Gallery Fraga opened a blog and podcasts. I love the idea. Remember the interviews of artists on Voice of Bainbridge? Unfortunately most of the recordings are now unavailable since the server where they were stored closed down... You can listen to the artist talking about her work: great :)
Diane Horn hosts a public interest radio program entitled the sustainability segment on KEXP that airs at the typical 7 am on saturdays. Her guest last saturday was Donald Shoup, THE expert on parking issues. He explains the high cost of so called free parking and offers alternative strategies that should be considered for Winslow. Maybe Islandwood could invite Shoup for a conference (and some local consulting)? LISTEN and spread the word :)
This Monday, Philippe Boucher sat with Jay Inslee on a sunny bench at the Farmer's market. Jay talks about a recent trip to Europe where he had the opportunity to voice his concerns about Airbus vs Boeing. He gives several examples of new technologies to improve energy use but is Detroit ready for them? As a follow up on the presentation given by Amory Lovins on February 11, he explains how the Pentagon can play a key role to help. Islanders had asked VoB to transmit questions to Jay about the filibuster and the electoral reform (paper trail etc), here are his answers. At the end we discussed the ferry problem, the fares and why we are in this situation. Listen (16 min).
November 12: Interview with Sherry Appleton after her election as State Assembly Representative (11 min). Sherry shares her post-election impressions after an energetic campaign supported by many Bainbridge volunteers.
November 12: Interview with Jay Inslee after his reelection as Congressman for Washington State first district (17 min). Jay speaks about the electoral results at the different levels and what's next. He explains the priorities of the Apollo project and a few ongoing initiatives and projects to develop alternative sources of energy. Our interview took place at the very convivial Pegasus Coffee: that explains the conversations in the background. For more information: Jay Inslee's personal site About the Apollo project Pegasus Coffee House
November 10: Tomas Smeeth of Radio Bainbridge Institute interviews storyteller Megan Wells about her play Helen's Troy (12 min). She speaks about the power of telling stories and the lineage of theater. In the second part she discusses the creation of the play (16 min). More info: www.MeganWells.com Get your tickets at BPA
November 1: Interview with Bob Scales about his first year as a Council Member (32 min). Bob speaks about a few key projects (how to support tourism, more city funding for non-motorized transportation, the creation of contingency and emergency funds) and shares a few thoughts about open space and communication issues. He also tells how he was hit by a SUV's side mirror while cycling on Madison. Bob does not have a website or a blog (yet?) so we refer you to the info provided on the Kitsap County Auditor's site in the 2003 election pamphlet.
October 29: Interview with Carla Orcutt about women prisoners in Kitsap County (42 min). Carla speaks about the Kairos progam and the creation of the Marilyn Branderberg transitional house in Bremerton. More about Kairos
October 26: We took the ferry along the Bainbridge Spartans Varsity Soccer team and we had the opportunity to co-record an interview of coach Mark Grindrod by our radio journalist friend and soccer specialist Thomas Smeeth (6 min). We wish we could post more recordings about sports. We need to raise $150 to provide a portable digital recorder to Thomas. Go Spartans! The soccer teams schedule More about Thomas and the Bainbridge Radio Institute
October 18: Interview with John van den Meerendonk , member of the Community Forestry Commission after the monthly meeting of the CFC (16 min). Since the meeting usually lasts 2 hours and many people would not listen to the whole recording, one member of the group will participate in an interview with Voice of Bainbridge and present the main topics of the meeting. This was the first interview of this kind. Topics included noxious weeds, aerial photography of the island, preparation of the November 8 public meeting. More info: Community Forestry Commission
October 16: Interview with Steve Maslach , Glass Sculptor (40 min). Steve talks about his 35 year passion with glass making, the running of two studios, past and present work. More info: www.cuneofurnace.com
October 6: Betsy Peabody talks about the Puget Sound Restoration Fund (39 min). She explains her passion for the native Olympia oyster and how this shellfish is a key component of our shorelines. Look out for their new projects on Fletcher Bay and Manzanita Bay. Check their website: www.restorationfund.org and look for more info via Google.
October 4: Sara Cramer-Sherbina and Emil McCulloch talk about the Bainbridge Ballet, where 230 Islanders of all ages enjoy and practice dancing (12 min). Soon a open house session where you can try a free lesson. Check their website: Bainbridge Ballet
October 2: Interview with Steve Rhoades, Cycling Coach (12 min). Steve has been a cycling coach for 3 years. Before that he was a bike messenger in Seattle for 8 years. He teaches his clients how to get back riding a bicycle. One year with Steve and you are ready for the Chilly-Hilly. More info: www.rhoadescycling.com
September 22: In our biketalk program, interview with our cyclist of the weekAndy Kosick (12 min ). Andy explains how he decided to start cycling again because he wanted to lose weight. He did and he is now a master level cyclist, exercising every day. More info about Euroracing.net , a favorite company of Andy that organizes bike racing trips in Europe.
September 15: Interview with Wayne Roth, Executive Director of KUOW (45 min). Wayne talked about the evolution of radio broadcasting from AM to FM, the present changes linked to the internet and the digital signals. We discussed the local community needs, the programming limits of the traditional FM format and how internet and digital radios can contribute to a broader offer. KUOW
September 10: Interview with Sandy Fischer, project manager of Winslow Tomorrow (27 min). She explains the process, the timeframe, the people involved and how the community is going to participate. Winslow Tomorrow