 21 Maternal Health Advocate Sera Bonds

1/16/2018
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“Reach over the divide:” Sera Bonds, founder/CEO of Circle of Health International (COHI,) talks about the power of transformative conversation, inherent racism in poverty work, and her changing definition of success at midlife. Circle of Health International More about Sera from the COHI site Scenes from the International Jazz Festival in Port Au Prince, Haiti. […] The post Ep 21 Maternal Health Advocate Sera Bonds appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:35:26