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Happy Hour talk for both sides of the brain

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English


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Redwoods and stewardship

11/11/2016
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“Cutting the burl off redwoods … it’s like cutting off their feet. That’s the source of new roots, to get bigger, to keep growing.” The California Coastal Redwoods were extensively clear cut around the turn of the century. But, thanks to the Redwood League (later Save the Redwoods) and influential individuals, acres of old growth […]

Duration: 00:58:53


Independent radio and education

9/23/2015
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Corporate radio is struggling, and for good reason. Listeners are demanding variety, and finding it online or via satellite. How can people hear their favorite types of music (with unlimited artists), and support their local community? Dennis Newhall of Sacramento’s K-ZAP and Joe Parente of Process Theater, Inc. discuss their joint effort in bringing back […]

Duration: 00:47:39


Prison blues and kazoos

8/19/2015
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Why should real prisoners have all the fun? Captain Rufus T. Whizbang (Neil Hillel) and the Ophir Prison Marching Kazoo Band and Temperance Society, Ltd. have entertained thousands of people around California and Nevada with their wacky musical presentations and skits. Rubber Ducky, anyone? Download

Duration: 00:40:04


INDIEBlush and artists

8/12/2015
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A great talk with Christina Marie, the creative force behind INDIEBlush magazine – Burning Man, body issues, digital media, creating and investing in indie collectives. Download

Duration: 01:03:02


Native Americans and culture

4/29/2015
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Indian? Native American? First Nation? The “appropriate” name of this culture varies, depending on the location. Al Striplen, MA is a descendant of a California coastal tribe, who serves as docent at the State Indian Museum in Sacramento, also offering guidance and instruction in Native American spirituality, and mindfulness, through meditation and prayer. Listen to […]

Duration: 00:46:32


New books and Earth Day

4/22/2015
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Looking for new books to read? Authors introduce their books at a recent book fair event. And, in honor of Earth Day, vendors at an Earth Day event share insight, and resources. Listen to Conversation Accessories on iTunes or Stitcher (Android) or Download. Follow on Twitter @ConversationsHD, Instagram @julieparkerstories, and on Facebook.

Duration: 00:54:42


Hikes and stories

3/25/2015
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Gifted writer, storyteller, hiker, and mountaineer, Daniel Arnold has published his third book, “Snowblind.” This time around, he has written a collection of fictional short stories that capture of the soul essence of alpine obsession. Listen to Conversation Accessories on iTunes or Stitcher (Android) or Download. Follow on Twitter @ConversationsHD, Instagram @julieparkerstories, and on Facebook.

Duration: 00:26:35


Motown and Movements

2/4/2015
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Motown and that “Motown sound” continues to be a powerful influence on musicians and songwriters, and it’s just plainfun.Motown on Mondays(“MOM”) is truly a party forall ages, with 18 current locations, and looking to spread the joy into Europe. This week, I speak with a few of the Sacramento Motown on Mondays gang – Ginnie […]

Duration: 00:30:23


Remedies and Cures

1/28/2015
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How was yarn used as a diagnostic tool for eye doctors? What sound does an iron lung make? This week, “Dr. Bob” LaPerrier gives a virtual tour of the Museum of Medical History in Sacramento, California. Listen to Conversation Accessories on iTunes or Stitcher (Android) or Download. Follow on Twitter @ConversationsHD, Instagram @julieparkerstories, and on […]

Duration: 00:49:37


Burning Man and homesteaders

11/26/2014
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Answering your burning questions about Burning Man with a round table discussion of five Burning Man devotees. Also, we visit the Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, Nebraska. Listen to Conversation Accessories on iTunes or Stitcher (Android) or Download. Follow on Twitter @ConversationsHD and “Like” on Facebook.

Duration: 00:59:51


Classic and coal

11/19/2014
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Could you become a 1950′s DJ without any training? Ron Harrison shares his first-hand experience in a small coastal town in 1955 Also, we visit The National Coal Heritage Area in West Virginia. Listen to Conversation Accessories on iTunes or Stitcher (Android) or Download. Follow on Twitter @ConversationsHD and “Like” on Facebook.

Duration: 00:20:40


Whiskey and forests

9/3/2014
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Whiskey talk this week with Wesley Scoville ofThe Life of A Whiskey Drinker. And, we visitMarsh-Billings-Rockefeller in Woodstock, Vermont. Listen to Conversation Accessories on iTunes or Stitcher (Android) or Download. Follow on Twitter @ConversationsHD and “Like” on Facebook for backstories.

Duration: 00:43:02