Within our community we are fortunate to have people who are particularly good at making and maintaining connections with others. Today we speak with Mark Curdo, who has hosted a yearly Markathon to benefit the Center for Grieving Children since 2008, musician Isaiah Taylor and David Thete, founder of Kesho Wazo.
For more than half a century, Unity College has provided a high quality, innovative yet practical education to students in the field of environmental sustainability. Today we speak with Unity College President, Dr. Melik Peter Khoury, and with Professor Mick Womersley, faculty advisor to the Unity College Search and Rescue Team.
Twice a year, we at Love Maine Radio are fortunate to take part in a daylong gathering of creative Mainers of every description called “Maine Live.” Today we speak with two of our upcoming Maine Live speakers: Maine’s current poet laureate, Stuart Kestenbaum, is the interim president of the Maine College of Art; Donna McNeil is the former director of the Maine Arts Commission.
We humans have been plagued by disease—both infectious and environmental–since we began life on this planet. Today we discuss two very different diseases with individuals who are working to mitigate them. Scientists Dr. Elissa Chesler and Dr. Vivek Kumar are studying addiction at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor. Ann Lee Hussey, herself a polio survivor, has travelled the world immunizing people against polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
- Community Connectors #288
- Unity: Education, Search & Rescue #287
- Poetry & Public Art #286
- Investigating Addiction & Preventing Polio #285
- Gardiner Drama & Dining #284
- Impacted by Addiction #283
- Pond Hockey & Portland Eating #282
- Taking Care of Teeth & Treating Trauma #281
- Kids, Community & Coffee #280
- Neighborhood Nourishment #279
Having lived in the Portland area for many years, I am excited to see the growth and new energy being invested in Maine’s largest city. Today we speak with Maine Senate President Justin Alfond and real estate developer Jim Brady: two individuals who are bringing jobs, housing and visitors to our state, and in promoting the high quality standard of living…
Autumn is a time for gathering what we have grown; for nourishing ourselves in preparation for the winter ahead. Today we speak with guests who are offering events during which we can nourish ourselves. Stefanie Manning is the new co-owner of Harvest on the Harbor, a multi-day food and drink event being held here in Portland. Alban Maino and Dr.…