Marie interviews Gentle Heron of Virtual Ability in Second Life. Its mission is to enable people with a wide range of disabilities by providing a supporting environment for them to enter and thrive in online virtual worlds like Second Life. This weekend (November 13-14) is the International Disability Rights Affirmation Conference. The theme is: It’s All About the People. Listen in to learn more about Gentle's work & Virtual Ability. http://www.virtualability.org/
Marie is pleased to welcome Letty Luckstone and the planning committee members behind the VWBPE conference in Second Life. On March 9, the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference will begin. This year's theme is HORIZONS. Listen in to learn more about the event, its speakers and the positive impact educators are making in virtual worlds. Featured Musician: ChanelHurricane http://vwbpe.org/
On today's show, Marie interviews Be The Match event organizers, Brianna Beresford and Katsii Tennen about the mission of the organization, how to get involved and upcoming Live Music fundraiser on Saturday, October 17 from 12:00p-6pm slt. If you are in Second Life, make sure to join us to support this life saving organization. Online marrow drive link: http://join.marrow.org/BWBTM http://www.bethematchfoundation.org/goto/BWBTM
Today's guest is Author Debbie De Louise (Dulcie Mills in Second Life). She published two novels, a short story, and several articles. She's a reference librarian at a public library on Long Island. Her mystery novel, “A Stone’s Throw,” was published this November by Limitless Publishing. Listen in to learn about her novels, how Debbie discovered Second Life, her shop on Book Island, upcoming book signing and Amazon promotion. Love Talk! with Marie? Follow the show on Twitter and Pinterest.
Marie chats with Emma Portilo & John to discuss Art in Hats Team Diabetes of Second Life. This is one of the biggest annual events in SL. A committed team of organizers, artists, designers and residents make this event possible. Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association. The mission of Team Diabetes of SL is to raise awareness, tolerance, and funds for diabetes in the virtual world of SL.http://teamdiabetesofsl.org/
Marie interviews Scholar-Artist-PhD Student Blue Myanamotu of University of Rochester and Writer Natalya Lore. They "explore the virtual world and write about their adventures, hobbies and experiences." To learn more about their work, check out https://virtuosity1111.wordpress.com/
On today's show, Marie dishes about her favorite new TV shows and old favorites, from Scandal, How to get Away with Murder, The Good Wife, Minority Report, Limitless, Blindspot, Extant, Humans, Heroes Reborn, Quantico, Rosewood to Being Mary Jane. First up, Marie shares lessons learned from The Junkyard Wonders, an inspirational book by Patricia Polacco. Listen in to find out what's happening on Concert Window.
Marie interviews Dorothy Johnson-Speight, Founder and Executive Director of Mothers In Charge, Inc (MIC). Dorothy was named Philadelphia Citizen of the Year by The Philadelphia Inquirer. The efforts of Mothers In Charge has received national attention of the OWN Network’s” Our America” hosted by Lisa Ling. It is an honor to have her share her vision for MIC and future plans to expand the organization. For more information about Mothers In Charge, Inc., check out…